Court to HSUS: Why is this the so-called humane thing to do?

146 Pitbulls, including 19 pups still nursing from their dams, were killed on order of the court in Wilkes Co, NC in February 2009. Most of the dogs had been seized in connection with a dogfighting investigation conducted by local authorities in conjunction with the HSUS. The remaining pups were born after the seizure.The two … Continue reading Court to HSUS: Why is this the so-called humane thing to do?

Vigil for Wilkes Co Dogs in Raleigh on March 4

Ask not for whom the bell tolls HSUS:Organizers of Wednesday’s candlelight vigil hope lawmakers will enact change to guarantee dogs seized from dog-fighting operations will have the opportunity to be individually evaluated, rather than being automatically deemed ‘dangerous’ and destroyed.The vigil will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 4 at Bicentennial Mall, 16 W. Jones … Continue reading Vigil for Wilkes Co Dogs in Raleigh on March 4

More HSUS Nonsense Regarding the Wilkes Co Dogs

The HSUS response (signed in brown ink) to the killing of the Wilkes County dogs, currently making the rounds online:Thank you for contacting us regarding a county judge’s decision in North Carolina to euthanize fighting dogs seized from the property of notorious dogfighting kingpin Ed Faron. We understand your concern about the judge’s order to … Continue reading More HSUS Nonsense Regarding the Wilkes Co Dogs

"These dogs would most certainly kill any other dog they could get to."

Here's John Goodwin's (HSUS 'dogfighting czar' *blech*) response to the Wilkes County Pitbull killings.  It's being posted around the net as pet lovers are still reeling from the events of yesterday:Those particular fighting dogs in Wilkes County, NC were very, very different than the Vick dogs. Whereas Michael Vick was a pro football player that … Continue reading "These dogs would most certainly kill any other dog they could get to."

Wilkes County NC Kills Puppies, Adult Dogs

From the Winston-Salem Journal:Wilkes County Animal Control began this morning to euthanize more than 127 pit bulls associated with Wildside Kennels, an operation that bred fighting dogs, according to county officials. The county was carrying out a judge's order from Monday.[...]The dogs should all be euthanized by the end of today, county officials said. The … Continue reading Wilkes County NC Kills Puppies, Adult Dogs