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GOP Candidate for Congress Kills Mama Prairie Dogs with Trump Jr in Montana

Black-tailed prairie dog (Public Domain) On May 25, voters in Montana will participate in a special election for a vacant seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.  The two frontrunners are Democrat Rob Quist and Republican Greg Gianforte.  Gianforte recently got an assist from Donald Trump Jr. who campaigned with […]

PETA Donations Spent to Slaughter Kittens

PETA is using donations given to them under the mistaken belief that the organization will use those donations to save lives to have healthy cats and kittens poisoned, instead. Among the dead are unweaned neonatal kittens, six week old kittens with no health problems, eight week old kittens, four month old kittens, seven month […]

Calculating an Animal Shelter’s Live Release Rate

Everyone is familiar with the old quip that there are three types of lies: lies, damn lies, and statistics. Statistical manipulation is very easy: It’s all about the assumptions and inputs one uses when crunching numbers. In order to honestly and accurately determine how well or how poorly a shelter […]

Sanctuary: a place of refuge or safety

Lion (Public Domain) A suck story out of Elbert County, Colorado:  Lion’s Gate Sanctuary was apparently flooding due to the location of the property, leaving the 11 lions, tigers and bears who lived there in poor conditions.  The animals were reportedly elderly and frail.  The sanctuary owner submitted a request […]

No Kill Learning: KILLING is Divisive (Watch)

Anyone who has been involved in the No Kill Movement for any length of time has heard it repeatedly: Regressive animal shelters that refuse to implement the proven life-saving programs of theNo Kill Equationaccuse No Kill advocates of being “divisive.” In a way, it is easy to see how they […]