DISCOVER TERMINATES RELATIONSHIP WITH HSUS

The "Discover the Scam" campaign conducted by HumaneWatch.org has succeeded in convincing Discover Card to discontinue its partnership with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).

ANIMAL RIGHTS FLORIDA: DON'T SUPPORT GREYHOUND ADOPTION

We've been saying for years that animal rights groups are not about greyhound welfare. Recently, a Florida animal rights group did something that proved our point.

GREY2K PEDDLES FALSE PROPAGANDA, AGC TELLS DUBUQUE NEWSPAPER

In a letter submitted today to the editor of the Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, AGC Communications Coordinator Gary Guccione accused Grey2K USA of "peddling false propaganda" and basing its campaign against greyhound racing on "myth and misrepresentation."

HSUS GOES ALL OUT TO BAN RACING WHERE IT DOESN'T EXIST

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Grey2K USA are now pushing for the adoption of legislation to ban greyhound racing in Oregon, where the sport hasn't been active since the closure of Multnomah Greyhound Park in 2004.

HSUS WATCHDOG LAUNCHES DISCOVER CARD BOYCOTT

HumaneWatch.org is calling for a national boycott of Discover, now that the credit card company has announced that it will donate funds to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) with every purchase made using Discover's new Affinity card. The Discover deal could net HSUS as much as $1 million a year.

AGC ANNOUNCES 2014 GREYHOUND ADOPTION PROGRAM AWARDS

Two greyhound adoption groups, one based in Canada and the other in North Carolina, have been named winners of the American Greyhound Council's (AGC) Greyhound Adoption Program of the Year (GAPY) Award for 2014. They are S.O.S. Levriers de Quebec, Shirley Smith, Director; and Project Racing Home Greyhounds, Kimberly Jewell, Director. Each organization will receive a $1,000 donation from the AGC.

ANTI-HSUS RADIO AD GIVES NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS FOOD FOR THOUGHT

New Jersey residents had more than their Thanksgiving turkey to think about last week, when HumaneWatch.org aired a sixty-second radio ad attacking the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) for deceptive fundraising practices.

NGA EXPANDS HUMANE CARE MANDATE BEYOND GREYHOUNDS

In an unprecedented policy change, the National Greyhound Association (NGA) has amended its bylaws to impose tough penalties on members found guilty of neglecting or mistreating any animals--not just greyhounds--for which the member is responsible.

COLLEGE STUDENTS GET INSIDE VIEW OF TRACK OPERATION

Seven students from the public relations campaigns class at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) have gained "a human perspective" on greyhound racing after visits to a greyhound breeding farm and Southland Park in West Memphis on October 4.

HSUS IN TROUBLE IN ANOTHER STATE

Last month we wrote about Oklahoma State Attorney General Scott Pruitt's investigation into the deceptive fundraising practices of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). Now comes word that HSUS is in trouble in yet another state.