Leading members of the international greyhound welfare community came together on Saturday, August 10th for the 7th Annual International Greyhound Update. The event was hosted and organized by Greyhound Friends along with the American-European Greyhound Alliance.
Speakers included Norma Fogarty, a veterinary nurse for Limerick Animal Welfare, who reported on greyhound issues and concerns in Ireland. Other issues discussed included issues relating to greyhounds, lurchers, Spanish galgos, and hounds around the world and how the continuing decline of greyhound racing in the U.S. and U.K. is having a big impact.
Greyhound Friends Inc.is a small non-profit organization dedicated to saving racetrack greyhounds and placing them in responsible loving homes. Since its inception in 1983, Greyhound Friends has found homes for thousands of dogs and has recently expanded their services to include caring for other dog breeds including beagles and hound crosses. Please call 508-435-5969 or visit www.greyhound.org for more information.