Denver CO


Should we kill homeless pets on the 1st day they come to the shelter?

Should we kill homeless pets on the 1st day they come to the shelter? How many days should a homeless pet stay at an animal shelter before killing them? Earlier this year I was approached by a person that worked for a state lobbying organization and told (not even asked) […]

Do the Math: Colorado is Lucky to Have PACFA (Pet Animal Control Facilities Act) Statistics

Individual stories allow us to understand how important it is to care about each individual animal. Broad statistics help us measure what is happening in communities and regions.  Colorado is lucky to have mandatory reporting via PACFA (Pet Animal Control Facilities Act). The yearly statistics are extremely useful in trending […]


I said I would applaud this change at the Humane Society of Fremont County

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead Could it be a new day in Canon City at the Humane Society of Fremont County? Back in September of 2013 I posted my […]


Fremont County Update – Still Looking for a Leader

Some of the local community down in Canon City seem to think the shelter has transformed. It has made minor changes, but still lacks a key ingredient to a progressive, lifesaving operation: Leadership. The shelter may be making minor improvements, but the public communication is mostly about how they look […]


Fremont Shelter PR Reveals Bias in Recent Editorial

The PR consultant the Humane Society of Fremont County hired and pays to obfuscate their past and present record wrote an opinion piece for the Canon City Daily record. She titled it “Inspector reveals bias in recent report”. Below is her opinion piece (in a normal font) interspersed with answers […]