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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Douglasville residents (and others) need to remain vigilant about the prospect of BSL

Douglasville, GA is considering a ban on 'pit bulls', even though banning a "breed" which is in fact a catch-all for three or more breeds, which most people cannot correctly identify has been shown to be costly, unconstitutional, cruel, and ineffective in terms of public safety:

They tables the ordinance last night, but, in some form or other, it will be back in a couple of weeks:

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Shame on Coweta County: please don't call it a 'shelter'

Last night the Coweta County Commission approved amendments to the animal control ordinances that can only be interpreted as retribution against rescuers for the undesired publicity they focused on the JoJo/Old Yeller case. Coweta County animal advocates are in for a heated battle to bring desperately needed reforms to the dungeon-like Coweta County pound.

As a side note, recently embarked on a complete overhaul of the website and this has resulted in numerous frustrating glitches, including missing comments, slide shows and link lists, delays in publication and weird changes in formatting. Hopefully this will be sorted out soon.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

The second annual No Kill Conference

I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the second annual No Kill Conference in Washington, D.C. last weekend. This is the first of several articles relating to this must-attend event. Couldn't go? Read this and learn about other opportunities to learn more and be a part of the change, including upcoming workshops and where to download conference materials for free:

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Requiem for a stray dog

Do animal shelters reflect your values? This one certainly did not reflect mine:

It doesn't have to be this way. Support the No Kill movement.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Primaries are July 20--Support Tom Knox

He was the driving force behind Grace's Law's passage. Thank him by voting for him for Insurance Commissioner in the Republican primary next Tuesday July 20. He knows insurance and has a proven track record of getting things done. And he cares about animals.