Former Racing Greyhound Finds a New Career

When Audi's racing career was cut short by a lupus diagnosis, the Greyhound didn't waste much time finding a new purpose in life — helping people of all ages.

The former competitor works three to four days a week as a therapy dog at senior centers and libraries in Irving, Texas. His owner, Cheryl Woolnough, believes that the dog's mere presence at libraries teaches children to enjoy going there.

“I want them to learn about being gentle, about being kind," Woolnough says of Audi's human fans. "But I also want them to love coming to the library. I want them to love reading and stories."

Check out this NBC-DFW video to learn more about the great work Audi does at local libraries.


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