Monthly Archives: February 2011

Injuries at Greyhound dog track a worry

Injuries at dog track a worry Tuesday February 22, 2011 Injuries at dog track a worry Animal welfare official says Nitro facility has highest number for single track by Billy Wolfe Daily Mail staff Charleston Daily Mail Officials with animal welfare … Continue reading

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Overnight Derby Lane Race Track Fire Extinguished; Greyhounds Are Safe

Overnight Derby Lane Race Track Fire Extinguished; Greyhounds Are Safe  – Florida The fire broke out in a kennel that housed 40-50 greyhounds and was located next to the St. Petersburg dog racing track. By Linda Hersey |  February 15, … Continue reading

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Poor economy, greyhound deaths challenge Ebro dog-racing track

Poor economy, greyhound deaths challenge dog-racing track 200 Racetrack Rd.  Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547  February 19, 2011 9:06 PM Felicia Kitzmiller Florida Freedom Newspapers EBRO — Months after protesters picketed outside Ebro Greyhound Park, racing fans are anxiously counting … Continue reading

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Australia – Muzzle changes may help greyhounds

Muzzle changes may help greyhounds Feb. 16, 2011 NON-RACING greyhounds will no longer have to wear a muzzle once they complete an approved retraining program under changes to NSW law aimed at encouraged adoption of more former racing dogs. The … Continue reading

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State House OK’s Bill that Bans Simulcasting Greyhound Racing in PA

State House OK’s Bill that Bans Simulcasting Greyhound Racing in PA Feb. 15, 2011 Pennsylvania’s Fox News HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY — A bill that bans the simulcasting of greyhound racing in Pennsylvania was unanimously approved Tuesday by the State House. … Continue reading

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The Survey Says: Iowans Support Greyhound “Decoupling”

The Survey Says: Iowans Support Greyhound “Decoupling” Posted: 01 Feb 2011 12:43 PM PST According to a landmark survey released today by GREY2K USA and reported first by the Des Moines Register, a solid majority of Iowa voters support allowing … Continue reading

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Bill would end Greyhound dog racing but assist owners, kennels

If state lawmakers agree to let casinos end live dog racing in Iowa, greyhound owners and kennels would be paid a “soft landing” fee and the state treasury would get an extra $10 million a year, according to a proposed … Continue reading

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