More dogs need homes as Greyhound racing season wraps up


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Many Greyhounds, the elite, graceful athletes of the dog world, will soon be in need of adoptive families as the Greyhound tracks wrap up the 2010 racing season.According to the American Greyhound Council, upwards of 300 Greyhounds will be available for adoption from two tracks, the Ebro Greyhound Park and Pensacola Greyhound Track. Though the dogs have lived the life of a competitive racing athlete, they still make good companions.According to Kathy Rakestraw, a volunteer with the Southeastern Greyhound Adoption/GPA Atlanta, the recently retired racing dogs are much like puppies, in adult...