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Thanks for stopping by our Web Site! Here, you'll find out about Retired Racing Greyhounds
USA Defenders of Greyhounds is one of the oldest and largest rescue organizations in the country, and one of a very few multi-state groups which is totally independent from all aspects of the dog racing industry.
We have a twofold mission:
The "kindest" fate that awaits the doomed racer is a lethal injection given by a track vet or technician at an animal shelter or pound. Other means include clubbing, shooting, and starvation. In coastal areas such as Florida, there have been instances (one in particular published in Readers Digest) of greyhounds boated out to sea and thrown overboard to drown or to be used as shark bait. In some of the worst cases, dogs have been left injured to endure the winter's cold or the summer's heat before death finally relieves their pain.
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