Archive for December 22nd, 2010

Tucson Greyhound Park – Exposed

Grey2K USA released hidden-camera footage today from the kennel area at Tucson Greyhound Park in Arizona. The pro-racing crowd will see this video and claim these dogs are treated so very well – better than you treat your family pets.

In a KOLD.com news story posted last night,

Tucson¬† Greyhound Park CEO and general manager Tom Taylor was quoted in the story as saying – ‘They saw what they wanted to see.” And the piece includes this – “” Taylor says Tucson Greyhound Park is one of the best remaining racing facilities in the country.¬† He calls the kennels an ideal place for dogs. “”

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Video of the Day – Simon’s Cat meets the Christmas Tree

Another lighthearted video for the Christmas season, titled Simon’s Cat in ‘Santa Claws.’

On a side note – it’s good idea to monitor the pets in their interaction with the Christmas Tree and other decorations.

Smithfield Foods offers response to HSUS video

Smithfield Foods has produced a statement in response to the release of a hidden-camera video from the Humane Society of the US, showing the horrible treatment sows face in gestation stalls.

From the statement posted on Drovers.com

“” We provide regular training to our employees on our animal welfare policies and procedures, and we have zero tolerance for any behavior that does not conform to our established animal well-being procedures. We will publicly release the findings of the investigation as soon as it is concluded. “”

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