Talking Couch Potatoes
By Free the Hounds Inc Association
Talking Couch PotatoesNov 10, 2023
Veterinary Professor Andrew Knight Part 1
An extended interview with leading Animal Welfare Veterinary Professor Andrew Knight. In part 1 of this interview, Matt and guest host Alan Dolphin discuss Professor Knight's 2018 publication on injuries in racing greyhounds and the recommendations for safer tracks. All information discussed can be found at www.andrewknight.info
Meet Lily Longnose, Hannah and Emily.
In this heartwarming episode, we dive into the enchanting world of children's literature.Join Matt and Mel as they embark on a special journey with a unique guest, 8-year-old Hannah, and Emily Norman, author of the delightful children's book "Lily Longnose Finds A Home."
A Rehoming Crisis
Matt & Mel chat with Toni Donnelly from Greyhound Adoptions WA, a community run and funded agency committed to safely rehoming greyhounds; focusing on the current rehoming crisis in Western Australia.
Undercover Rescue: Saving Jarek
In this episode Matt and Mel introduce regular segments, including listener feedback, fortnightly stats in Western Australia and greyhound related shoutouts. They discuss the current export bill to ban greyhound exports after Free The Hounds revealed Australian hounds in China's illegal gambling rings. One lucky survivor was secretly rescued and he will be welcomed back home for the sweet life very soon!
Georgie Purcell on Greyhound Racing & Politics
In this episode of Talking Couch Potatoes, we chat to Georgie Purcell, Member of Parliament for the Animal Justice Party in Northern Victoria. Georgie is an incredible advocate for greyhounds and she shares her insights into politics, greyhound racing, exports and more.
Welcome to Talking Couch Potatoes
In this new podcast series, by Free the Hounds (FTH), our host Matt will explore the complexities of the Greyhound Racing Industry in Western Australia, share the quirks of this loveable breed, hear from community members and more.
In this introductory episode you'll hear Mel Harrison, the President of FTH, chat about what FTH does, touch a little on the racing industry and dream about all the potentials of this new podcast series.