April is National Greyhound Adoption Month…

19Apr12

i know, i know. there’s a month for every damn thing these days. still, this is a great little video. the music really sums it up:

now if you’ll excuse me, i’ve got something in my eye…

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2 Responses to “April is National Greyhound Adoption Month…”

  1. 1 Val

    These dogs are SO deserving of a forever home.

    Greyhound racing is cruel and inhumane. Greyhounds endure lives of nearly constant confinement, kept in cages barely large enough for them to stand up or turn around. While racing, many dogs suffer and die from injuries including broken legs, paralysis, and cardiac arrest. And many greyhounds are euthanized every year, as the number retired from racing exceeds the number of adoptive homes.

    At racetracks across the country, greyhounds endure lives of confinement. According to industry statements, greyhounds are generally confined in their cages for approximately 20 hours per day. They live inside warehouse-style kennels in stacked cages that are barely large enough to stand up or turn around. Generally, shredded paper or carpet remnants are used as bedding.

    An undercover video recently released by GREY2K USA shows the conditions in which these gentle dogs are forced to live: http://www.grey2kusa.org/azVideo.html

    For more information on injuries these dogs suffer, please view:

    http://www.grey2kusa.org/azInjuries.html

    http://www.grey2kusa.org/eNEWS/G2K-022811Email.html

    Dogs play an important role in our lives and deserve to be protected from industries and individuals that do them harm.

    VWolf Board Member, GREY2K USA

  2. 2 Tom

    not sure if this is spam or not, but its good info nonetheless. we love our two. we might adopt other breeds as we go, but we’ll always have greyhounds.


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