Video and description of dog being shot by police in La Grange, Missouri, after having been captured by a catch pole.
A Langley City pet shop appears to have a lot of sick dogs!
It’s too bad I didn’t find this in time for Christmas. A lot of my friends would have received it.
The Philadelphia Eagles have named Michael Vick their Ed Block Courage Award recipient!
Message from the owner of the Facebook group “Boycott Nike”: “I want to remind everyone NOT to buy Nike during this holiday season. They continue to supply Michael Vick with free product but refused to send me free sneakers for the volunteers at my local animal shelter. Please encourage your friends and family to do the same. Thank you.”
Andrew Kirschner from the group “Stop Viacom and BET from airing The Michael Vick Project” spoke with a representative from Viacom this week who confirmed that BET will be airing the Michael Vick Reality Project. As you know, $Vick$ signed a “lucrative contract” (undisclosed terms) to star in his own reality show. It is time for us to prepare to boycott the show’s commercial sponsors.
An emaciated pit bull and her eight neglected puppies, whose teenage owners advertised them for sale on craigslist.org, are recovering at the Nanaimo SPCA. No charges are expected to be filed.
Here is a letter sent to Nike by a friend. I’d like to see the company’s response!
WARNING! The following links contain pictures of dead dogs, dogs that have died as a direct result of Denver’s ban on “pit bulls”.
In my opinion, there is one business reason and one business reason only for Nike to provide Vick with their brand name apparel and that’s in the hopes that he will wear it publicly, particularly on television.
Nike is denying that they have a contract with Michael Vick.
According to Michael Vick’s agent, the NFL player has re-signed an endorsement contract with Nike, two years after they dropped him for his involvement in dog fighting.
Nathan Winograd has a very sharply and bluntly written piece about shelters that kill based on breed.
You’d think that, after the Michael Vick debacle, the so-called “Humane” Society of the United States might reconsider their blanket belief that all dogs seized from dogfighters should be killed. Well, apparently not!
The pit bull puppy in my earlier story Animal cruelty and the Ontario government is now on her way to be cremated. She died this morning at the vet’s office.
How the plight of one young dog highlights the inconsistency, bias, and danger of the Ontario “pit bull” ban.
Not much leaves me speechless, but this story at CNN sure did. Based on the history of cases like this in the U.S., I was not expecting a positive outcome for the dogs.Most of Vick’s dogs will go to families and a ‘sanctuary’ Thanks to KC Dog Blog and Donna at Bad Rap for this [...]
I received this letter today from East Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Please read and act. Miakoda’s dead. My baby. My pride & joy. Cole’s best friend…….is dead. All because of some irresponsible *******. I’ll got into more detail later, but what happened was the temp outside was nice, all the neighbors were out working the yards [...]
There was a time when, if asked, I would have said that only licensed, ethical breeders of registered, purebred dogs should be allowed to breed, in order to eliminate backyard breeding and puppy milling. As with most absolutes, I have gradually been forced to re-examine that attitude, for a variety of reasons.I guess, first of [...]
Bob (Robert) Runciman, the House Leader for the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, has introduced Bill 232 in the Ontario legislature. It contains amendments to the Ontario SPCA Act regarding cruelty to dogs and cats to allow the courts to impose jail terms up to two years less a day, fines up to $60,000 and [...]