PROGRAMME – FREEDOM FOR GREYHOUNDS – Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September, Milan.
Programme for the international event for greyhound advocates organised by Pet Levrieri that will be held in Italy on the weekend of the 23rd-24th-25th September. Speakers representing ANIMA Macau, GREY2K USA Worldwide, Caged Northwest, GreytExploitations, the British parliamentary All Party Group for Animal Welfare and Limerick Animal Welfare will be taking part.
International Event, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September, Milan.
Saturday 24th September 2016, Centro Sportivo Comunale Via Dante 72 – 20020 Cesate (MILAN)
9.30 – 9.45: Welcome: Speeches from the president of Pet Levrieri Stefania Traini and from Local Authority representatives.
9.45-10.15: Pre-adoption course for new owners on how to help rescued greyhounds settle into family life: Part One.
10.15-11.45: Speeches by representatives of the international antiracing movement. Albano Martins, President of ANIMA Macau: “The Macau Canidrome and the Close The Canidrome campaign: past and present situation, and future prospects”.
Christine Dorchak, President and General Counsellor, GREY2K USA Worldwide: “The fight to end racing in the USA and the international role of GREY2K USA Worldwide”. Marion Fitzggibon, founder and Director of the Irish rescue Limerick Animal Welfare (LAW): “The Irish antiracing movement and the situation of greyhounds and lurchers in Ireland.”
Trudy Baker, founder and spokesperson of the British group Greyt Exploitations: “The aims and achievements of Greyt Exploitations in the context of the British antiracing movement, and the situation of racing greyhounds and lurchers in the UK”.
Michael James, Director of Promotions and public speaker for the British group CAGED North West: “The aims and achievements of Caged Northwest in the context of the British antiracing grassroots and activist movement, and the situation of racing greyhounds and lurchers in the UK”.
Aileen Ward, representative for Greyt Exploitations, and the All Party Group for Animal Welfare: “The work of the British Parliamentary All Party Group for Animal Welfare”.
Stefania Traini, President of Pet levrieri: “The contribution of Pet Levrieri to the Close The Canidrome campaign and the fight to end greyhound racing worldwide”.
11.45-12.15: Handing over ceremony of 20 rescued Irish greyhounds and lurchers to their adoptive and foster families.
12.15 -13.00: Settling-in course for new greyhound adopters: Part Two. Feedback and further advice for the new adopters from PL’s team of professional behaviourists and canine instructors.13.00-14.30: Lunch
14.30 – 17.00: Socialising time for guests, associate members of Pet Levrieri and adopters (and their hounds).15.30-17.30: Guided Tour of Milan. 20.00-22.00: Dinner with our guests from overseas and the Board of Directors of Pet Levrieri Sunday 25th September, Milan and Como
10.00 – 13.00: Private meeting for discussing international strategies. 13.00 – 15.00: Lunch