If someone knocks on your door and says he is an animal control officer, you won't immediately know if he is at the wrong address, is someone impersonating an ACO or if he has legitimate cause to knock on your door. Regardless, your response should be the same: Do not let the person into your home unless … Continue reading Know Your Rights if Animal Control is at Your Door
Month: March 2015
Treats on the Internets
Case Update - The recently fired/charged with cruelty Martin Co pound director is suing to get his job back because: he wasn't properly trained, his co-worker is a dummy and a druggie and the dog he shot in his cage was a monster pitbull owned by lowlifes. (Thank you Clarice for the link.) Case Update … Continue reading Treats on the Internets
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More Tragic Cases of Veterinary “Care” at the Memphis Pound
Puppy ID #275425 was impounded as a stray by MAS on February 27, 2015. Her age was estimated as 8 weeks and she weighed just 7 pounds. Her intake condition was listed as "poor". Records indicate she was unable to bear full weight on her right rear leg due to a dislocated hip. There was … Continue reading More Tragic Cases of Veterinary “Care” at the Memphis Pound
Arkansas Pound Kills Dog Whose Owner Tried to Reclaim
Two dogs belonging to Yadria Dorantes jumped their fence and were picked up by Beebe Animal Control on March 13. Ms. Dorantes says she contacted AC to reclaim her shar pei/lab mix Muneka and her other dog. Ms. Dorantes says AC told her that because the dogs kept jumping her four foot fence, she would need … Continue reading Arkansas Pound Kills Dog Whose Owner Tried to Reclaim
Name That Animal
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 terrible, horrible, no good, very bad optional. Answer will be posted in the comments tomorrow.
NYC Shelters Killing Animals People are Trying to Save
Even as New York City Animal Care & Control claims on its website that it has an 80% live release rate, rescuers and adopters complain that the shelter kills animals who have homes lined up as a result of the cumbersome and faulty process required to save animals from the kill room. The complaint is not new … Continue reading NYC Shelters Killing Animals People are Trying to Save
State Report: Lawton Pound Sucks but More Importantly, Facebook Sucks Worse
The Oklahoma State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners conducted an investigation into allegations of neglect and other wrongdoing at the Lawton pound at the request of the city manager. The 464 page report starts out with a page titled "Conspiracy and Connection of Defendants". On one side of the chart featured on this page is a … Continue reading State Report: Lawton Pound Sucks but More Importantly, Facebook Sucks Worse