Legislative Fallout From Vick

Discussion in 'Dog News and Articles' started by Renee750il, Dec 30, 2007.

  1. Bahamutt99

    Bahamutt99 Dafuq?

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    You know, I've only been to one no-kill shelter, and I was not impressed. Maybe it is because I wasn't impressed that the worker didn't want to bother with showing me the other half or 3/4 of their dogs, which were housed in a lower level of the building, away from fresh air and human eyes. The dogs in their indoor/outdoor runs all looked related, probably all Lab/Chow mixes from a local family/farm/breeder. They were cage-bitey from being given treats through the wire, and probably from frustration as well. And these cages upon cages of black and brown shaggy dogs were considered their most adoptable, versus the ones hidden away in the building.

    I think a humane death is better than life in a cage. But at least that "rescue" didn't even accept my breed, because I would've been doubly upset to see that.
     
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    Can You Kill Your Way To No Kill is a great discussion regarding the reality of No Kill shelters in our nation, and the many misconceptions about them. I worked for the #1 No Kill in the nation, and between the new $3.5 million dollar facility, the hundreds strong volunteer force, and the extensive foster care network - it is an amazing place. No Kill can be done, and done right. The above linked article is HUGE, so I'll just provide the link rather than posting the whole thing on here. It's an EXCELLENT read.
     
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    I'm so glad I sold my slat mill to my good friend who owns & works Australian Shepherds. For me it's dog-fighting paraphernalia but for her it's a thumbs-up for keeping her dogs fit & trim. :rolleyes:
     

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