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  • Short Essay On Greyhounds

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    Greyhound Greyhound is a breed of dog known for the fastest speed. Its bred from a sighthound. Its tall, slender, and has a narrow head with dark eyes and small ears. Apart from its long muscular neck, it also has a long tapering tail. It has a flexible spine with a deep chest and powerful legs. These characteristics make this breed to be swift. It is also intelligent. They were originally used as hunting dogs. Later they made their fame in race courses as they clocked speeds of 40-45mph. An adoption

  • Persuasive Essay On Greyhound Racing

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    ladies and gentle today I stand before you in the aftermath of Mike Baird's decision to ban greyhound racing in NSW. The topic has generated much debate, was the ban fair and just or was it an overreaction and unnecessary? Baird has since reversed his original decision to ban greyhound racing and has decided to give the industry another chance. In my opinion this was the right thing to do. Not only is greyhound racing a multimillion dollar industry but also creates many jobs, engages fans of all ages

  • Italian Greyhound Research Paper

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    Italian Greyhound I remember the very first day my family and I got our Italian Greyhound, Cyrus. My Sister wanted to get a dog so badly so we all got on my dad’s computer to order one. My Mom wanted a dog that was cat-like so we chose an Italian Greyhound as our dog. We were surprised to find out that he would be coming from Nebraska in only three days. This meant that we were totally unprepared to receive him but we still did from the airport. Even though he was shy at

  • Persuasive Essay On Greyhound Racing

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    secrets in modern day greyhound racing. We exposed the gruesome sport for what it is, a lower class ‘Melbourne Cup’ which sends a clear and undeniable statement that the GRV (Greyhound Racing Victoria) have a lack of motivation and desire to fix the sport. The allegations that live baiting is used during training and the corruption surrounding the policing of the sport, further supports the idea that greyhound racing should indefinitely be banned in all states across Australia. Greyhound racing is completely

  • Go Greyhound Poem Analysis

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    these poems (Whitman’s “Song of the Open Road”, Hicok’s “Go Greyhound” and Waldman’s “Our Past”) is described both literally as traveling by foot, train and/or boat as well as figuratively in that the characters are traveling to intangible destinations. As far as physical examples of traveling, the most obvious one would be in Hicok’s poem, “Go Greyhound”. In the poem, Hicok discusses his observations and experiences while riding a Greyhound bus from Des Moines through Arizona. Though he does not directly

  • Causes And Effects Of Animal Cruelty In Australia

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    on the closest and most defenseless creatures. Greyhound racing, puppy farms and animal testing are three major examples of animal cruelty. Thousands of animals are being mistreated in Australia Legal commercial greyhound racing is formally regulated in Australia. Greyhound racing, which is an example of animal cruelty, is a competitive sport in which greyhound dogs are raced around a track. Australia is one of one eight countries where greyhound

  • Racing Greyhounds

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    Racing Greyhound Greyhound racing is one of the popular action sports, the sport of racing greyhounds. It started in 1974 in Western Australia, controlled by the Canning Greyhound Racing Association. In 1981, the Western Australian Greyhound Racing Authority, a government appointed committee, took over the control of the sport (Racing and Wagering Western Australia, 2002). In the race, dogs chase after an artificial hare on the track which leads them to the finish line, the first to arrive is the

  • Greyhound Diaries

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    Following in the footsteps of more famous American writers such as John Steinbeck, and searching for the heart and soul of America during trying times, one young man has created an ongoing project--"The Greyhound Diaries." Traveling an average of 100,000 miles over a seven year period, this young man set out to observe and write about Americans in a way that mirrors Great Depression days; days that are still not completely gone from the minds of many Americans who lived through the era. Many present

  • Persuasive Essay On Animal Abuse

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    of missing flesh, the remnants coated in blood. The blood forms a million words trapped within, yet the creature in front of you say numerous more. Unfortunately, this creature is no beast - it is the repercussion of a lifetime of dog fighting, Greyhound racing, and puppy mills - in other words - animal abuse. From inhumane homes to forced labor as a sport, animal cruelty takes a multitude of forms. In many cases, animal abuse is a result of zoosadism or the sensation of pleasure which is derived

  • Greyhound Bus Company

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    Introduction Greyhound Lines, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas is the only nationwide provider of scheduled intercity transportation in the United States. As seen on Greyhound's web site in 2001 they had more then twenty five million passengers aboard their bus lines and consolidated revenue was $1,022.4 million. Greyhound's fleet consists of more then 2,300 buses which arrive and depart from one hundred and twelve company-operated terminals and approximately one thousand seven hundred agency-operated