Category: Anti-Pet

  • Faster Ingrid Newkirk, Kill! Kill! Kill!

    Faster Ingrid Newkirk, Kill! Kill! Kill!

    An article called “How ‘saving’ animals at all costs can be a dangerous proposition” by PETA president Ingrid Newkirk, ran in several media outlets across the country a few days ago and appears intended to vilify the No-Kill movement.  In the article Newkirk writes, Shockingly, pressure to raise shelter “save rates” actually increases the “pet” […]

  • Watertown, Wisconsin Inflexible on “Pit Bull” Ban; Resident Gets Frosty Reception

    Watertown, Wisconsin Inflexible on “Pit Bull” Ban; Resident Gets Frosty Reception

    When last we heard from Watertown, Wisconsin, it sounded like the Safety and Welfare Committee and the city council were willing to take into account their constituents’ worries about being made to choose between their homes and their dogs.  However, Alderman Bob Stocks, who had prior been sympathetic to his constituents’ concerns about the breed-specific law […]

  • Wauconda, IL “Pit Bull” Kills Shih Tzu. Result? Two Dog Victims

    Wauconda, IL “Pit Bull” Kills Shih Tzu.  Result?  Two Dog Victims

    July 31, 2013 update: Sadly, word came today that “Chuck,” the dog being called a “pit bull,” will be killed following a 10-day rabies quarantine.  Again, what a pity.  “Chuck” in the hands of a responsible owner could have had a long and happy life, and so could the Shih Tzu, Shibui.  Incidentally, this article […]

  • Texas Action Alert! Oppose SB 349

    Texas Action Alert! Oppose SB 349

    From Responsible Pet Owners Alliance, the reasonable voice regarding animal issues in Texas. Responsible Pet Owners Alliance is an animal welfare organization, not “animal rights” and, yes, there is a difference. Permission granted to crosspost. Senate Bill 349 by Ellis has been assigned to the Criminal Justice Committee; “Relating to the regulation of dangerous pets […]

  • Texas Action Alert! Oppose SB 405

    Texas Action Alert! Oppose SB 405

    From Responsible Pet Owners Alliance (TX-RPOA), the reasonable voice regarding animal issues in Texas. Responsible Pet Owners Alliance is an animal welfare organization, not “animal rights” and, yes, there is a difference. Permission granted to crosspost. Oppose Senate Bill 405 by Wentworth relating to the regulation of dogs; creating an offense. Bill text may be […]