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#NoKill

A Patently Unethical ‘Ethics’ Lesson

In response to a question about whether to adopt a cat from a #No Kill shelter or one that kills, The New York Times’ ethicist—citing PETA, HSUS, and the ASPCA—tells its readers that, “I myself have concluded that it can be O.K. to kill creatures” and that No Kill is […]

ASPCA: Shelter Killing Below 1 Million for Cats and Even Lower for Dogs

That’s Good News, if True, But ASPCA Obfuscates Full Causes of the Decline The ASPCA just announced that shelter killing dropped to 1.5 million last year: 670,000 dogs and 860,000 cats. If true, that would be the first time shelter killing dropped below 1,000,000 each for both dogs and cats. […]

Bringing Shelters Into the 21st Century

Help needed to get Florida shelter reform legislation passed. It is the most powerful piece of shelter reform legislation ever introduced. Short of a ban on killing, its passage would be a game changer not only in Florida, but across the nation. It is more sweeping than California’s Hayden Law […]

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 […]

‘Shop, Don’t Adopt,’ says Former ASPCA CEO

Paid $5,000 per month to shill for Petland which runs pet stores that sell commercially bred puppies, former ASPCA CEO Ed Sayres argues that people should ‘shop, not adopt,’ that pet stores protect public safety, that shelter dogs are a threat, and that pit bulls are a bigger danger to […]