I read Wednesday's letter to the editor regarding greyhound racing in disbelief. The writer says greyhounds are not abused. That may be true for his hounds, but it is clearly not true at other Florida racetracks. I have a friend who rescues racing greyhounds that have been abused. As one example, Cami’s paws were so badly damaged that several operations have not been able to remedy them. She now wears soft padded shoes and still has pain when she walks. Initially, she shook and trembled when strangers arrived; she would quickly hide behind her rescuers. Please vote YES on Amendment 13 to ban dog racing and end the mistreatment of these beautiful animals.
Alice Gridley is a Gainesville resident.
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