Update on Gallia Co Dog Wardens Charged with Cruelty

The 57 cruelty charges against 3 current and former Gallia Co dog wardens in Ohio stem from illegal killing protocols at the Gallia Co pound according to Gallipolis city solicitor Adam Salisbury. Specifically at issue is the allegation that the wardens were injecting sodium pentobarbital into a shoulder or hip muscle of shelter pets before … Continue reading Update on Gallia Co Dog Wardens Charged with Cruelty

Miami-Dade Pound Manager: “Obviously we’re doing something right”

The troubled Miami-Dade pound in FL is funded by taxpayers, in part to provide a safety net for stray pets in the community.  But when a Good Samaritan tried to help a dog he found loose on a highway by bringing him to the pound recently, he was turned away.  A Miami-Dade pound employee was … Continue reading Miami-Dade Pound Manager: “Obviously we’re doing something right”

Town of Hempstead Kills Owned Pets, Owners File Lawsuit

Last month, 2 mixed breed dogs called Cici and Yankee escaped their yard and went for a run around the neighborhood in Long Island, NY.  Both were known by neighbors to be friendly and playful.  But apparently any loose animal that looks like a Pitbull type dog in Nassau Co warrants the summoning of the National … Continue reading Town of Hempstead Kills Owned Pets, Owners File Lawsuit

Escambia Co Burns Through Its Third Pound Director in Eight Months

Directors keep resigning from the troubled Escambia Co pound in Florida. The latest is veterinarian Alphonso Steward III who just took over operations in November 2013.  He replaced a director who only lasted 2 months on the job. Animal advocates claim an inordinate number of shelter pets were dying after Dr. Steward performed routine neuter … Continue reading Escambia Co Burns Through Its Third Pound Director in Eight Months

We Interrupt Your Celebratory Michael Vick News for This Reminder

As football fans swoon with the news that the NY Jets have signed Michael Vick and he may be a starting quarterback next season instead of a backup, I thought I'd just take a moment to remind the internet that Michael Vick tortured and killed dogs, was never charged with animal cruelty for those crimes … Continue reading We Interrupt Your Celebratory Michael Vick News for This Reminder