a Bad Bet!
Rabbits & Greyhounds!
may seem an odd combination, but saving greyhounds can also save the animals
used in training them for this "sport."
that 100,000 animals
are torn apart a year in live lure training
"conservative," says Baker”
animals used are rabbits.
statistics on greyhound deaths are terrible. Varying reports of
greyhounds being put to death after their racing days are over or if they don't
make the grade are anywhere from 16,000 to 45,000 dogs a year.
Page on Greyhound Racing Facts
PETA "Death in the Fastlane"
The interests of rabbits and
greyhounds are the same in stopping greyhound racing.
I grew up in the greyhound racing industry
for several years until I was
about 12 yrs. old and I know the abuse is true.
All of these animals deserve loving, kind homes and a life of
dignity among human beings.
Arizona Greyhound Racing
website to find out
about efforts to stop
greyhound racing at the last
operating dog track in
Arizona. March 3, 2011
new law makes it illegal
to have live
in New Hampshire. Tracks
can instead provide
simulcasts of races held
Herald Article December
Vanishing Sport, Dog
Racing Runs its Course
Here’s What You Can Do to Change Their
greyhound racetracks! Never bet on greyhound racing in any form.
tourism in states where greyhound racing is legal and write tourist boards
to let them know your views.
letters to the editor of your local newspaper to let them know you are
disgusted with this “sport.”
your family and friends about the suffering caused by greyhound racing for
both rabbits and greyhounds.
signatures to petition and abolish greyhound racing.
racing is legal in your state, support all efforts to pass state
legislation to abolish it. Visit
this website to let your state government how you feel:
a donations to your local greyhound rescue and adoption agencies.
your local greyhound rescue and adoption agencies and let them know as a
rabbit owner you support their efforts.
Also, if you know of someone who can give a loving home to a
greyhound let them know. Not
everyone is a rabbit person and some people are "dog people" (I know it's hard to believe rabbit
fans, but there are people who prefer dogs over rabbits!).
Greyhound Protection League
A Greyhound - The Greyhound Project, Inc.
- adoption agency listing for the U.S., Canada
photo of the greyhound and rabbit was provided by Dan Schmidt of The Greyhound
Project, Inc. from their 1999 calendar of Tiger and Peaches, adopted by Susan
and John Short of Macedon NY through GPA New Hampshire. Hopperhome is very
pleased to have permission to show these two 'fast friends"
on this website!