On April 2, 2015, animal advocate Beth Spencer contacted James Rogers, director of Memphis Animal Services, indicating she would like to photograph a dozen adoptable pets to be featured in a local magazine. Her email reads, in part: The tricky part here will be to make sure the animals we feature are not euthanized when … Continue reading Unraveling a Cover Up at the Memphis Pound
A family who took in a stray dog in Glynn Co, GA had her spayed and vaccinated but ultimately surrendered her to the county pound due to destructive behavior. As sometimes happens, the family changed their minds after surrendering the pet and returned the next day to retrieve her. Pound staff had already killed the … Continue reading Treats on the Internets
West Virginia - On April 21, Tamara Curry's dogs Max and Tyson accidentally escaped the family's fenced yard and were roaming the neighborhood. Someone called Greenbrier Co ACO Robert McClung about the dogs. ACO McClung loaded Tyson into his vehicle but says Max was growling, showing his teeth and coming towards him so he shot … Continue reading Dog Runs Home After Being Shot by ACO 5 Times, ACO Hunts Him Down
That pillar of animal care and control, the Chicago pound, is once again pillaring all over the animals. Pound staff brought 14 dogs to the Chicago Wolves hockey game for an adoption event on Saturday, April 18. A dog called Missy was reportedly "having problems" at the event and was taken out to a cage … Continue reading Chicago Pound Leaves Dog in a Van for 5 Days
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Volunteers at the Citrus Co shelter in Florida say they have been instrumental in increasing the save rate and decreasing the length of stay at the facility. This week, the board of county commissioners held a workshop regarding the shelter and there was a packet of information posted online which included various statistics. Volunteers were … Continue reading Citrus Co: If It Ain’t Broke, Break It
An owner surrendered her house cat to a vet clinic in GA and staff called DeKalb Co AC to pick up the friendly pet. When a rescue group contacted the pound to ask about helping the cat, they were told the AC worker had dumped her in a park instead of bringing her to the … Continue reading Treats on the Internets
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The Yellowstone Co Sheriff's Office in Montana supervises the animal control division for the county - which is not something I'd disclose on a resume or while being waterboarded, even. Yellowstone Co's AC is a putrid pile of slack-ass fraud designed to kill animals while putting forth the least possible amount of effort - all on the taxpayer's dime. … Continue reading Yellowstone Co AC in Need of Reform by Way of Gasoline and a Match