Author to discuss book on the dogmen of greyhound racing

August 27, 2013
By Bill Krueger

9780700619139Alumni are invited to a special presentation at the College of Veterinary Medicine on Wednesday about dogmen, the workers who care for, breed, train and race greyhound dogs.

Gwyneth Anne Thayer, associate head of special collections at NCSU Libraries and the author of Going to the Dogs: Greyhound Racing, Animal Activism, and American Popular Culture, will discuss dogmen and their role throughout the history of the sport as well as their role as animal caretakers.

The 6 p.m. event, is in the North Theater in the Main Building (C120), is free and open to the public. The event is presented by NCSU Libraries.

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