Greyhound Demo at Derby Lane - Be Their Voice!

As long as Florida Dog tracks abuse and exploit greyhounds, animal activists will stand up and be a voice for these gentle dogs who are killed by the thousands each year. We will be holding a peaceful demonstration at Derby Lane before the Saturday morning races to call attention to this barbaric industry.

Date: Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Time: 11am to 1pm

Location: Derby Lane, 10490 Gandy Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL. 33702

** Signs and banners will be provided (all you need to do is just show up!). We'll also have drinking water available. Notes: This is a peaceful demo, so please be a power of example for the dogs. Do not respond to any heckling from guests or other groups. Remember it is about them, not us. :) We hope to get enough activists to be on BOTH SIDES of Gandy Blvd. We cannot block the roads or the sidewalk, and are not allowed on the median for safety reasons.

Also, please stay away from the Derby Lane property. It is private and they will arrest anyone that ventures there.

Parking details: Please park in a public area. Avoid any private parking lots since most of these businesses will tow.

Hope to see you all there!!!

Please leave your companion animals at home for safety reasons.

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  • Heather

    Thanks, Denise for organizing. I had a great time at my first demo, and it was great to meet everyone :)

    March 2, 2013

  • Denise

    Thank you everyone for attending this demo : )

    March 2, 2013

  • Heather

    I'm not finding parking that I'm comfortable with.

    March 2, 2013

  • Patti M.

    Im on my way, but it will be sooo cold on this scooter!!

    March 2, 2013

  • Pamela S.

    I am so sorry, I can not make it tomorrow.

    March 1, 2013

  • Lauren H.

    Unfortunately something has come up and I will no longer be able to come to the demo.

    March 1, 2013

  • Hussein

    Also, the private businesses in that area have towing signs, so please stay away from their parking lots to avoid getting towed.

    February 21, 2013

  • Suzanne H.

    We usually park across the street from the track or down that street.

    February 18, 2013

  • Heather

    Hi Denise. I was in the area today, and didn't see much in the way of public parking. Any suggestions? I wonder if the Goodwill next door would be ok.

    February 17, 2013

  • Lisa R.

    Whoops, forgot I'm tabling at Bark in the Park that day.

    February 11, 2013

  • Lisa R.

    Will we be receiving advice on parking?

    February 2, 2013

  • Suzanne H.

    Unfortunately that's the same day as the Hum Soc Bark in the Park & I'm vol'ing w/them & then tabling for FVA there

    January 21, 2013

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