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Skechers Shoes Promoting Greyhound Racing – Why?

Earlier this month, a TV crew was seen filming a commercial for Skechers shoes at Tucson Greyhound Park (TGP). Please join us in asking the company not to promote the cruelty of dog racing by using this footage. Read More

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Greyhound Trainer Receives Five Year Prison Sentence in Ebro Cruelty Case

Thursday, October 20, 2011 Greyhound Trainer Receives Five Year Prison Sentence in Ebro Cruelty Case   According to news reports, former greyhound trainer Ronnie Williams plead guilty this morning to 39 counts of animal cruelty. He was arrested last year … Continue reading

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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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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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Greyhound dog treatment must be monitored by the USDA

Greyhound dog treatment must be monitored by the USDA Letter Writing Campaign Write to USDA  E-mail Form Greyhounds are considered Farm animals, but don’t seem to have any oversight as to the way the dogs are treated.  There should be inspection … Continue reading

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Greyhound Racing – A Barbaric Sport

Comment – 12-17-10 It is barbaric to kill an animal for entertainment or sport, as often happens in greyhound racing, particularly in West Virginia.   Other countries continue with cock fights, bull fights, and are adding Greyhound racing to their entertainment … Continue reading

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