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Will you be there Wednesday?

closethecanidromeDear Friends,

You're invited! On September 30, greyhound advocates from all around the world will join together to light a candle to remember the thousands of dogs that have died at China's only dog track, the Canidrome.

Whether on your own, or as part of a group, your help is needed to stop the killing of innocent greyhounds at this terrible facility. Located on the isolated peninsula of Macau, no dog gets out alive.

Who: Everyone who cares about greyhounds!


  1. Light a candle and take a photo of you or your dog holding a sign with the hashtag #CloseTheCanidrome stating the reason you feel so strongly about helping the greyhounds. Wear your campaign t-shirt if you have already received it.

  2. Email the photo to Macau Chief Executive Chui Sai On at and politely ask him to end the suffering of greyhounds in Macau (Please bcc us at

  3. Then, post your photo with the hastag #CloseTheCanidrome on all of your social media networks and on our main facebook event page

  4. Finally, remember to sign our petition and please send a much-needed donation here

When: The evening of September 30

Where: In your own home or as part of a public event

Events have already been organized in multiple countries and the Isle of Wight. That's right the great Anne Finch, founder of Greyhounds in Need UK, will be hosting her own personal observance from her cottage off the southern coast of England! The members of Greyhound Rescue Belgium, CAGED NW (UK), Greyhound Equality Society (AU), Galgos Ethique Europe (Spain) and Association Aide Aux Levriers Martyrs (France) are doing the same while groups like Greyhound Adoptions of Florida (USA), Greyhound Companions of New Mexico (USA), Greyhound Rescue Idaho (USA), Animal Liberation NSW, Sentient, Greyhound Rescue NSW, and the Greens (Australia) are organizing official events along with anchor rallies by ANIMA Macau, and GREY2K USA Worldwide in Massachusetts and Florida.

Click here to find an event near you or RSVP to host a personal observance of your own. Additionally, please check out our new t-shirts made especially for this global campaign to shut down the worst dog track in the world.
CloseTheCanidrome tshirt
Go team!

Christine A. Dorchak
President and General Counsel



P.S. By the way, Greyhounds in Nood Belgium, Pet Levrieri, and Animal Liberation Queensland with Coventry Against Greyhound Racing jumped in ahead of time and already hosted initial events this weekend! Read the full list and see photos from around the world here.


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