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Since 2008, over 10,000 dogs have been injured while racing at Wheeling Island and Mardi Gras in West Virginia. Innocent hounds suffered torn and twisted muscles, dislocations, seizures, heat stroke, broken tails and puncture wounds – and just since 2021, fifteen dogs have died! GT’s Cocobolo had a heart attack at the age of three. One-year-old Flying Betty Lou crushed her skull in a practice race. And poor Living Fast died of a seizure. He was just two years old. Other young dogs like Killer Gandalf, One Night Stand and Cry Baby were among the 237 dogs with broken legs.

When not racing, greyhounds are kept confined in warehouse-style kennels inside small stacked cages which are barely large enough for them to stand up or turn around. There are no toys for them, no play — their "beds" consist of shredded newspaper or old carpet shreds.

This is no life for a dog! Make a gift of $2 to help save 2,000 dogs at America's last two racetracks today.

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