A pound in Washington is trying to encourage adoptions by cutting prices this month. At the same time they continue to strictly enforce a policy prohibiting anyone from saving a pet to give as a gift. Better dead than gift, I guess. (Thanks Mary Frances for the link.)
This sad sack claimed a lost dog from a Good Sam in VA who listed her as “found” on Craigslist, then turned around and tried to sell her on the same site. The true owner alerted authorities and arranged his own undercover sting operation to get his dog back. Sad sack was arrested and charged with obtaining property under false pretenses.
Using what one pet owner described as “gestapo tactics”, tribal officials in Pine Ridge, SD rounded up loose dogs, including owned pets, and shot them to death after a child was killed by loose dogs on the reservation. Officials refused to say where the remains were taken and also refused to allow journalists to view the remains. But they deny any wrongdoing. (Thanks Kathleen.)
Like most bans based on a dog’s skull/body shape, Petsmart’s pitbull ban is vague and harmful.
But how’d they get them to sit under the hair dryer all that time?