Taranis, submitted by reader Michy. From the webpage for this kitteh: Hi, my name is Taranis, a boy orange and white kittycat (short coat), about one year old (in April 10). My life in the shelter started out in a somewhat inauspicious way. I found myself in animal control's trap during a terrible KY thunderstorm … Continue reading Shelter Pet of the Day
Warning: Disturbing and graphic descriptions of animal cruelty at the link. In the course of discussion, many of us like to declare what we wouldn't do in order to keep our jobs. Of course, in this global economy, one might have to amend the list. But I'm pretty sure you'd have to be one sick … Continue reading Dirty Jobs
An Examiner article looks at the recent case of 13 Pitbulls that were surrendered by the owner to Charlotte-Mecklenburg AC & C and immediately killed. The author mentions the popularity of Pitbulls as pets in Charlotte and the lack of options for those rescued: Sadly, many of the dogs that are rescued do not find … Continue reading How Can We Save More Pitbulls in NC’s Largest City?
Submitted by reader Marji, who is fostering Sherman. A New Hope Animal Foundation Loomis, CA (Sherman is currently in foster care in Grass Valley, CA.) (916) 652 4164 Lynn at firstname.lastname@example.org
Submitted by reader Lynn - a couple dogs from her own rescue. Lynn says her Petfinder listings should be up soon and she will post the link when they are: Daisy Acres Critter Services 23 mile Chena Hot Springs Road Two Rivers, Alaska 907-488-9685 email: email@example.com
"His time is up. He's too young and too beautiful to put down. Somebody please step up and adopt him. His days are numbered." - from a random posting about a dog in a kill shelter While I appreciate that posts like these are well-intentioned and aimed at expressing the urgency of getting a pet … Continue reading Who are We Helping?
Monocle Mike, submitted by Valerie. SPCA of Tompkins County 1640 Hanshaw Road Ithaca, NY 14850 (607) 257-1822 This is a no kill shelter.
As you may have noticed, I'm fond of exploring these shades of gray issues. To wit, an interesting story about a CA woman who took her 9 year old Cocker Spaniel to the vet, felt it was time to euthanize the dog and subsequently dropped the dog off at the local shelter for euthanasia. The … Continue reading Weigh In – CA Shelter Wrong? Right? Other?
This afternoon, concerned citizens will meet with county officials to discuss allegations of wrongdoing by ACOs at the Cumberland Co Animal Shelter in TN. Allegations include: ACOs picked up a badly injured dog in need of veterinary care and placed him in a kennel, causing him to suffer without treatment for hours until a shelter … Continue reading Animal Advocates Working for Shelter Reform in TN
You may remember Houdini from the post I did on him after he was pulled out of a sewer in Atlanta. Well he is still playing the field and interviewing candidates for adoption so I suggest you put on your Sunday Best and hurry down to the shelter before he charms his way right … Continue reading Shelter Pet of the Day