To the people of Los Angeles....
The name of this dog is Meg. And she is the best dog i could have ever dreamt of...
She came into my life nine months ago and she is so delicate, sweet, loving and gentle that it brings often tears in my eyes. I never raised the voice on her cause she never did anything wrong. Everybody loves her, in my office, in the park, even my cat adopted her.
Meg spent the first 4 years of her life in Ireland on racetracks, was caged at least 20 hours a day, trained as hell, had few puppies. Two are running today, the others were apparently killed cause they weren't shaped for winning. She won. She had a bad accident on tracks but survived.
At 4 years old, the greyhounds are "too old" aka not fast enough so they disapeared of the tracks. Most of them are killed or as it was the case for Meg, owners sold them to laboratories. She was rescued with 50 others greys by an association just before leaving for the lab.
Thousand of them are killed each year in Ireland, United Kingdom or USA.
The greyhounds are really low energy dogs. They just are really sensitive and gentle creatures that need a good sofa, cushions and a LOT of love.
Meg changed my life. She got a big heart. I was hoping for a good dog. But she is much more than that...
I didn't saved her, she saved me.
In Hollywood, the "Hollydogs" association has 20 Greyhounds available for adoption for a fee of $200 each. "The cost includes spay or neuter, dental care, shots, fecal tests, heartworm and disease checks, a collar and leash, grooming kit and ID tag."
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