The USDA APHIS rule changes combined with successful Grey2K USA efforts will lead to the destruction and extinction of the greyhound breed.The USDA APHIS has proposed changes to the regulations surrounding the definition of a 'retail pet store'. These changes will destroy responsible breeders, if passed, chances are that with few exceptions, most AKC greyhound breeders will be unable to comply with them and they will stop breeding. Then, if Grey2K USA is successful in abolishing greyhound racing, there w... read more »
By Dennis McKeon Great article. The truth is, that the greyhounds most people know are the physical and spiritual manifestation of the inputs and feedback of racing. Period. Once racing is gone, they'll be gone. What will be left, if anything, will be racing greyhound effigies.You see, there are thousands of people who profess to love and care for greyhounds, and who demonstrate that by keeping them as dearly beloved and well treated pets. It's a beautiful thing.What I wonder, is how many of them have ev... read more »
These past few weeks have been busy for everyone in our rally group so we couldn't get together for a class. One of our trainers loaned me a set of rally signs to practice with which made a huge difference. Instead of trying to remember the many different signs to practice, I now had the visual tool I needed to practice each one properly. Since I work during the day and it's dark by the time I get home I had no choice but to practice inside. Every night I would take several signs and scatter them on the ... read more »
Please check out this article and vid from local Nashville station News 2. Dr Burgess from the Animal Hospital of West Nashville, a clinic near my old dog grooming location, tells in her own words her fight to save the animals in the clinic from the rising flood waters.http://www.wkrn.com/global/story.asp?s=12465996
Thanks to all the AKC breed clubs making efforts to help and a special shout to the Doberman Parent Club and President Janet Van Wormer whom I heard from this morning.
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