The NGA has issued a statement reminding greyhound owners of their responsibilities and obligations when greyhounds are dislocated by seasonal or permanent track closings. The reminder came as Florida tracks begin preparing for the mandated end of all live greyhound racing in the state by the end of 2020.
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The American Greyhound Council (AGC) has endorsed a new policy adopted by the National Greyhound Association (NGA) that effectively bans the sale or export of any NGA-registered greyhound to countries where responsible greyhound welfare standards cannot be verified.
HumaneWatch.org, the watchdog organization that frequently calls out the extreme and sometimes questionable activities of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), has reported the arrest of the former head of the animal rights organization’s “animal rescue” team after he allegedly robbed a Washington DC Subway restaurant twice in one week.
A National Public Radio affiliate in northern Florida may be the first media outlet in the state to take a closer look at the impact of the recently adopted greyhound racing ban on the families who breed and raise racing greyhounds.
The National Greyhound Association is deeply disappointed at the result of the Amendment 13 vote. Florida voters have been misled into supporting a measure that not only will cost thousands of jobs in the state, but one that opens the door for future campaigns to force the radical animal rights agenda on the people of Florida through the Constitutional Reform process.
Florida TaxWatch, an independent, nonpartisan taxpayer research institute and government watchdog, is urging Florida voters to reject Question 13 because the fate of greyhound racing should not be a Constitutional question.
St. Petersburg Times correspondent and greyhound adopter Danielle Hauser says that Floridians should vote against Question 13 because it is based on misconceptions about how greyhounds are treated.
Citing the “politicized” Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) and the “partisan underpinning” of its “disappointing results,” editors of the Tampa Bay Times are urging Floridians to vote NO on Question 13, the amendment to ban greyhound racing.
The American Kennel Club (AKC), the leading national registry of purebred dogs, has taken a position opposed to Question 13, the Constitutional amendment to ban live greyhound racing in Florida.
In the wake of the Florida Supreme Court’s September 7 decision to put Question 13, a constitutional amendment to ban greyhound racing, back on the November general election ballot, the National Greyhound Association (NGA) has launched a campaign to defeat the measure.