Monthly Archives: March 2011

Ban Greyhound Racing in Iowa – Petition

Ban Greyhound Racing in Iowa – Petition   OVERVIEW Iowa State Representative Mary Mascher said she plans to introduce legislation next session to shut down greyhound racing in the state, which she accurately describes as “an inhumane, dying industry.” Iowa is … Continue reading

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Voters poll shows humane preferences (for Greyhounds)

From the Humane Society of the United States: Orlando Sentinel  3-28-11 A statewide survey conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research shows that Florida voters strongly oppose trophy hunting of the state’s recovering black bear population. They also support efforts to … Continue reading

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Greyhounds unleashed from gambling requirements

Greyhounds unleashed from gambling requirements Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2011 HERALD/TIMES TALLAHASSEE BUREAU Florida’s greyhound track owners won another round in their quest to phase out the unprofitable elements of their greyhound racing operations. A bill to end the state requirement … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Dog Track Loses $2.5 Million A Year On Greyhound Racing

Mardi Gras Dog Track Loses $2.5 Million A Year On Greyhound Racing By Michael J. Mooney, Fri., Mar. 4 2011 @ 3:02PM  Broward Palm Beach New Times ​Though greyhound racing in Florida pre-dates pro football, baseball, just about every other … Continue reading

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Video Reveals Shocking—but Common—Greyhound Racing Dog Injuries

February 22, 2011 Video Reveals Shocking—but Common—Racing Dog Injuries   A video released this week by Greyhound advocacy group Grey2K USA shows horrifying injuries incurred at the Tri-State Racetrack in Cross Lanes, West Virginia—highlighting the suffering of racing dogs across … Continue reading

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Charleston Daily Mail Editorializes in Favor of the Greyhounds

Charleston Daily Mail Editorializes in Favor of the Greyhounds Posted: 24 Feb 2011 12:19 PM PST This morning, the Charleston Daily Mail Editorial Board weighed in on the future of greyhound racing in West Virginia. In a concise and cogent … Continue reading

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Miami TV Station Uncovers Cruelty of Greyhound Dog Racing

Miami TV Station Uncovers Cruelty of Greyhound Dog Racing Did you know that the dog tracks in the Sunshine State are required to offer live racing throughout the year in order to keep their licenses? That’s right, Derby Lane, Palm … Continue reading

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