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

Arapahoe Co Just Backdoored BSL on You. Oh and While They’re Backdooring You…

A recent announcement appearing on the Arapahoe County, Colorado website reads, in part: Arapahoe County has partnered with the City of Aurora to provide sheltering and related services, such as veterinary care for sheltered animals, for lost, stray and impounded dogs through the Aurora Animal Shelter. County Animal Control Officers will have 24-hour access to … Continue reading Arapahoe Co Just Backdoored BSL on You. Oh and While They’re Backdooring You…

NC Pound Closes to the Public Due to Weather but Heroically Keeps Kill Room Open

There are levels of appalling.  This story is all top tier appalling.  It's the appallingest. On Monday, January 18, Teresa Panameno let her cat outside.  Little Boy never came home.  He was trapped by a neighbor and Wake Co ACOs picked him up the next day.  Like many pets who get trapped by cat hating neighbors and … Continue reading NC Pound Closes to the Public Due to Weather but Heroically Keeps Kill Room Open

Memphis Pound Fails to List Animals Online for 10 Days

Animal advocates are concerned that once again, Memphis Animal Services is not updating the only online listings the city does for animals at the facility:  PetHarbor.  These listings, while far from ideal, are essential since MAS has limited hours, limited services, and lots of locked doors where animals are hidden from view.  In some cases, … Continue reading Memphis Pound Fails to List Animals Online for 10 Days

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.