Continuing PETAs silence on stealing and killing a family pet


Prosecutors from Accomack County released a statement here: 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 they were picking up strays. […]

Reject BSL – The Stupid Side of BSL Enforcement (as opposed to the inhumane practice)

Bull Dog Mix (not Delilah)

Breaking up families with friendly pets is one horrible symptom of BSL (Breed Specific Legislation). Denver killed thousands of dogs when it implemented BSL two decades ago and since. Many of them family pets. They were not assessed for temperament, they were killed for having a square head. But how many were not pit bulls? […]

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) “you would rather see a […]

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 the state in general, as […]

I said I would applaud this change at the Humane Society of Fremont County

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead Could it be a new day in Canon City at the Humane Society of Fremont County? Back in September of 2013 I posted my first article about the Humane […]