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Carrie20

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Review for Grey2k Usa, Arlington, MA, USA

Rating: 1 stars  

Any group that spreads falsehoods in order to perpetuate its views is pretty worthless in my estimation. This group uses shock photos of greyhound racing atrocities that are either decades old, predating most animal cruelty laws, or that originate outside the USA where there are no such laws. They allow the public to think their funds are going directly to help find homes for greyhounds, when in fact, none of the money goes for this purpose. Lots of money, however, goes toward salaries for its board members. Give this one a miss and give your donations to a group that prefers finding homes for hounds over lining their pockets.

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Badly

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

None

Will you recommend this organization to others?

No

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
carey2 (Nonprofit Staff) wrote:

This review is from a dog racing supporter, as part of a campaign to try to drive down our review rating. It is not factually accurate. The photographs we use to illustrate the problems with greyhound racing are recent, local to the track that is being discussed, and from credible sources. For example, when we passed a ballot question in Massachusetts in 2008 to phase out dog racing, we used photographs and video footage that had been taken by the Massachusetts racetracks themselves. Regarding greyhound adoption, the claim that we do not support adoption is false. In reality, we support greyhound adoption in several ways. We give adoption referrals, promote adoption efforts, and make direct financial contributions to local greyhound adoption organizations all over the United States. Finally, other than one exception (a board member who also happens to be a full-time employee) members of the GREY2K USA board of directors are volunteers and receive no compensation.

 

Review for A Place For Us Greyhound Rescue, Lubbock, TX, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I got my first greyhound from APFUG in New Mexico. I was so impressed by the commitment of the volunteers, and the concern for the well being of the dogs above all else, I began to volunteer. All three of my greyhounds have been APFUG 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?

2006

Role:  Volunteer