NASCAR Champion Greg Biffle Advocates For Animals
North American Precis Syndicate
NASCAR Champion Greg Biffle Advocates For Animals (NAPSA)—Stock car racing superstar Greg Biffle, who finished third in the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, is always envisioning the finish line. Now he’s heading for another victory, this time to end companion animal euthanasia. He’s spokesperson for SPAY/USA (www.spayusa.org), a nationwide network and referral service for affordable spay/neuter services and a program of North Shore Animal League America, the world’s largest no-kill pet rescue and adoption organization. Biffle is championing the prevention of unwanted litters. He is convinced that by raising awareness, more pet owners will follow his lead and alter their pets, leading to a dramatic decrease in shelter euthanasia. The NASCAR champion and ownerof three dogslikens his passion for animal welfare to his love of auto racing. “It’s vitally important to control pet overpopulation. There are over 7,000 puppies and kittens born each day, with millions of healthy, innocent, unwanted animals put to death as a result of overpopulation,” cited Biffle, who says that he believes he can makea difference. Biffle, who has achieved 48 career wins since 1996, says he plans to use the NASCAR community and the racing world to get the messageacross thatit’s crucial and lifesaving to spay or neuterpets. He has set an example by spaying and neutering his own dogs. Biffle and his wife Nicole founded the Greg Biffle Founda- wry eg Greg Biffle, spokesperson for SPAY/USA, is shown with his own dogs Savannah, Gracie and Foster. tion to create awareness and serve as an advocate to improve the well-being of animals by engaging the power and passion of the motorsports industry. The organization recently funded scholarships to help send rescue groups to the SPAY/USA National Conference. Esther Mechler, SPAY/USA founder and director, applauds Biffle’s commitment. “I believe that Greg and his foundation provided an invaluable opportunity for people dedicated to animal welfare,” commented Mechler, adding that with Greg’s outreach as SPAY/ USA’s spokesperson, she is certain there will be significant effect amongst responsible pet owners. To learn more and see Greg Biffle’s interview about his work on behalf of the organization, visit spayusa.org. To find out about low-cost spay/neuter services, call 1-800-248-SPAY (1-800-248-7729) or visit AnimalLeague.org.
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