120 Animals Seized in Hoke Co, ASPCA Swoops In

A veterinarian in Hoke Co, NC filed a report with police after euthanizing a horse, reportedly for malnutrition.  The sheriff's office obtained a warrant for the property, where a rescuer had been housing animals saved from pet killing facilities, and found approximately 120 animals, including horses, dogs, cats, goats and birds: Hoke County Sheriff Hubert … Continue reading 120 Animals Seized in Hoke Co, ASPCA Swoops In

ASPCA Knows All About Your Dog. And All the Dogs.

On Tuesday, the police in Huntersville, NC, accompanied by Char-Meck AC and representatives from the ASPCA, raided a property allegedly used for dogfighting and seized 16 adult pitbulls and 7 puppies. The dogs have been taken to a secret location.  No one has been charged at this point but the investigation is ongoing. Kathryn Destreza, … Continue reading ASPCA Knows All About Your Dog. And All the Dogs.

ASPCA All Done with Bunny Publicity Now

In January and February 2015, the ASPCA and NYPD seized 175 rabbits from a woman in Brooklyn.  The rabbits were reportedly living outdoors, suffering from syphilis, conjunctivitis and other illnesses.  Logo jackets were donned, sad rabbits were displayed, photographs were taken and presumably, donations were collected.  Since the seizure, approximately 60 more bunnies have been born.  And the bills … Continue reading ASPCA All Done with Bunny Publicity Now

ASPCA Will Teach You How to Kill Viable Kittens “Off the Books” to Keep Your Live Release Rate Shiny

The ASPCA and the Mayor's Alliance are teaching more people how to gut pregnant cats whose kittens are so close to being born that they would survive the gutting.  Euphemistically referred to as "late term spay", this horrific practice inflicts violence on both the mother cat and her unborn babies.  Once cut out of the mama … Continue reading ASPCA Will Teach You How to Kill Viable Kittens “Off the Books” to Keep Your Live Release Rate Shiny

FL Pound Kills 16 Dogs in Response to Parvo Outbreak, Cites ASPCA Guidelines

Last Monday, Lake County commissioners "began investigating the deaths of several puppies which appear not to have received the proper vaccinations before they were cleared for adoption" at the pound.  On Tuesday, one dog, followed by several more at the Lake Co pound, reportedly began exhibiting parvo-like symptoms.  On Wednesday, the county veterinarian recommended shutting down the … Continue reading FL Pound Kills 16 Dogs in Response to Parvo Outbreak, Cites ASPCA Guidelines

What Happened to the Dogs at Safe Haven in Delaware?

A troubling situation developed in Delaware yesterday and more information is needed.  I am asking for help from readers if they come across any additional media reports or press releases from relevant parties regarding this story today. The scattered facts, as I understand them: Delaware has a law called the Companion Animal Protection Act (CAPA) … Continue reading What Happened to the Dogs at Safe Haven in Delaware?

Hundreds of Dogs Seized in Multi-State Dogfighting Bust

Several of you have sent in links pertaining to the recent multi-state seizure of 367 dogs in connection with a dogfighting bust.  And almost everyone who did also asked the question:  What will happen to the dogs? Since the ASPCA and HSUS are involved, I will speculate based on past performance:  Already overburdened rescue groups … Continue reading Hundreds of Dogs Seized in Multi-State Dogfighting Bust

Discussion: What was the case against Caboodle Ranch all about?

More than a year after PETA and the ASPCA teamed up to shut down Caboodle Ranch, Craig Grant's FL cat sanctuary, a legal resolution appears to be near. Under the deal with the state, the criminal charges against Grant will be dropped if he agrees to take his medication, pay costs to the state attorney's … Continue reading Discussion: What was the case against Caboodle Ranch all about?