Discussion: Are Shelters Keeping Online Listings for Lost/Adoptable Animals Current?

When I was looking for a beagle recently, I was checking Petfinder, PetHarbor and a few other sites day and night.  I wasn't limiting myself to facilities within reasonable driving distance either.  I really wanted to help a beagle who needed a home and I figured that a municipal shelter was probably the way to … Continue reading Discussion: Are Shelters Keeping Online Listings for Lost/Adoptable Animals Current?

Former Nevada Pound Director Charged with Cruelty

There have been some developments in the case of the former head of Boulder City AC in Nevada. Readers might remember Mary Jo Frazier as the lady organism accused of killing healthy/treatable animals "for fun", who was the subject of a police investigation resulting in a recommendation of criminal charges but whose boss decided to sweep the … Continue reading Former Nevada Pound Director Charged with Cruelty

Good Ol’ Boys Taking AZ Shelter Back to the Bad Old Days

The Benson Animal Shelter in Arizona reportedly transformed under the leadership of ACO Laurie Fivecoat, about whom area animal advocates had many good things to say at a recent city council meeting: Rica Powell, founder of Smiling Dog Rescue out of Benson, said that prior to Laurie Fivecoat’s appointment as shelter manager, the rescue community … Continue reading Good Ol’ Boys Taking AZ Shelter Back to the Bad Old Days