Ban Greyhound Racing in the U.S.

PETITION: Ban Greyhound Racing in the U.S.

TARGET: Governors of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Texas, and West Virginia

In the last five years, nearly 1,000 racing greyhounds have died and 12,000 have suffered injuries from broken legs, crushed skulls, broken necks, paralysis, seizures, and death by electrocution. As these are just the reported injuries and deaths, the majority of the 80,000 greyhounds born into dog racing can't even be accounted for. Seven states still have active greyhound tracks, despite the injuries, deaths, and cruelty surrounding the industry. They are fed a diet based on cheap, diseased meat, and are routinely deprived of basic veterinary care. Greyhounds are often dosed with dangerous, illegal drugs and some dogs have even tested positive for cocaine. Greyhound racing is illegal in most of the country. But we need your help in signing this petition to demand that the cruel practice of greyhound racing be brought to an end in the seven remaining states where racing continues.

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Claudia Ferreira
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Brandy Hopkins
  • 2 weeks ago
Dogs were tamed as companions not for the joy of sick people who couldn't care less about their lives
Virginia Mulle
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Emmalee Wetzel
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Dogs are innocent and adorable they shouldn't be abused
Dorothy Fletcher
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While taking hands on dog obedience training i seen a video on the grey hounds who raced. I gleed the room in tears. My neighbor once had a Greyhound who had been erasing dog she got her from a rescue my sweetest dealing with beautiful dog ever you can walk outside or off carpet without pads or some type of booty covering his feet because he would cry
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