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Tag: Shelter

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 […]

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 […]

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PACFA Dog Transfer Numbers Shows Colorado can be a No Kill State

Dog Transfers into Colorado shows we can be a No Kill State I will look at cats in another post. Cats deserve more attention according to our PACFA statistics. We are not saving cats at the rate we are saving dogs. But statistics get more complicated with more variables, so I […]

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2013 Review for the Humane Society for Fremont County Live Release Rates

Colorado PACFA Statistics for 2013 I recently got a hold of the PACFA statistics for 2013 for Colorado shelters and rescues reporting on outcomes for homeless pets. The overall numbers are truly encouraging. We had another improvement on the state save rates for the several years in a row. There […]