Arturo, aka Slatex Arturo, is a 7-year-old brindle male born July 15, 2009. His sire is Kiowa Sweet Trey and his dam is Slatex Susan. Arturo has 49 races to his credit on He started his career at Bluffs Run in Iowa on April 17, 2011 and finished up at Gulf Greyhound Park in Texas on December 6, 2012. Arturo retired due to a torn shoulder muscle that has since healed. He was in a home for three years, but has returned to GALT due to a change in family circumstances and no fault of his own.

Arturo has passed an initial cat test and has lived in a foster home with cats.