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Greyhound racing is on the wane–it's now illegal in 39 states. But greyhounds still bred for racing face a lifetime in crates, pens or fenced enclosures, without the love of a family. We can eliminate greyhound racing through education, compassion and action.

Greyhounds are at a disadvantage even before they are born. Thousands are bred annually—many more than are needed to race—in an attempt to create the fastest dogs. And the industry's excessive breeding practices, the often cruel methods by which unwanted dogs are destroyed, the conditions in which many dogs are forced to live and the killing and maiming of bait animals (such as rabbits) during training exercises make this "sport" one to be avoided by animal lovers.

You can help the dogs who are still part of this industry by taking some simple steps.

Long Odds for the Survival of Greyhound Racing

Dog lovers everywhere should be pleased to learn that greyhound racing– once referred to as the "Sport of Queens" –is on its way out as a form of gambling and entertainment.

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