Daily News Bite: Colorado Bans Greyhound Racing

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The state of Colorado announced it has banned the practice of greyhound racing in the state — a ban that animal activists and pet shutterstock_133826861lovers across the country celebrated! The plight of racing greyhounds is well known and many of them live their lives in cages, brought out only to run and are destroyed.

Rescue groups across the country work with these dogs to find them good homes but many are still destroyed. The statistics, which you can read here, are startling. When you’re on the site, don’t forget to sign the poll to let lawmakers know which state you’d like to see ban racing next.

(Photo: Shutterstock, Greyhound)