NGA ISSUES STATEMENT ON FLORIDA TRAINER SUSPENSION

The National Greyhound Association (NGA) has issued a statement in response to the recent suspension of a Florida greyhound trainer.

ANNUAL GATHERING DRAWS GREYHOUNDS, OWNERS TO ABILENE

An impressive collection of greyhounds from all over the country, and their devoted owners, gathered in Abilene KS June 21-24 in support of greyhound adoption to benefit the Halfway Home Greyhound Adoption group in Tulsa, OK.

AGC BALANCES GREY2K PRESENCE AT LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE

When members of the greyhound racing community noticed that Grey2K spokesperson Carey Theil was scheduled to appear on a "Future of Pari-Mutuel Wagering" panel at the June 9 National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) conference in Denver, they took quick action.

CONSUMER FREEDOM FILES IRS COMPLAINT AGAINST HSUS

The Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF), a leading opponent of animal rights extremism, has filed a complaint with the IRS alleging that the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is abusing its not-for-profit status to benefit the for-profit corporation, Whole Foods. Whole Foods CEO John Mackey sits on the HSUS Board of Directors.

2017 GAPY AWARD NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Nominations for the American Greyhound Council (AGC) 2016 Greyhound Adoption Program of the Year (GAPY) Award are now open. New this year, the AGC Board of Directors has voted to establish a basic eligibility requirement for all GAPY nominees.

NAPLES DAILY NEWS HIGHLIGHTS SUCCESS OF EVERETT KENNEL

Naples High graduate and winning greyhound owner Kelly Everett was the focus of a great story in the February 28 edition of the Naples Daily News. Here's the full story.

BREAST CANCER FIGHT GETS BOOST FROM WOMEN OF GREYHOUND RACING

The Women of Greyhound Racing have stepped up once again to support the fight against breast cancer. The Lee Ann Foundation, a component fund of the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley, received a generous gift from the Women of Greyhound Racing (WoGR) in support of the ongoing fight against breast cancer.

OCTOBER 1 DEADLINE SET FOR GAPY NOMINATIONS

If you've been thinking about nominating your favorite adoption group for the Greyhound Adoption Program of the Year (GAPY) Award, there's still time to do so. AGC Communications Coordinator Jim Gartland has announced that the nomination deadline has been extended to October 1, 2016.

INDIANA LAWMAKER SEEKS INVESTIGATION OF HSUS

The Indianapolis Star is reporting that six Indiana legislators have asked the state's Attorney General to investigate the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) for deceptive fundraising practices.

NGA REVOKES PRIVILEGES OF ARKANSAS BREEDER

At a June 4 hearing in Abilene, the Board of Directors of the National Greyhound Association (NGA) revoked the membership and registry privileges of Shane Vonderstrasse of Mt. Pleasant, Arkansas, effective immediately. The action was taken following a May 15 NGA inspection that disclosed greyhounds on the facility not receiving proper care and adequate shelter. NGA inspectors were accompanied by local law enforcement during the inspection.