Mass Killing at Ohio Pound is Just One of Many Awful Responses to Crisis

The Franklin County dog pound in Ohio received test results positive for distemper on one dog on September 3.  The facility remained open and adopted out 67 dogs before finally closing on September 9. Franklin Co has since killed 84 dogs due to "distemper concerns" and 6 more dogs "for unrelated reasons".  Rescue groups who … Continue reading Mass Killing at Ohio Pound is Just One of Many Awful Responses to Crisis

Rowan Co Pound Gets a Million Dollar Donation and Totally Blows It

In February 2016, the Rowan Co pound in NC unveiled a new cat wing.  The $1.1 million, 160 cage area of the facility was supposed to be an enormous upgrade for cats who were previously housed in groups inside dog runs. Anti-microbial floors, an isolation area and separate ventilation systems for each room were designed … Continue reading Rowan Co Pound Gets a Million Dollar Donation and Totally Blows It

New MAS Director Writes “I approve humane euthanasia for this pet” an Awful Lot

Below are some of the many pets killed at the Memphis pound on July 12, 2016.  The complete records, as provided by the city via FOIA request, can be found here (part 1) and here (part two). This is one of four kittens who lived at MAS for a week. Records indicate the kittens were … Continue reading New MAS Director Writes “I approve humane euthanasia for this pet” an Awful Lot

Sadistic Ex-Director in Boulder City Now Comes with Extra Creepy

(Warning: This is disturbing material.) Somehow, SOMEHOW, the animal cruelty case against Mary Jo Frazier, the former head of Boulder City AC in Nevada from 1996 - 2015, is even grosser than previously reported. An ACO whistleblower had informed Frazier's boss, former Police Chief Bill Conger, of wrongdoing at the pound a full year before any … Continue reading Sadistic Ex-Director in Boulder City Now Comes with Extra Creepy

Louisiana Pound Employees Under Investigation by Police

The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating allegations of wrongdoing by the director and three other employees of the Ouachita Parish pound in LA. The facility falls under the Ouachita Parish Police Jury: Scotty Robinson, Police Jury President, says, "we had someone within the animal shelter come in and raise some concerns." Concerns surrounding allegations … Continue reading Louisiana Pound Employees Under Investigation by Police

Nevada Pound Director Avoids Felony Charges, Enabled by Police Chief

As we are often chided by those opposed to hearing the truth about pet killing facilities, nobody wants to kill animals.  And this is true, with the exception of everybody who does want to kill animals, especially those who pee their pants a little every time a box of Fatal Plus arrives in the mail: Jenny … Continue reading Nevada Pound Director Avoids Felony Charges, Enabled by Police Chief