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Retired Racehorses Rescued From Slaughter
Animals  (tags: racing, racehorses, rescue, slaughter, animalcruelty, killing, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, rescued )

- 1663 days ago -
The story is multiplied thousands of times around the country, where retired racehorses are discarded to glue and meat factories. But, in North Dakota and Minnesota a group of passionate people are fighting to give them a second chance.
Don't Back The Cruelty:Dark Side of Horse Racing. TAKE ACTION!
Animals  (tags: horse, racing, danger, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, death, habitat, protection, sadness, wildanimals, suffering )

- 2406 days ago -
Horse racing is a "Sport" where not all the "Competitors" take part willing. In fact, half will never be given the option. It's this half who are drugged up to "compete", impregnated/put out to stud, inbred, whipped, killed on the track, killed in traini
ACTION ALERT: Join Us in the Virtual Lobby Day for the Greyhounds! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Animals  (tags: lobby day, greyhounds, racing, protection, legalisation, welfare )

- 2595 days ago -
The fight for the greyhounds has really heated up in Tallahassee. HB 1145/ SB 1594 will decouple the cruelty of greyhound racing from other forms of gambling, removing the legal requirement that dog tracks host live racing in order to be licensed.
Ireland Proposes Exporting Greyhounds to China ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, greyhounds, racing, China, exporting, environment, protection )

- 2627 days ago -
On 27 February 2011, the "Sunday Times" reported that Bord na gCon - the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) - planned to export dogs to China as part of an international expansion that could result in the IGB operating racing stadiums in China.
What Happens to Greyhounds When They Retire?
Animals  (tags: Dogs, greyhounds, , racing, killed )

- 2767 days ago -
This is the racing industry's dark side. Some go into retirement and are re-homed, but many are killed and it's not uncommon to find greyhound carcasses with the ears cut off so that the dog can't be identified by its registration tattoo.
Pledge to Never Bet on Cruelty ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, horses, racing, AnimalCruelty, suffering, protection, environment )

- 2767 days ago -
This is a profit driven industry where horses are typically seen as expendable; they can be literally discarded and replaced when they don't make money. If a horse isn't fast enough to race, he may be sent to the slaughterhouse. Sometimes even previous
Let's Challenge Pepsi to Stop Supporting Greyhound Racing ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, suffering, racing, Pepsi, protection )

- 2769 days ago -
Let's ask Pepsi to take its own challenge and abandon its unthinking endorsement of the cruelty of dog racing!
End the Cruel Practice of Commercial Horse Racing ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, horses, racing, environment, protection, suffering )

- 2769 days ago -
Over 400 horses are raced to death every year in European racing industries. The horses that aren't raced to death, the ones that manage to survive three years or more of racing, tend to develop serious illnesses like bleeding lungs and gastric ulcers.
Ban Greyhound Racing in Iowa ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, suffering, greyhounds, racing, protection, environment )

- 2770 days ago -
Iowa State Representative Mary Mascher said she plans to introduce legislation next session to shut down greyhound racing in the state, which she accurately describes as "an inhumane, dying industry."
Stop Greyhound Racing in Birmingham ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, greyhounds, racing, environment, protection, suffering )

- 2778 days ago -
Every year in the UK tens of thousands of greyhounds are either raced to death or killed at the hands of the greyhound racing industry. It is estimated that around 10,000 greyhounds are killed before they even make it onto the track as they are
What We Can Learn From Secretariat
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, horses, racing, suffering, environment, protection )

- 2780 days ago -
Race horses, who have been trained to trust people, suffer the ultimate betrayal when they are sold at auction then trucked in terrible conditions to foreign slaughter plants, where they are killed and butchered for consumption abroad.
Greyhound Racing Industry in Free Fall
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, greyhounds, racing, protection, suffering )

- 2801 days ago -
Mr Bissett appeared blissfully unaware his 'viewpoint' on the decline of greyhound racing would be placed in the public domain - the contents of which are not only very encouraging for the greyhounds but also for those who serve to protect them.
Ban Greyhound Racing in Australia ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, racing, Australia, environment, suffering, protection )

- 2877 days ago -
It is of no surprise, that within an industry that promotes a disengagement from true animal worth and is motivated by financial gain, a substantial degree of suffering and neglect is likely to arise. Breeders may kill or abandon puppies they deem
Simulcast Voted In, But No Live Dog Racing in Mass. ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, greyhounds, racing, dogs, suffering, protection, pets, environment )

- 2884 days ago -
Even though we are disappointed by this vote, please note that live dog racing will not return to Massachusetts. For the moment, please thank the ten wonderful lawmakers who stood up and spoke for the greyhounds last night. They are listed below.
Join the Fight - Stop Greyhound Racing in Logan, Australia ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, AnimalWelfare, suffering, greyhounds, racing, protection )

- 2887 days ago -
$25 million dollar greyhound racing track proposed in Logan (Australia)- please stop it before it starts! EVERY LETTER COUNTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO PROTECT THESE GREYHOUNDS

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