FLORIDA NEWSPAPER PUBLISHES AGC RESPONSE

AGC Communications Coordinator Gary Guccione scored a direct hit on December 2, when the Bradenton Herald published his response to a November 25 commentary attacking greyhound racing.

RETIRED RACERS BRING NEW FREEDOM, PEACE TO VETERANS IN NEED

A South Florida greyhound adoption group has won recognition for developing a program that matches retired racing greyhounds with veterans experiencing PTSD, mobility issues and other special needs.

DON'T DONATE TO HSUS, COLORADO EDITORS ADVISE

A leading Colorado newspaper has published a stinging editorial criticizing the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) for its "radical, special-interest agenda," and urging Coloradans to give their donations to local humane shelters instead of the Washington DC-based animal rights giant.

COURT GREEN-LIGHTS DEFAMATION LAWSUIT AGAINST HSUS

A little-noticed court ruling could become a big headache for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), according to Courthouse News Service, an online legal news outlet.

NEGLECTED DOGS NOT RACING GREYHOUNDS, NGA CONFIRMS

National Greyhound Association (NGA) Executive Director Gary Guccione has confirmed that none of the 24 emaciated dogs confiscated by the Grant County (Ok.) Sheriff’s Dept. on Tuesday, July 21, is associated with greyhound racing.

GREY2K: MISSING IN ACTION ON GREYHOUND ADOPTION

In a recent blog post, Carey Theil touted the fact that he recently adopted a retired racing greyhound. You'd think from his comments that Carey and Grey2K are the world's biggest greyhound adoption boosters. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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.

THEIL COLUMN 'LONG ON FICTION, SHORT ON FACTS,' AGC SAYS

Carey Theil's recent commentary in the Pensacola News Journal was 'long on fiction and short on facts,' according to AGC Communications Coordinator Gary Guccione. Guccione made the comment in a counterpoint commentary submitted to the newspaper today in response to a June 20 "Viewpoint" column by Theil, the co-founder of Grey2K.

HUFFPOST WRITER SHOULD BE ASHAMED, SAYS NGA

HuffPost.com, a prominent online news site, should insist on a "higher standard of reporting," according to National Greyhound Association (NGA) Executive Director Gary Guccione. The comment was contained in Guccione's May 26 response to a recent article by HuffPost contributor Rahel Gebreyes on Grey2K USA and its co-founder, Christine Dorchak.

A CAPITOL CAMPAIGN AGAINST HSUS

As if the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) didn't have enough problems, it's now feeling the impact of a massive advertising campaign focused right where it lives--on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.