What Florida’s Greyhound Racing Ban Means For The Dogs

What Florida’s Greyhound Racing Ban Means For The Dogs

Advertisement Amendment 13 to the Florida constitution passed 69-31 in Tuesday’s midterm elections, effectively banning greyhound racing throughout the state. While it is a victory for animal rights, many dog lovers are concerned about what will become of the nearly 15,000 greyhounds involved in the Florida racing industry. According to SBNation, rescue groups across the country are “working tirelessly” to ensure the dogs find forever homes by the time the law comes into effect in 2020. The problem is the sheer volume of animals that will be in need of placement in the coming years.…continue reading →