Archive for March 2019

Historic moment for racehorses

On March 14, Los Angeles County’s Santa Anita Park racetrack announced an historic plan to implement the most stringent racehorse medication policy in North America, consistent with International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) standards–banning all race-day medications including the controversial drug Lasix, and banning the use of the whip “except as a corrective safety measure.” The…

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Gregory shirts support rescued monkeys

For one week from March 11 through March 18 at 11am EDT, Gregory shirts are being sold to help provide food, shelter, and loving care to more than 300 monkey residents of Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary.   Gregory is one of 26 squirrel monkeys released to Jungle Friends last year, after the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial…

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In the field with PETA’s Community Animal Project

During Greg’s lifetime, he was an enthusiastic supporter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and particularly its Community Animal Project (CAP).  In 2013, Greg and I adopted a CAP rescue dog named Itchy. Last year, I adopted another CAP rescue named Christopher.  Since I established the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund in…

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