St. Parish sheriff Bobby Guidroz announced this week that after an investigation by his office, the former St. Landry pound director and another former pound employee have been arrested on charges of animal cruelty and theft. Patricia Street Gallo, the former director, and husband Troy Gallo both still work for the parish: Parish government announced … Continue reading LA Pound Worker Allegedly Killed Pets via Botched Injections and Mauling by Dogs
Month: June 2014
Baltimore Police Officer Slashes Dog’s Throat
Baltimore has problems with regard to the value placed on the lives of pets. And that attitude extends beyond the public employees at the pound to the city police department. On Saturday, owner Sarah Gossard let her 7 year old dog Nala outside, not realizing a gate had been left open in the yard. Nala was … Continue reading Baltimore Police Officer Slashes Dog’s Throat
Name That Animal
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NJ Pound Kills Owned Dogs Upon Impound
When NJ pet owner Jennifer Arteta went on a trip out of the country this month, she left her beloved young dogs Daphne and Rocko in the care of her father. For reasons unknown, Ms. Arteta's father left Daphne and Rocko at the Elizabeth Animal Shelter on June 5. When Ms. Arteta returned from her trip … Continue reading NJ Pound Kills Owned Dogs Upon Impound
Roswell Mayor Bans NM Rescue Groups in Response to Dog Attack
A 9 year old boy suffered bruising and scratches after 3 loose dogs attacked him on his family's property in Roswell, NM last week. He scrambled on top of a gate to stay clear of the dogs until his father, a city police detective, arrived with a gun and began shooting the dogs, killing one … Continue reading Roswell Mayor Bans NM Rescue Groups in Response to Dog Attack
Thing you can enjoy, even with a fractured pelvis: raw meaty bones.
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Augusta Pound Refusing to Adopt Out Animals Because of Possibility Adopters Might Not Follow Through with Neuters
In Richmond Co, Georgia, Augusta Animal Services has been killing 70% of its animals for the past two years. And that tragic kill rate appears to be the result of a hot mess perpetuated by local leaders. An animal advocate recently told the Augusta Chronicle that Augusta pound director Sharon Broady refuses to work with rescues and charges them … Continue reading Augusta Pound Refusing to Adopt Out Animals Because of Possibility Adopters Might Not Follow Through with Neuters
Name That Animal
We haven't played this for awhile and I miss it. This is just for fun and the only rule is: no researching. Post your best guesses in the comments. Reading other people's answers before posting your own is optional. Answer will be posted in the comments tomorrow.
Treats on the Internets
A second dog owner has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the Fort Worth vet accused of keeping pets alive for medical experiments after their owners signed euthanasia forms. The dog, a chihuahua named Hercules, was found at the clinic at the time of the police raid, months after the owner had requested euthanasia to … Continue reading Treats on the Internets