Humane Society of Yuma Turns Away Lost Dog’s Owner Then Oops-Kills Dog

The Humane Society of Yuma (HSOY) in Arizona holds animal control contracts with multiple municipalities.  The pound promises on its website that every dog will get a toy, a bed and at least 45 minutes of outdoor time every day.  And: In the event that an animal is suffering and at the end of its … Continue reading Humane Society of Yuma Turns Away Lost Dog’s Owner Then Oops-Kills Dog

People Aren’t Beating Down the Doors to Rescue & Foster? Inconceivable!

We set up a FB page which we use to berate you worthless people while we threaten to kill pets so damn - why isn't everyone at the shelter right now for some in-person abuse adopting? Anyone care to asplain it to them? I was trying to find the number of dead pets not one … Continue reading People Aren’t Beating Down the Doors to Rescue & Foster? Inconceivable!

Lucky 13

It's Graham's 13th birthday today.  In celebration of such an important occasion, she got a bunch of animal crackers.  Although we very cruelly made her pose for pictures while eating them.

Lie of the Day: Carroll Co is “a great, safe place for all animals”

Someone using the name and photo of an ACO at the Humane Society of Carroll Co in MD (Ed Smith) posted a message on the pound's Facebook page yesterday.  It's one long... thing so I will be breaking it up with my responses.  The text from the FB posting is in italics below. A message … Continue reading Lie of the Day: Carroll Co is “a great, safe place for all animals”

Discussion: What are the pluses and minuses of having a private pet adoption facility?

The idea of opening a private adoption facility to combat a regressive pound resisting reform seems to be a popular one.  I can understand the appeal.  Pet advocates who become frustrated with the refusal of shelter directors and staff to stop the killing want to take control of something themselves.  No compassionate person wants to … Continue reading Discussion: What are the pluses and minuses of having a private pet adoption facility?

Online Reports of Kitten Left to Suffer at Tipton Co Pound

A reader alerted me to this post on Facebook and the subsequent ChipIn set up to fund rescue of this kitten.  Assuming the posted information is accurate, a mama cat was recently impounded with her litter of kittens at the Tipton Co pound in TN.  It appears one of kittens had a leg partially chewed … Continue reading Online Reports of Kitten Left to Suffer at Tipton Co Pound