Halifax Humane Society Oops Kills Rescuer’s Lost Dog

In 2011, I reported on the Halifax Humane Society (HHS) in Daytona Beach, FL when plans were announced to remove the overnight drop off cages from the facility.  The executive director was tired of people who needed to surrender pets successfully dodging the staff's lectures and finger wagging that took place during normal business hours.  … Continue reading Halifax Humane Society Oops Kills Rescuer’s Lost Dog

Kern Co Pound Increases Killing, Offers Dubious Feral Cat Plan

Kern Co is killing more shelter pets now than in the past 6 years, according to numbers reported in The Bakersfield Californian: [Kern County Animal Control Director Jen] Woodard reported that the county has had to put down 18,708 dogs and cats so far this fiscal year -- or 63.9 percent of the 29,278 dogs … Continue reading Kern Co Pound Increases Killing, Offers Dubious Feral Cat Plan

Protecting and Serving and Shooting Dogs in Their Own Yards

Two more sad stories about police entering private property and shooting the dogs who live there.In El Monte, California, police entered a family's yard through a locked gate which contained a "Beware of Dog" sign.  Two dogs approached and one of the officers went back outside the gate and re-locked it.  The officer still inside … Continue reading Protecting and Serving and Shooting Dogs in Their Own Yards