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HOUNDS OF THE HEARTLAND Modified: July 19, 2012 at 9:40 am •  Published: July 19, 2012

Hounds of the Heartland Greyhound Adoption is promoting its effort to find homes for these graceful animals.

The organization recently made a short commercial to boost greyhound adoption.

Once racing greyhounds are retired from the track, they need good homes, agency officials said. The new promotional video shows that with their excellent temperaments and gentle natures, greyhounds make wonderful family pets.

Greyhounds bark very little and are usually as friendly to strangers as they are with their own family. The most common misconception concerning greyhounds is that they are hyperactive.

The video is available for viewing on their website and on their YouTube channel at

About Hounds of the Heartland: Hounds of the Heartland of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma is a non-profit humane greyhound adoption organization dedicated to finding loving, responsible homes for both retired racing greyhounds that can no longer compete and for young greyhounds not placed on the racetrack.

Our aim is to let the public know what excellent, loving pets these noble dogs make. Information about greyhound adoption is available on our website at We are an incorporated, 501-(c)(3) not for profit group under the national direction of Greyhound Pets of America.


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