DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Vera Rasnake laughed as she led a trio of barking, jostling dogs into the Iowa Greyhound Park, but her smile faded when she acknowledged that after 41 years of being around the sleek animals, her sport was teetering on extinction.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — The closing of Iowa's last greyhound racing venue in May will eliminate 58 jobs, directors of the park said this week.
Iowa Greyhound Park in Dubuque reported the number of job losses this week to Iowa Workforce Development.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — The last remaining dog-racing park in Iowa is closing amid a shortage of available greyhounds and the overall collapse of the racing industry.
The Iowa Greyhound Park in Dubuque is hoping for one last season in 2022, The Telegraph Herald reports.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An east Arkansas track agreed Thursday to phase out greyhound racing over the next three years, citing a decline in dog racing nationally and fears that the state's voters would approve ending the practice.