Go Directly to Petharbor. Do Not Pass Go. Do Not Collect $200.

It seems my last post on the Chicago pound was unpopular with the pet killing enablers there.  Which is - you know, yay.  But it resulted in a very politely worded and professional nastygram from the FOIA officer, received with my latest batch of records.  The Chicago pound wants me to know how proud they … Continue reading Go Directly to Petharbor. Do Not Pass Go. Do Not Collect $200.

What is Plan B in Your Community?

With Hurricane Isaac under watchful eye, many cities have been reviewing their hurricane preparedness plans recently. Officials in Corpus Christi, TX asked animal control what their plan was for the shelter pets in case of a hurricane: "Their hurricane response plan was to euthanize all of the animals, which is totally unacceptable," Assistant City Manager … Continue reading What is Plan B in Your Community?

Search Warrant at Former Vick Property Details Cruelty Allegations

The search warrant issued against the VA property formerly owned by Michael Vick but currently owned by the group Dogs Deserve Better provides details on the alleged animal cruelty with which the group's founder, Tamira Thayne, has been charged: “Animals are being maced and tased on a regular basis.” “There have been several dog fights … Continue reading Search Warrant at Former Vick Property Details Cruelty Allegations

UPDATED: Woman Who Bought Vick Property Wanted for Animal Cruelty

For quite some time, readers have been sending me tips, both pro and con, regarding the group who bought the Michael Vick property in Surry Co, VA.  Dogs Deserve Better, an anti-tethering group founded and operated by Tamira Thayne (fka Tammy Grimes), purchased the home and land in May 2011, reportedly intending to turn it … Continue reading UPDATED: Woman Who Bought Vick Property Wanted for Animal Cruelty

“Sell crazy someplace else, we’re all stocked up here.”

As if we don't have enough to deal with: Animal shelters throughout South Carolina will get a visit this week from a shelter services expert with a national humane organization. Heather Bialy is Director of Shelter Services with the Humane Society of the United States.  She is scheduled to visit shelters and animal rescue groups … Continue reading “Sell crazy someplace else, we’re all stocked up here.”