Donna from Hearts of Gold Pit Rescue sent someone to pull Buster from MAS last night but the person was refused, as they were not on a list of approved couriers for the rescue. So Donna is going herself to bail Buster out this morning when the pound opens. The local news will be there … Continue reading Saving Buster
Some of you may remember the handsome Pibble type dog pictured with MAS interim director James Rogers in this article in the Memphis Daily News. I suspect the dog was chosen for the photos to try and put a positive image in the minds of the public. Like, "See, we haven't killed EVERY dog that … Continue reading Buster Has Outlived His Usefulness to MAS
Facilities which kill healthy/treatable pets do so without cause and in spite of clear evidence of proven alternatives such as exist in the dozens of open admission no kill shelters throughout the country. Pounds may or may not assign a particular "reason" for the killings: space, illness, injury, too young, etc. Whether or not a … Continue reading What is Displacement Killing?
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Two ACOs in Sullivan Co, TN were charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty this week in connection with an incident involving a shelter pet one year ago. The ACOs allegedly failed to provide appropriate care for the animal and the word "torture" was mentioned: "In Tennessee, the State Legislature has defined torture of an animal to … Continue reading TN ACOs Charged with Animal Cruelty
Yeah, Person from Another County Who Cared Enough about the Pets at MAS to Contact a Group at the Pound to Get Them Help, it would be great if YOU could drive over here and give them the veterinary attention they need. What are you by the way - an airline pilot? Barista? Oncologist? Oh … Continue reading In Which a Kind Citizen Asks the “Friends” to Help Pets at MAS
Click to visit the above pup's listing on PetHarbor. Click to visit the above dog's listing on PetHarbor. Click to visit the above dog's listing on PetHarbor. Click to visit the above dog's listing on PetHarbor. Does anyone at MAS care if these pets are reunited with their owners or if they are in pain … Continue reading MAS Dogs on PetHarbor
I saw this post on No Kill Nation's Facebook page and thought it would make for a good discussion item here. In summary, the city of Bradenton, FL is considering the idea of a museum which would house several thousand paintings of dogs who were killed by animal shelters. The paintings depict the dogs as … Continue reading Discussion: Family Friendly Museum Featuring Paintings of Dogs Killed by Shelters