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Saturday, June 29, 2013
Boom, Boom! Out go the...oh wait, never mind...the lights are on.
Just a couple of weeks
ago, the greyhound adoption community had the opportunity to be lectured via
social media regarding kennels at a greyhound track:
you actually ever been at a track and been inside the kennels? Did you know the kennels in Arizona are NOT
air conditioned? And the lights are off 24/7? And they wear muzzles 24/7? And they live in cramped urine soaked cages
So being curious I set out to
learn for myself rather than blindly accept the words of those who support and
follow "humane advocate
I arrived at the Arizona
track around 5:30 pm on a day when outdoor temperature, according to my
vehicle, was approximately 110 degrees. I took off my shoes and stepped out on
the track and went for a slow, measured walk. Not once did my feet feel any
heat. I did feel the cool sand between my toes and was not uncomfortable and
the pace of my barefoot walk allowed me to detect any inconsistencies in the
track surface, I then walked over to the metal starting box. I found the
starting box located in shade. I stuck my head inside and did not feel
uncomfortable at all. I took my hands and felt along the walls and found it was
not hot to the touch at all.
After observing a few
races, I then went with several trainers to the kennels as they returned the
dogs that just finished racing. Low and behold I found lights on in the kennels
and as I walked around petting dogs I found not a single dog wearing a muzzle.
As I gazed into the eyes of the dogs, which were happy, playful and showing
absolutely no signs of heat distress, I noticed that I felt temperate and
comfortable. Yes, there were fans on in the kennel but I walked outside and looked
at the roof top and there it was...a metal box pumping cool air into the
And the entire time I
was at the track and in all the kennels I walked into, not one had the smell of
soaked urine, not one greyhound was soaked in its own urine or any other canine
Before you accept the
incorrect statements of a "humane
advocate protector", go
forth on your own and learn the facts for yourself. You will find the facts are
more truthful than a fake French model.