Tag Archives: Euthanasia

Rescuers or Fanatics? The Dark Side of Animal Rescue

Posted on: October 17, 2016 - 13 Comments

Say the phrase "animal rescue" in any given circle of people and watch for a variety of reactions. Some people’s eyes will light up with hope and delight and others will start backing away with narrowing eyes, faces drawn with suspicion. The latter is unfortunate, but the truth cannot be denied that some of the Read More

Can (and Should) Every Dog Be Saved?

Posted on: May 18, 2015 - 44 Comments

Many perfectly wonderful dogs with lovely temperaments are being euthanized regularly for space while extremists spend time battling online about why one dog that mauled a child should get another chance.

The Importance of Considering Adoption

Posted on: March 13, 2013 - 1 Comment

With millions of pets being euthanized in shelters every year, it's more important than ever to consider adoption when you look for your next four-legged family member.

Daniel’s Law

Posted on: March 12, 2012 - 1 Comment

A sweet beagle named Daniel made national news back last fall when he and 17 other dogs were placed together in a carbon monoxide chamber in Florence, AL. Sixteen dogs died that day. When a shelter worker opened the chamber door, a wagging tail was on the other side. The amazed shelter worker thought the pup would still die overnight, but the dog refused to succumb.