Several dogs prior to a race
Dog racing is both a
event as well as a fund-raising event, depending on the breed and location. "Dog
racing" usually refers to
Greyhound racing, which is the largest and most widespread type of canine
competition. In the United States, greyhound racing has been banned in all but a
few states, where its popularity is in decline as the typical dog track
attendees grow older. In states where greyhound races do occur, they are
strictly regulated by the government because
parimutuel gambling on the races is allowed.
Other breeds of dogs race; however, these breeds typically race as part of
local kennel club events, and are not commercial ventures.
are fairly common in the United States, although the most popular dog racing
events are those of
dachshund racing is not without its controversy, and some
animal rights activists, including the
Dachshund Club of America, are trying to ban the events.
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