The National Greyhound Association (NGA) issued the following statement today in response to notice from Mobile Greyhound Park that live racing would end at the facility as of August 19, 2017.
NATIONAL GREYHOUND ASSOCIATION
Statement on Closure of Mobile Greyhound Park
July 31, 2017
We have been informed by the management of Mobile Greyhound Park that the facility will be ending live racing following the program of August 19, 2017. The National Greyhound Association, in conjunction with the American Greyhound Council and Greyhound Pets of America, is working with our members and adoption groups throughout the country to ensure that each and every greyhound at Mobile Greyhound Park will be properly cared for until transferred to another racing facility to continue their careers or adopted out into a loving home. Members of all three organizations have already stepped up to volunteer time, equipment, money and any other services necessary to accomplish this task. We have been assured that Mobile Greyhound Park will be providing any goods and services necessary to facilitate the care, transport and re-homing of all greyhounds at their facility.
If you wish to help in this effort please contact the NGA (785-263-4660), Mobile Greyhound Park (251-653-5000), or Greyhound Pets of America (800-366-1471).