Denver CO

Tag: Rescue

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 […]

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. ┬áColorado is lucky to have mandatory reporting via PACFA (Pet Animal Control Facilities Act). The yearly statistics are extremely useful in trending […]

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Regressive Shelter Attacks Fox31 Investigative Reporting

The Humane Society of Fremont County posted to an investigative report by Fox 31. The report showed the shelter was negligent in its care of animals. The staff vet botched surgeries that led to the suffering and even some documented deaths of dogs in their care. In addition, the shelter […]

Houston Needs to Embrace the No Kill Equation and Stop Using Colorado as its Soluion to Homeless Pets

Transferring is a great way to save lives. Moving homeless pets from an overcrowded shelter to another shelter, foster or rescue that has room is a great way to utilize other resources to save lives until a new adopter can be found. I completely support this. But I am little […]