The Ohio SPCA has been trying to get Hocking Co to stop gassing animals for years. But the county has fought, both in court and in the court of public opinion, to keep gassing. After all, the county's gas chamber is homemade and everyone knows homemade things are the best. This month, the 4th District … Continue reading Court Orders Hocking Co to Stop Torturing Animals in its Homemade Gas Chamber
Tomorrow marks six weeks since I met Jade, after she met the underside of a truck. We have a vet appointment later this week for the official six week check up to see if her fractured pelvis has healed. If we get the ok from the vet, Jade will be Off. The. Leash.
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On July 1, a PA family surrendered their two healthy Australian shepherds to the Chester Co SPCA because they had been unable to rehome them after moving from a house to an apartment. The 1 year old siblings, Scout and Josie, are described by owner Shana Goane as loving and friendly with no hint of any … Continue reading Lancaster Co SPCA Kills Dog for Growling, Because They Can
If you are partial to flowery political speeches, you might like to read the city's full explanation for why it's retaliating against rescuers shortening hours at the Memphis pound and proposing to kill pets faster than ever. But if you'd rather blind yourself with rusty pokers than read more bullshit excuses for killing animals, I've got you covered. Here's … Continue reading Memphis City Official Explains Why Killing Pets Even Faster is Going to Be So Awesome
Law enforcement tracked a suspect to a trailer park in Coffee Co, GA. Families were outside including a dog, who ran up to one of the officers. The sheriff's deputy opened fire in the direction of the dog, missing him and instead shooting a 10 year old boy through the knee. As we have said … Continue reading Treats on the Internets
Cynthia and Royce Johnson's healthy 4 year old dogs were family. Vick and Fancy had their own Christmas stockings and were in the family portraits. But when Vick was found loose in a neighbor's yard in mid-June, the Town of Basile, LA inexplicably took both dogs away, requiring the Johnsons to go to court to … Continue reading Louisiana Pound Worker Neglects Dogs to Death, Receives Fine
At the Hillsborough Co pound in Florida, killing is the default - so much so that the pound put a protocol in place for anyone wanting to save a pet: e-mail the pound with DO NOT KILL in the subject line and the animal's ID number. This is the only way to toss a cog … Continue reading Hillsborough Co Kills Dog Who Had New Home Waiting
Gabriel Garcia of Las Cruces, NM was indicted by a grand jury last month on one count of first-degree kidnapping, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, battery, criminal sexual contact and assault. The indictment stems from a May 31 incident in which a female victim reported that she was held in Garcia's home against her … Continue reading NM Pound Returns Hero Puppy to Abuser