Hempstead Shelter Kills Lost Pet While Under Audit for Needless Killing

In February, Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos announced his department would conduct an audit of the long troubled Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter in NY. The audit was prompted by a number of complaints from local residents and animal advocates: Among the complaints to be investigated are animal neglect and abuse, unnecessary deaths, unsanitary conditions … Continue reading Hempstead Shelter Kills Lost Pet While Under Audit for Needless Killing

LA Pound Kills Two Lost Dogs While Telling Owner They Aren’t There

When Amber McMillan's dogs, Rufus and Mikey, got lost last month, she went to the long troubled Caddo Parish Animal Shelter in Louisiana looking for them. She brought photos of her pets to show staff and was escorted around the kennels. After not finding the dogs on her first visit, she filled out two lost … Continue reading LA Pound Kills Two Lost Dogs While Telling Owner They Aren’t There

Long Beach Shelter Kills Dog Who Was Wanted by an Adopter and a Rescue

A Belgian Malinois named Thor lived at Long Beach Animal Care Services for 6 weeks this summer. A family who had another Mal applied to adopt him on July 13 but was turned away when the staff decided on July 14 that Thor had suddenly become too big a threat to society to be released to … Continue reading Long Beach Shelter Kills Dog Who Was Wanted by an Adopter and a Rescue

Donors Pay for the Killing of Thousands of Animals a Year at Private CA Shelter

The SPCA for Monterey County in CA has a bunch of lies about no kill on its website in a feeble attempt to make killing more palatable to donors. We don't turn animals away, killing is a kindness, blah blah bullshit. The private non-profit could turn animals away, since it doesn't appear to hold any … Continue reading Donors Pay for the Killing of Thousands of Animals a Year at Private CA Shelter

OH Shelter Clings to Its Terrible Behavioral Assessments and Its Fatal Plus

That asinine plastic hand is waving more shelter dogs into the kill room - this time at the Franklin Co Dog Shelter in Ohio.  Just how many dogs are being killed because they don't wag their tails and exclaim, "Thank you sir, may I have another?" when someone jabs them in the face with a … Continue reading OH Shelter Clings to Its Terrible Behavioral Assessments and Its Fatal Plus