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Seminole County Approves New Greyhound Regulations

Photo: Courtesy Seminole County

Seminole County commissioners have approved an ordinance that would require more documentation of racing greyhounds. It includes public reports of injuries at the county’s only race track.

Sanford Orlando Kennel Club general manager Mitch Cohen says they’ll comply. “We feel that we should fall under the same umbrella as everybody else in the state, that we’re highly regulated by them,” said Cohen, “and there’s no reason or the county to get involved. But they felt otherwise.”

Seminole County’s new ordinance also requires reports of what happens to the dog after its racing career is over and mandatory licensing by the county.

The new ordinance takes effect March 1st.


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Catherine Welch is news director at WMFE. Before moving to Florida she was news director at Rhode Island Public Radio. Previous roles as news director include WHQR in Wilmington NC and KBIA in Columbia MO. Catherine has won several regional Edward R. Murrow awards and awards from the Public Radio News Directors ... Read Full Bio »

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