Denver CO

Tag: Advocacy

You Can’t Say it is Impossible if it Exists

Saw an article today and had to comment.  You can see the full article link at the end of this post. I understand how someone with no experience with a good No Kill organization and a bad experience of trying to reduce the killing of homeless pets would assume it […]

Continuing PETAs silence on stealing and killing a family pet

Prosecutors from Accomack County released a statement here: http://www.ask4direct.com/InfoRead.asp?id=WESR&InfoID=954519 The prosecutors that did not see criminal intent when PETA took a dog from the porch of the owner and subsequently killed it have released a statement. The prosecutor’s argument about PETA stealing and killing the dog is based on the fact […]

Reject BSL – The Stupid Side of BSL Enforcement (as opposed to the inhumane practice)

Breaking up families with friendly pets is one horrible symptom of BSL (Breed Specific Legislation). Denver killed thousands of dogs when it implemented BSL two decades ago and since. Many of them family pets. They were not assessed for temperament, they were killed for having a square head. But how […]

Should we kill homeless pets on the 1st day they come to the shelter?

Should we kill homeless pets on the 1st day they come to the shelter? How many days should a homeless pet stay at an animal shelter before killing them? Earlier this year I was approached by a person that worked for a state lobbying organization and told (not even asked) […]

Do the Math: Colorado is Lucky to Have PACFA (Pet Animal Control Facilities Act) Statistics

Individual stories allow us to understand how important it is to care about each individual animal. Broad statistics help us measure what is happening in communities and regions.  Colorado is lucky to have mandatory reporting via PACFA (Pet Animal Control Facilities Act). The yearly statistics are extremely useful in trending […]