A 1966 World Cup match was moved from Wembley because the stadium owner refused to cancel regular greyhound racing held on the same day footyfair.com/2016/07/5-s…
There is a canine blood bank farm where blood is drawn from retired racing greyhounds before they are adopted. hemopet.org/canine-blood-…
About 19,000 racing Greyhounds were put down in 2000 humanesociety.org/issues/…
Capuchin monkeys used to be used as jockeys for greyhound races. splinternews.com/monkeys-…
Today I learned about Greyhound Jockeys, capuchin monkeys trained to ride dogs in races. youtu.be/TCwnjUgze5U
Monkeys used to ride on greyhounds in races! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gre…
During 8 years living in a UK animal shelter, a dog named Jasmine was a β€˜surrogate mother’ to over 50 rescued animals; including puppies, foxes, 4 badger cubs, 15 chicks, 8 guinea pigs, 15 rabbits, a deer and a goose. She nursed each with affection, taking care of them as soon as they arrived. candogseat-this.com/jasmi…
Frank Hayes was a jockey who, in 1923, suffered a fatal heart attack in the midst of a race at Belmont Park in New York. His horse finished and won the race with his lifeless body still atop, making him the first, and thus far, only, jockey to win a race after death en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra…
All deaf Dalmatians (some 10-12% of the breed) are recommended to be euthanized as pups by the Dalmatian Club of America, and "should not be placed in homes, the humane society or pet shops" thedca.org/deaf1.html
Greyhounds have a 270-degree range of vision. They can see objects behind them and over Β½ mile in front of them. greyhoundoutreach.org/bel…

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