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Polk Co Pound Kills Microchipped Lost Pet Upon Impound

Lefty, as shown on WTSP.com Kristi Durham adopted a special needs beagle who circled to the left and named him Lefty. She moved from Kentucky to Polk Co, FL in August and the following month, Lefty accidentally got out of his yard. A good Samaritan saw him in the road and […]

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 […]