MSGAO Alumni Featured in Commercial Appeal

Check out the link below to read about Speedy and Stormy, two MSGAO alumni who bring joy and health benefits to residents of the Memphis Jewish Home in Cordova, Tennessee.

The Commercial Appeal reports that Stormy and Speedy, sibling greyhounds who retired from racing in 2006 and 2007, respectively, took up residence at the Cordova home a little more than a year ago. “They have been loved ever since they came in the door,” said Alene Roberts, the home’s activity coordinator.

The CA reports the lanky canines were adopted from the Mid-South Greyhound Adoption Option in May 2010 in an effort to benefit the health of residents and visiting rehabilitation patients. So far, so good.

“Everybody just loves them, even the people who are here for a short time,” said Jole Ashner, community relations director for the facility. “They really just brighten everyone’s day,” the CA reports.

Read the full article by clicking on the link below.

Speedy and Stormy