NO MORE GREYHOUNDS TO BLOOD BANKS, NGA SAYS

The National Greyhound Association (NGA) has adopted a policy mandating that members refrain from directly supplying greyhounds to blood bank facilities or face disciplinary action up to and including termination of NGA membership.

BLOOD BANK GREYHOUNDS WARMLY WELCOMED BY ADOPTION GROUPS

A group of 151 greyhounds transferred out of a pet blood bank in Cherokee, Texas, have been warmly welcomed by adoption groups in Texas, Arizona and other southwest locations.

TEXAS GREYHOUND ASSOCIATION PROBES PET BLOOD BANK CONDITIONS

The Texas Greyhound Association (TGA) is investigating the care of retired racing greyhounds at a central Texas pet blood bank  in response to the release of a PeTA video that purports to show unhealthy greyhounds living in poor conditions at the facility.

THERE'S STILL TIME--GAPY NOMINATIONS TO CLOSE OCTOBER 1

Nominations for the Greyhound Adoption Program of the Year (GAPY) Award will close October 1. So far, ten groups have been nominated.

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.