C. StilesGreyhound protection groups from all over the country strongly advocated for an amendment that could have ended live greyhound racing in Florida, but the amendment was ruled "non-germane" and did not see a vote.In Florida, home to more than half the dog tracks in the country, current law ... More >>
Thomas FrancisIt wasn't so long ago that Wisconsin had five dog tracks, second only to Florida in terms of total live-racing facilities. This week, the operators of the Dairyland Greyhound Park in Kenosha announced that the track will end racing on New Year's Eve. This will mark the end of greyh ... More >>
In the past two weeks, two greyhound racing tracks have announced that they are either ending live racing or shutting down completely: one in Arizona and one in Texas. Both tracks had been in operation for more than 50 years.
With every track closing, opponents of racing look aga ... More >>
"Wouldn't you rather pet me than bet on me?"Last weekend, greyhound racing was suspended at Twin River, the only active track in Rhode Island. The track is bankrupt, in part it says, because of the cost of dog racing.
The state assembly there is trying to revive the moribund industry, but ... More >>