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Is it OK to buy that puppy????

I think our society needs a huge "Wake-up" call. As a shelter manager, I am going to share a little insight with you all...a view from the inside if you will.First off, all of you breeders/sellers should be made to work in the "back" of an animal shelter for just one day. Maybe if you saw the life drain from a few sad, lost, confused eyes, you would change your mind about breeding and selling to people you don't even know.That puppy you just sold will most likely end up in my shelter when it's not a cute little puppy anymore.

Saving America's Horses

"Facts that Refute the 7 Most Common Myths about Horse Slaughter" is apowerful new toolreleased by Wild for Life Foundation for the protection of equines from cruelty in the U.S. "Thereportprovides dynamic talking points that directly counter the onslaught of misinformation triggered by the lifting of the defunded USDA horse slaughter inspections in November 2011", saysKatia Louise, Founder and President Wild for Life Foundation.
Laura Allen, director ofAnimal Law Coalition


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Where Is The Love? - Black Eyed Peas (Barkworks & Puppy Mill Protest)
This re-edit of the Black Eyed Peas song "Where Is The Love?" was inspired by a protest held in Los Angeles, CA on Sept. 10, 2010 against the pet store chain 'Barkworks', puppy mills and animal traffi...

What your dog trainer will not tell you

I know a manwho took his leash-aggressive dog to a "really good bird dog trainer" who told him the dog could be made less leash reactive (i.e. dog aggressive when on a leash) if it was trained with an e-collar.

Did that work?Nope. In fact,that's probably never going to happen.

I explained to my friend what he needed to do, but I could see his interest in finding a solution fading with every word I uttered. You see, it was very clear to him I was talking about aprocessand he wanted anevent --

Assisting in the euthanasia of unwanted animals

Please add PETCO (news@mail.foundation.petco.com) to your email address book.View as web page
Summer, 2011Your gift of as little as $30 can feed a homeless animal while they wait for a forever home.

There is a volunteer at my local animal control facility. Some days, as part of her job,she is responsible for assisting in the euthanasia of unwanted animals. On those days, she does her best to calm their fears, help bring a touch of kindness to their last day. As their eyes close for the last time, she softly murmurs, "Sleep in peace.

Terrierman's Daily Dose

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Turning Japanese

Taken from the Terrierman's Daily Dose

U.S. blood and treasure are spentpropping up oil-soaked totalitarian regimes in the Middle East, but no one ever suggests that population growth is part of the problem.   Instead, the problem is "consumption" or "the oil companies" or "the politicians," but never lack of birth control, or pro-natalist policies that subsidize large families, or runaway open-border immigration back home.

$5000.00 Reward for Dog Fighting Information

                                               FIGHTING DOGFIGHTING
Who hasn't seen the gut-wrenching videos of dogfighting and  been totally disgusted and deeply angered - while feeling totally helpless.   We think: “how anyone could do such things and how can such people be discovered, stopped and prosecuted under the state’s cruelty to animal laws?

Is Change Coming?

Animal Control may become its own departmentComments 12
February 20, 2011 3:26 AM
With population growth and a rise in recent animal incidents, Onslow County officials say Animal Control would serve residents better as an independent creature. Animal Control has been a division of the county health department since its inception, but a vote Monday by the Board of Commissioners could change that, establishing the Onslow County Animal Services Department and creating a new volunteer position of animal cruelty investigator.

An email that I submitted as a letter to the editor

      Thank you for contacting me in the hope of finding placement for your dog because of your future deployment. I am going to try reaching back to you in the hope to reach the hearts and minds of our military that I so love and respect.  The reason I am doing this is because you obviously love your dog for this is the first time I have had someone trying to re home their pet giving a rescue group a several month time frame in which to do so.

Know your House and Senate representatives

Kimberley Alboumsent a message to the members of .

January 10, 2011 at 10:47am
Subject: Get to know your new representatives!
The NC Legislative website is updated with our new 2011-2012 legislators! It is important that animal advocates send an email of introduction to new legislators and remind those that were here last year that we will continue to work on
animal welfare issues
in this new session.

Find your reps here!