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Deplorable Dog Owner Surrenders Pet Because “He’s not as active as he used to be.”

Regina Lizik

tyson-the-dobieOn May 1, Jill Dyche was filming dogs at the Carson Animal Shelter in California when she heard a dog crying. When she found the 9 year old Doberman, she saw that his owner was surrendering him.

Jill captured the Dobie’s heartbreak on video and shared it on Facebook. It soon went viral. Continue reading “Deplorable Dog Owner Surrenders Pet Because “He’s not as active as he used to be.””

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Dog Left Chained Behind Walmart Chews Off Her Own Paw

And here’s another horrible story of animal maltreatment.

courtneywalmartdogWal-Mart surveillance footage shows two unidentified men chaining up 2-year-old pit-bull mix behind a Wal-Mart and then fleeing in the freezing temperatures of the Michigan winter. By the time an employee discovered the dog, the poor girl had chewed off her own paw. Continue reading “Dog Left Chained Behind Walmart Chews Off Her Own Paw”

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Guy Moves and Leaves His “Trash” Behind

There’s just no limit to the lengths people will go to suck.
couchThis beautiful little boy was abandoned outside his home near 43rd Avenue and Cactus Road in Phoenix, Arizona when his person moved away. To add insult to injury, the gentle 3-year old pit bull cross was left among some garbage at the curb. This sad photo was snapped by an incredulous neighbour who couldn’t believe what he was seeing. Continue reading “Guy Moves and Leaves His “Trash” Behind”

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Don’t Chain Up Your Dogs!

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Well, it’s about time.  Over the last two years, fourteen municipalities and two regional districts in my area have added restrictions on tethering dogs outdoors to their animal control bylaws. These include the Central Okanagan Regional District, (Kelowna, Lake Country, Peachland and West Kelowna) and the Capital Regional District (Highlands, Langford, North Saanich, Sidney and Victoria) as well as Surrey, Terrace, Northern Rockies, Harrison Hot Springs, and most recently, Squamish.

Too Little, Too Late?

Sadly, most of Metro Vancouver is glaringly absent from this list and the change has come a little too late for many animals. I have a neighbour I would have liked to report for this particular kind of abuse.  They once had a lovely old husky-cross chained up in the backyard of their home.   Sadly the poor old thing died before I had any leverage to help her. Continue reading “Don’t Chain Up Your Dogs!”