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Factory Farming Dogs

Former ASPCA CEO Embraces System of Exploitation Recently, Ed Sayres, the former CEO of the ASPCA, now a spokesperson for the puppy mill industry, told a court that shelters are terrible places to get dogs as shelter dogs are dangerous. He said pet stores, which source their dogs from commercial […]

Mass Killing at Ohio Pound is Just One of Many Awful Responses to Crisis

The Franklin County dog pound in Ohio received test results positive for distemper on one dog on September 3.  The facility remained open and adopted out 67 dogs before finally closing on September 9. Franklin Co has since killed 84 dogs due to “distemper concerns” and 6 more dogs “for […]

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 […]

Who do we adopt to?

We need to think twice before we judge potential adopters. There are a lot of people in rescue and sheltering that find too many ways to NOT adopt a pet. Although there are exceptions, the vast majority of people in the US and around the world love their pets. We […]

Philly ACCT Gives Lost Pet Away, Tries to Blame Finder

Jake, as shown on Philly.com. A dog named Jake got lost on July 13 in Philadelphia. His owners, Vickie and Mark Remolde, began looking for him immediately. Meanwhile, a good Samaritan had found Jake running loose and taken him to the Animal Care and Control Team (ACCT) so that his […]