Denver CO

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Just One Day 2013 – No Kill Colorado

Hi, According to Colorado Department of Agriculture statistics for fiscal year 2011, Colorado animal shelters euthanized 31,751 animals.  Many of these animals were adoptable and needlessly died. On June 11, 2013, animal shelters across the U.S. are taking a pledge to not kill any savable animals for Just One Day.  […]

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Rejecting potential adopters

I got in big trouble for this a while ago and practically lost a rescuer/friend because I talked about this. I am going to have to take that chance again. We, as shelters and rescues must do something about rejecting potential adopters for check box reasons when we have a […]

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What is No Kill? Opinions, Facts and Myths

I believe in the No Kill paradigm, and even if I didn’t, it would be hard to ignore the published research on its documented successes. When I talk with others about No Kill, they generally have a preconceived idea of what No Kill is — accurate or not — and […]

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Nathan Winograd won’t make it to Denver this year to speak

UPDATE:  This was posted in 2013.  This year Nathan Winograd will be in Denver on July 12 2014 for a screening of his documentary “redemption” based on his first book.  There will also be a one hour presentation for the “No Kill is Love” tour. Buy tickets at No Kill […]

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You keep using that word – Euthanasia – I do not think it means what you think it means.

One of my favorite scenes from Princess Bride is when Vizzinni continually uses a word that just doesn’t work out for him.  Inigo Montoya, the supporting character but clear star of the film says, “You keep using that word, I don’t think it means what you think it means.”  And […]