The GRNSW Greyhound Welfare and Veterinary Services Unit is responsible for providing expert advice to the NSW greyhound racing industry on veterinary matters.
To assist trainers and other participants, this page will provide up to date and current veterinary alerts that have recently been issued by the unit.
Current Veterinary Alerts
Kennel Cough (2/5/2016) - GRNSW would like to advise industry participants that the incidence of kennel cough appears to have slowed down over recent months.... Read more>>
Vaccines (25/1/16) - All greyhound pups must have had a protective course of vaccines to provide a C5 level of cover by 16 weeks of age. C5 vaccination must provide protection from..... Read more>>
Report Signs of Disease (25/1/16) - Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) requires participants to report any certain diseases or signs of disease in their greyhounds as part of a new Disease Surveillance and Response Policy.... Read more>>
Comfortis & Ivermectin Toxicity (2/12/15) - Comfortis (Spinosad) is a very effective monthly chewable tablet used for the prevention and treatment of flea infestation.... Read more>>
Kennel Cough (9/11/15) - Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) would like to alert industry participants to two cases of kennel cough in racing greyhounds that have been reported.... Read more>>
Canine Parvovirus Infection (9/11/15) - As we approach the warmer months of the year, an increase in the incidence of canine parvovirus infection can be expected.... Read more>>
Infectious Disease Alert (21/8/15) - GRNSW continues to monitor and assess reports of disease in greyhounds, particularly in the Hunter Valley region.... Read more>>