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Colorado Animal Shelters top 100,000 Dog & Cat Adoptions in 2015

Colorado Animal Shelters top 100,000 Dog & Cat Adoptions in 2015 Milestone reached for the first time ever, but there is still much work to be done. Denver CO June 6, 2016, (eReleases) — Colorado shelters surpassed 100,000 dog and cat adoptions for the first time ever according to statistics […]

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 […]

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) […]

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Why are there Opponents to a Ballot to Save Colorado Shelter Pets ?

On Thursday April 17, there were presentations by Juliet Piccone (Saving Colorado Shelter Pets) and Lisa Pedersen (Colorado Federation of Animal Welfare ) presenting opposing views to the Saving Colorado Shelter Pets Act . I think there is some misunderstanding on what it is being asked: a reasonable ballot proposal called the […]

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No Kill Christmas Gifts. I am going to regift what you gave me. – @NathanWinograd @RyanClinton @MikeFry @m_kitkoski

When I first found Nathan Winograd’s first book Redemption, I read the first chapter or two with skepticism.  I believed what was pounded into my head for years:  Shelters kill because they have to not because they choose to.  Slowly I went through a range of emotions from anger, helplessness, […]