2016 GAPY NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Nominations for the American Greyhound Council (AGC) 2016 Greyhound Adoption Program of the Year (GAPY) Award are now open. The GAPY Award was launched in 2007 by the American Greyhound Track Operators Association (AGTOA), and became a program of the AGC in 2010.

DEVASTATING ANTI-HSUS AD AIRS DURING OSCARS

People who watched the February 28 Oscars broadcast on TV got more than a two-hour display of lame wisecracks and glamorous gowns. They got a sixty-second expose on the deceptive practices of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), courtesy of Humanewatch.org, the online HSUS watchdog organization.

HSUS TARGET OF RESTRICTIVE LEGISLATION IN OKLAHOMA

Protect the Harvest, an agriculture advocacy organization, is reporting that a bill aimed at restricting HSUS fundraising activities in Oklahoma has passed that state's House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee with a unanimous vote.

2015 ADOPTION AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

South Carolina and Georgia are home to the two greyhound adoption organizations that have been named winners of the 2015 Greyhound Adoption Program of the Year Award.

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.