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A sad story out of Gallia County, OH last week. Columbus TV station NBC-4 is reporting that the shelter has been killing animals in an inhumane way, by injecting drugs directly into their hearts. Evidently this causes extreme pain, sometimes for as long as 30 minutes, when it is done without any sedatives.
Continue reading Don’t we owe it to shelter dogs to at least euthanize them humanely?
How’s this for an excuse? You let your dog get so infested with fleas that she scratches off most of her fur, so that’s why you had to leave her in a box by the side of a road that asks whoever finds the dog to find her a home because she’s too hideous to keep.
Continue reading Fleas Make German Dog “Too Ugly to Keep”
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Two years of investigation drew to a close last week when 161 indictments were handed down to six people who had been running a dog fighting operation in New Site, Alabama.
Continue reading Dog Fighting Ring Busted in Alabama
As an attempt at humor, I posted a picture yesterday of a hippo sitting on someone with the caption “What happens to animal abusers.” But, since it is a serious topic, I did want to get your opinion. What really should happen to them?
Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!
Until next time,
Good day,and good dog!
When South Carolina Animal Control Officer Nicole Hubbard saw this dog crate containing a Beagle mix dog being pulled behind an SUV on the highway, she called police and followed the car until they responded. (Read the whole story from Pet360.)
Continue reading Saturday Survey: What Would You Have Done?
Although not yet passed by the NC Senate, a law working its way through state government would make North Carolina the 15th state to have a law regarding animals left alone in vehicles. The other 14 states on the list (AZ, CA, IL, ME, MD, MN, NV, NH, NJ, NY, ND, SD, VT, and WV) specifically outlaw the practice of leaving an animal unattended in a parked vehicle. However, only some states allow rescuers to get the animal out, while others make no provision for rescue.
Continue reading North Carolina House Passes Legislation to Stop Animals Being Left in Hot Cars
I posted a list last Tuesday of the top pet charities in the country. Some were large national organizations, while others were more local. So, today’s question is: do you support this type of charity?
Continue reading Saturday Survey: Do You Donate to Pet Welfare Charities?
What do you give the dog lover on your list who already has everything? Why not make a donation to a pet charity in their name. And how do you know if the charity is a good one or simply a scam? We’ve done all the work for you! The following ten charities are listed as 4-star organizations by Charity Navigator, based on their efficiency at using your money wisely and on their ability for future growth. (More details on their methodology here.)
Continue reading Tuesday Top Ten: Dog Charities