NPR’s Article on Stray Dogs is Two Centuries Too Late
An article on NPR says that there is “No ‘Easy Answer’ To Growing Number Of Stray Dogs In The U.S.” Citing Peter Zheutlin, an author of a book on dog rescue, we’re told that “the supply of stray dogs greatly outweighs the demand,” that the number of dogs has “cascaded […]
Kindness is a Two Way Street
A new study looked at the killing of dingoes as a method of protecting people and found that it doesn’t work. In fact, it found that it makes things worse. Killing wild dogs led “to social instability and diminished territorial integrity in the dingo population, resulting in both increased human–dingo […]
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 […]
Community Cats… and Dogs
“Ownerless animals must be destroyed. It is as simple as that.”- HSUS, the ASPCA, American Humane Association, 1976 “Helping Community Dogs,” about the hows and whys of community dog sterilization, is the newest guide from the No Kill Advocacy Center and the next frontier of the No Kill movement. To […]