Jill, submitted by reader Michy. There are some links to videos of Jill here. ~ Grayson County Humane Society 213 William Thomason Byway Leitchfield, KY 42754 270-230-8839 This shelter’s kill rate is unknown.
Shelby County Animal Shelter Shelby County No-Kill Mission 266 Kentucky St. Shelbyville, KY 40065 502-633-0009 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
In a column at OnlineAthens.com, a vet tech/spay-neuter clinic volunteer says she wants "to educate the public on a few little known facts". A promising opener. Followed by a crock of miseducation. Let's set the record straight. Again. Is it a mystery why we have such a pet overpopulation problem? You know what's a mystery … Continue reading It’s Spay Day – Let’s Lie!
Hitman, ID #32187 Athens-Clark Co Animal Control 45 Beaverdam Road Extension Athens, GA 30605 706-613-3540 This shelter’s 2007 kill rate was 25%. Thank you to reader Valerie for alerting me to this pet.
Earlier this month, a pair of family pets escaped their yard and were picked up and brought to the Memphis Animal Shelter. The owner showed up to redeem the dogs who were both intact males. The shelter director, Matthew Pepper, advised the owner that, in order to come into compliance with the new MSN law … Continue reading Memphis Animal Shelter: Dog Dies, Matthew Pepper Dances
Annie, submitted by reader Samantha Angels of Assisi 415 Campbell Avenue SW Roanoke, VA 24016 (540) 344-8707 email@example.com Sidenote: In looking up this rescue's website, imagine my surprise when I saw one of my own dogs on their index page! That's Patty, playing with the Kong Wobbler.
A few quick links that I know will be of interest to some of the no kill advocates who hang around here: An upcoming program on Animal Wise Radio: Sunday at noon PST on Nathan Winograd UNLEASHED: With groups like the ASPCA, HSUS, & Best Friends using their wealth for their own power-hungry ends, we … Continue reading A Few No Kill Links for your Clicky Pleasure
Succinylcholine chloride is a drug described as "a skeletal muscle relaxant used as an adjunct to anesthesia, to reduce muscle contractions during surgery or mechanical ventilation and to facilitate endotracheal intubation". I interpret this to mean that, in the proper dosage, the drug will relax the patient enough to allow an anesthetic breathing tube to … Continue reading What is your State’s Law Regarding Animal Shelter Use of Succinylcholine Chloride?
There are shelters in need of reform all around our country - that is, shelters that do not reflect the values of the vast majority of people who oppose the needless killing of pets and support the rights of shelter pets to be cared for compassionately. And there are cities and counties all over the … Continue reading Road Map to Reform
Smokey, submitted by reader Jean Oshkosh Area Humane Society 1925 Shelter Court Oshkosh, WI 54901 920.424.2128 This shelter's kill rate is unknown.