The Bullitt Co pound in Kentucky is run by ACO Jimmy Miller. Miller was suspended last week by the county due to alleged violations of the employee handbook. Delsie Williams, a female employee, told WDRB that Miller, who kills animals at the pound, left a dog in a garbage bag in front of the freezer … Continue reading Good Ol’ Boys in KY Forced to Suspend One of Their Own at the Pound
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A rescue group had committed to saving a pregnant dog called Rosie at the Sumter Co pound in Florida this week. But pound staff killed her because of a clerical error. She was supposed to be on the save list but got put on the kill list instead. Oops: A mistake was made by a very … Continue reading Florida Pound Oops-Kills Pregnant Dog Tagged by Rescue
Elimination of the mandatory holding periods for stray cats impounded by shelters is part of what I refer to as the war on cats. Cats deserve the same protections as are provided to dogs at shelters, including a mandatory holding period so their owners can reclaim them. Groups who participate in the war on cats … Continue reading Shelter How To: Identifying Feral Cats and Reuniting Lost Cats with Owners
The dog at the Greenville Co pound who was labeled "No Rescue/No Adopt" by the vet was released last week. A representative from SNARR pulled her. I contacted SNARR for an update yesterday and received this response: Millie (Beanie) is doing well! Other than being really arthritic and having a heart murmur and being blind and … Continue reading Update on Greenville Co “No Rescue/No Adopt” Dog
There have been far too many tragic stories on this blog where police officers needlessly kill pets and are not held accountable by their own departments despite the irreversible damage they have inflicted upon families in their communities. But there are occasional stories where police do right by pets and I like to bring attention … Continue reading Police Department in CT Leads by Example
In 2014, authorities seized 92 dogs and 28 cats from Golden S Rescue in Anderson Co, SC. Charges brought against the rescue's owner were dropped in exchange for surrendering the animals and an agreement to allow random inspections on the property in future. Last month, Anderson Co ACOs were conducting such an inspection when they … Continue reading Anderson Co ACOs “Rescue” Dogs from Rescue
Animal control in Roswell, NM picked up a stolen, microchipped dog whose owner was looking for her but failed to contact the owner. Instead, AC put the dog on the kill list. The owner, who lives 200 miles away, was able to redeem her pet thanks to rescuers who posted the dog's photo on Facebook. (Thank … Continue reading Treats on the Internets