The AP put out a piece earlier this month on rescue transports which take shelter dogs from the south and drive them north. It provides some sad stats for shelter pets in the state of NC: Last year, at least 305,222 dogs and cats were dropped off at North Carolina shelters, and 214,475 were euthanized. … Continue reading Red Alert – Concern Troll!
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An update on the Alabama 44. Status: Alive (29 dogs) 10 dogs at PAWS Atlanta in GA – Laura has been keeping me updated which I really appreciate. Morgan, Grandin, Cora (now Sari), Imogen and Driscol have been adopted. The other 5 dogs are listed for adoption on their website. 1 dog at Humane Society … Continue reading The Alabama 44: This is Not a Rescue
I wanted to take a moment to say THANK YOU to everyone who has been so supportive and helpful with regard to the ongoing search for the Alabama 44. There are many readers - some I know and others I don't - who have offered support to the shelters who needed it, searched the web … Continue reading Thank Yous and a Request on the AL 44
It has been boatloads of fun tracking what has happened the 44 dogs HSUS took from an owner in AL in December. I mean really, it's been great. But here's the thing. HSUS peeps subscribe to this blog. Although I can't manage to get anyone there to talk to me directly, somebody at HSUS could … Continue reading UPDATED – HSUS – Please Tell Us What Happened to the Alabama 44
It's been about a month since we first learned about the 44 dogs HSUS took from an owner in AL and dispersed throughout the south. I thought it would be a good time to post an updated list on the efforts to track these dogs. In addition, here are some of the search terms that … Continue reading Status Update on the Alabama 44
Merry (FKA "Mary") is one of the Alabama 44. She was pregnant at the time HSUS surrendered her to the Lincoln Co shelter in NC. Merry was transferred to the Humane Society of Charlotte on 12-18-10 and placed in a foster home. She whelped her litter just before Christmas and 5 pups survived. Sadly, Merry … Continue reading BOLO – Lost Mama Dog in Charlotte, NC
PAWS Atlanta took 10 of the Alabama 44 from HSUS. Laura at PAWS Atlanta has kept me posted on their progress and wrote this weekend to tell me that 7 of the dogs are now on the adoption floor: 7 of the 10 dogs we received from Alabama have been made available for adoption. The … Continue reading Shelter Pets of the Day
From the HSUS statement on the Alabama 44 posted on their website: It has come to our attention that four of the dogs sent to the Lincoln County shelter were deemed unadoptable and may have been euthanized via the gas chamber method of euthanasia. [...] It is deeply disturbing to us that these dogs may … Continue reading Shelter Records Confirm Fates of 4 of the Alabama 44