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The Ugly Racist Underpinnings of Pit Bull Laws

Although dogs pay the ultimate price, the discrimination in breed specific legislation is often aimed at people. And they suffer, too. The City of Montreal has sent a letter to as many as 500 families who live with pit bulls telling them they have only a couple of weeks “to […]

Imagine the Possibilities

The official motto of Muncie, IN, is “Imagine the Possibilities When We Work Together.” In keeping with the spirit of this declaration, the Muncie City Council just passed the strongest companion animal protection law in the nation — a seminal achievement for the #No Kill movement — demonstrating that when […]

A Defense of No Kill in Both Word & Deed

A social, friendly kitten rescued off the street by a rescuer (and her dog) after she was released to the streets, in a location she was not familiar with, by Brevard County Animal Shelter, a shelter that calls itself #No Kill. And while many of us — myself included — […]

Behaviorally Challenged Dogs: Can We Save Them All? [1]

Photo by Eileen McFall: dog playgroup at Austin Animal Center. True to their mission statements and the highest ideals of the animal protection movement, shelters committed to a #No Kill orientation seek to provide a brighter future and a second chance to every animal entrusted to their care. Yet while […]