The Companion Animal Alliance in Baton Rouge, LA recently banned volunteers and pulled their FB page for the animals. CAA continues to kill pets at the shelter.
WJAR in Rhode Island did an expose on a group pulling animals from southern shelters and selling them to people up north. The investigation revealed that the group was handing over unvetted, sick dogs and in some cases, failing to deliver the dogs people had paid for at all.
Mandatory pound seizure – the law requiring shelters to turn unclaimed animals over to research facilities upon request – has been repealed in MN. (Thank you Thomas for the link.)
Truth About Pet Food notes that the latest Friday night salmonella recall from Diamond is for a product made at the Missouri plant – not the South Carolina plant where all the previously recalled foods were manufactured.