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  1. Clarice

     /  October 8, 2016

    A Westland, MI Animal Control worker dumped the body of a pit-bull named Nina, which had recently been reported missing by her owner.

    http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/westland-animal-control-worker-dumps-dogs-body-in-dumpster

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  2. anne davis

     /  October 8, 2016

    I just read this. http://www.wacotrib.com/news/city_of_waco/new-director-arrives-as-waco-animal-shelter-passes-no-kill/article_2819cef9-12a6-5568-83fd-521380e6cc6e.html#.V_PBOe_eP3c.facebook

    ” As of the end of September, the shelter on Circle Road maintained a 12-month average of 91 percent, up from 35 percent before the city took over management of the shelter in late 2012 and began investing heavily in it”

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  3. Alice

     /  October 11, 2016

    Local law enforcement needs proof that a animal isn’t capable of cutting the
    Skin off a dog in straight lines. They are also unconcerned even if a human did it, because a human being wasn’t killed.

    http://www.kcentv.com/mb/news/washington-family-finds-dog-skinned-and-dead/333937941

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    • db

       /  October 12, 2016

      Dear God, I cannot find the words to describe how horrific this is. And because a human wasn’t killed, meh! Well, anyone who could do such a thing is quite capable of doing most anything, in my opinion. Shame on the police.

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  4. Alice

     /  October 12, 2016

    The president of the board and her sister, the “interim director” have stepped down from the West Valley Humaine Society. They have made the news twice this year, first when they killed a dog name Bunny even though her owner was there more than once looking for her. The second time when they sold a dog while a desperately ill child cried for him

    http://kboi2.com/news/local/west-valley-humane-society-president-director-both-resign

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  5. Alice

     /  October 13, 2016

    Judge denies all of PETA’s motions in the lawsuit against them by Maya’s owner. It is going to trial.

    PETA’s arguments are absolutely disgusting. They propose it isn’t outlandish to steal someone’s dog and kill it. They also try to question the owner’s legal status.

    http://www.nathanwinograd.com/?p=16879

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  6. Arlene

     /  October 14, 2016

    Well, well! This is the first positive article on MAS that I’ve read. Hope it’s all true and that the end of bad things happening there is past history.

    https://shelterme.tv/news/new-director-at-memphis-animal-services-has-high-hopes-for-the-shelter/

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    • mikken

       /  October 15, 2016

      “Pugh hired a certified professional trainer to be shelter supervisor. While her job is not training or assessing dogs, she is qualified to do that. ”

      Is this the same person who wanted a dog to be killed because he looked at a baby funny?

      MAS is still killing highly adoptable pets (kittens and puppies) while cages sit empty. I’m so glad Pugh has “plans” to improve things over the next three years, but what about the animals being killed right now?

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      • mikken

         /  October 15, 2016

        And is it just me or does it sound like they’re dumping MORE on local rescues rather than working harder on their end to stop the killing?

      • db

         /  October 16, 2016

        I had exactly the same question. I know that the trainer has a reputation (from comments in the newspaper articles) of killing without regret.

  7. Arlene

     /  October 14, 2016

    It’s a good day when I see not only one article but two regarding shelters. It’s extra good when I see the number of adoptions made in one weekend.

    http://www.ksat.com/inside-edition/volunteers-celebrate-in-empty-kennels-after-800-pets-adopted-in-one-weekend_

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