GREY2K USA

Rating: 4.04 stars   305 reviews

Issues: Animals

Location: P.O. Box F Arlington MA 02476 USA

Mission: Formed in March of 2001, GREY2K USA Worldwide is the largest greyhound protection organization in the United States and now works internationally. As a non-profit 501(c)4 organization, we work to pass stronger greyhound protection laws and to end the cruelty of dog racing on both national and international levels. We also promote the rescue and adoption of ex-racers across the globe.
Results: We have written and passed bills making dog racing illegal in the states of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Colorado. When we first began our campaign, there were 49 tracks in 15 states and now there are just 21 in seven states. Additionally, we have worked to block the expansion of dog racing to countries such as Jamaica, the Philippines and South Africa. Our research has led to the exposure of hundreds of media documented cases of greyhound cruelty and neglect, including dogs testing positive for cocaine, dogs suffering terrible injuries and dogs experiencing severe neglect at racing kennels both here and abroad. See more at http://www.grey2kusa.org/action/states.html and http://www.grey2kusa.org/who/victories.html
Direct beneficiaries per year: by passing a bill to make Colorado the 39th state to ban dog racing
Programs: We document the cruelty of dog racing and use our research to pass greyhound protection laws with the goal of ending dog racing worldwide. We also promote the adoption of ex-racers worldwide. Read more at http://www.grey2kusa.org/who/index.html
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The ONLY reason there are negative comments (none of which are true) about Grey2KUSA.org anywhere is that Grey2KUSA.org is the first group to take on the Grey racing industry legislatively, and Grey2K has done a SPECTACULAR job of it, closing and helping to close over half of all tracks in the US to live racing. As the racing industry rails on about Grey2K, they still refuse to let reporters into their back areas of tracks unless they are very well scripted and constantly accompanied by a track official. As an antidote to their vile lies and smears (one has even one so far as to wish Grey@k President Christine Dorchak had been killed by the train that struck her), I have copied these files from a TRUE Grey lover. Watch them and ask yourself: "Why would anyone who claims to love Greyhounds be opposed to the ONE group who has been so successful in hitting the tracks where it hurts the tracks and helps the Greys?" They would not be opposed, especially using so much vitriol.
This first group is the complete, unaltered links. The second group is the links altered so that you may post them in sites like YouTube (same links, but ".com" is changed to "*com"). I hope you will post these in EVERY discussion where the murderous Grey racing industry is or will be posting to let people know that Grey racing is a killing sport. fortunately for the Greys, it is also dying. While it could be said that some good people will lose their jobs, you have to ask, "If I had to continuously murder and maim the gentlest of dogs, would I do it?"

For newcomers to this discussion, I have a series of vids. The racing clips come directly from the racing industry’s own cameras. The rest of them speak for themselves. The clips range from the grotesque (a terrified Greyhound puppy being earmarked) to the grotesquely obscene (Birthday Toy being electrocuted to death during his race).
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AndNefxlJw puppy tattooed
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8Ym1SFhKxc The Secret Life of Greyhound Puppies
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZjzY3COods At 1:24, black Grey falls. At 1:26, white-black Grey with blue coat turns head when his racemate screams in agony
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEjYcjUWu5A&list=UUkv6T2NHXuE3MkKMNLe4RgQ&index=24
http://www.grey2kusa.org/newsvideo/?gclid=CMDykemI7a4CFSoGRQodpTyuKA bolt gun
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yR9c4vEbJI&feature=related
http://www.greyhounds.org/gpl/contents/media_cases.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tLAtBG__bY ...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZjzY3COods
http://www.greyhounds.org/gpl/contents/media_cases.html
http://planetgreyhound.com/2011/11/19/greyhound-racing-beyond-the-track/
http://www.greyhounds.org/gpl/contents/media_cases.html
http://planetgreyhound.com/tag/greyhound-abuse/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcQnR99jZDI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDNR2b6u9fc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33ONJruz7IY&feature=related
http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/defragovuk-abolish-the-use-of-the-captive-bolt-gun-to-destroy-greyhounds-in-the-uk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayrI5OTOkjw&feature=youtu.be Here, they are indoctrinating kids into this brutal industry.

For newcomers to this discussion, I have a series of vids. The racing clips come directly from the racing industry’s own cameras. The rest of them speak for themselves. The clips range from the grotesque (a terrified Greyhound puppy being earmarked) to the grotesquely obscene (Birthday Toy being electrocuted to death during his race).

Youtube*com/watch?v=5AndNefxlJw tattoo
youtube*com/watch?v=GEjYcjUWu5A Birthday Toy
Youtube*com/watch?v=nZjzY3COods At 1:24, black Grey falls. At 1:26, white-black Grey with blue coat turns head when his racemate screams in agony
youtube*com/watch?v=xcQnR99jZDI Greyhound disaster
Youtube*com/watch?v=GEjYcjUWu5A&list=UUkv6T2NHXuE3MkKMNLe4RgQ&index=24
grey2kusa*org/newsvideo/?gclid=CMDykemI7a4CFSoGRQodpTyuKA bolt gun
youtube*com/watch?v=6yR9c4vEbJI&feature=related
greyhounds*org/gpl/contents/media_cases.html
youtube*com/watch?v=1tLAtBG__bY ...
youtube*com/watch?v=nZjzY3COods
greyhounds*org/gpl/contents/media_cases.html
planetgreyhound*com/2011/11/19/greyhound-racing-beyond-the-track/
greyhounds*org/gpl/contents/media_cases.html
planetgreyhound*com/tag/greyhound-abuse/
youtube*com/watch?v=xcQnR99jZDI
youtube*com/watch?v=FDNR2b6u9fc
youtube*com/watch?v=33ONJruz7IY&feature=related
change*org/en-GB/petitions/defragovuk-abolish-the-use-of-the-captive-bolt-gun-to-destroy-greyhounds-in-the-uk
youtube*com/watch?v=ayrI5OTOkjw&feature=youtu.be Here, they are indoctrinating kids into this brutal industry.
rdpa*org.uk/cruelty.html UK Grey stats

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Multiply their funding by at least 1 thousand so the end of Greyhound racing would be that much closer for the hounds.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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