Tiny Dog Dies at Coffee Co Pound, Mayor Produces a Thermometer

Nicky Bandy wanted to adopt a Chihuahua at the Coffee Co pound in TN.  The pound has indoor/outdoor concrete runs and Ms. Bandy was concerned about the temperature of the concrete floor - the only surface on which the dog could stand or lay.  She says she offered a blanket for the dog's run but … Continue reading Tiny Dog Dies at Coffee Co Pound, Mayor Produces a Thermometer

Chicago Pound Transferred More Than 1200 Cats to a Small Rescue Group

Chicago Animal Care & Control killed more than 8000 animals in 2012. Since 2006, the pound's rescue transfer program, Homeward Bound, has seen a 230% increase in the number of animals transferred. Chicago ACC gave an average of more than 200 cats every month for 6 months in a row this year to a rescue … Continue reading Chicago Pound Transferred More Than 1200 Cats to a Small Rescue Group

Seven People Apply to Save “VERY FRIENDLY!” Pitbull from Memphis Pound

Dog #259497 was impounded as a stray by the Memphis pound on September 25, 2013. A note appears on his cage card: VERY FRIENDLY! MAS records for the dog, obtained via FOIA request, indicate a member of the public expressed an interest in adopting this dog on September 28 and gave his name and phone … Continue reading Seven People Apply to Save “VERY FRIENDLY!” Pitbull from Memphis Pound

Memphis Animal Services: Bruno Hauptmann Couldn’t Hold a Candle to You

On Saturday November 2, 2013, Memphis Animal Services impounded 3 Pitbulls estimated to be 12 months, 7 months and under 6 months of age respectively.   MAS is closed on Sundays and Mondays.  On Tuesday, November 5, the owner of the 3 dogs came to the pound to reclaim his pets.  MAS advised the owner … Continue reading Memphis Animal Services: Bruno Hauptmann Couldn’t Hold a Candle to You

Records Reveal Dog’s Pain and Suffering at Petersburg Pound

Dog #680-13 was impounded by Petersburg Animal Care & Control in VA at approximately 1pm on Saturday, July 27, 2013.  His records indicate he was a 2 year old, white, male Shih-Tzu weighing 15 pounds who was "severely matted".  There are no notes indicating he received an exam by a veterinarian.  Instead, he appears to … Continue reading Records Reveal Dog’s Pain and Suffering at Petersburg Pound