Archive for animal cruelty

Animal Abuser Registry – the time is now!

Animal Abuser Registry Legislation

23 October 2013 For years animal welfare advocates have desired an Animal Abuser Registry and now we have model legislation and a lobbyist toolkit to help us achieve one in our home state. Written by attorney and animal welfare advocate, Nathan Winograd, the legislation model is designed to assist local animal advocates to lead the
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URGENT NEED in UVALDE TEXAS – Shelter Animals Seized for Neglect

Photos copyright Humane Society of Uvalde

April 12, 2012 The Humane Society of Uvalde Texas reports: “On Tuesday April 3rd, Uvalde County officials executed the seizure of all animals at the Uvalde Animal Shelter located on hwy 83 in Uvalde County. This occurred following complaints of poor living conditions and concerns the animals were being neglected. The Humane Society of Uvalde,
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Pawsitively Thankful …

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November 23, 2011 I  wanted to take a moment and let you know how very thankful and grateful I am to the amazing people that make up the Pawsitively Texas and animal rescue communities. We share a photo, a story of a dog, cat, and occasionally livestock in need, and this wonderful community fueled by
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“Meant To Educate” … the dog fighting app

Pitbull shelter dog

May 24, 2011 This  LA TIMES article quotes Kage Games, the creators of the Dog Wars application, as saying “the game was meant to educate the public on the evils of animal cruelty.” It did not go away; it just underwent a name change. An excerpt from this LA Times April 30 article says: The Dog Wars
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Justice for Hope – A Call to Action for Change

Hope-Houston-Bassett-Hound

May 4, 2011 This is a very sad story to report, but we are doing so to help raise awareness for change some animal rescue folks are hoping to make in Harris County. Guest Rescuer, Michele Beauchamp, of Basset Buddies Rescue of Texas, shares Hope’s story, with a call to action to support their desire for change.
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Update: Brady From the Hands of Animal Cruelty to the Loving Arms of Rescue

April 26, 2011 Brady was wrapped in duct tape and tossed in a trash dumpster to die; we originally reported his story and folks donated to his animal rescue, Texas Little Cuties to help for his care! Shannon reports he is oh so sweet and doing well in on his road to recovery. She shared
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Meet Brady A Puppy Tossed in a Dumpster to Die

April 15, 2011 Lynda Stapel with the rescue Texas Little Cuties shares this horrific story of the abuse and abandonment Brady suffered before he was fortunate enough to come into their care. They could use some financial help with his medical care and if you’d like to help, please donate to the vet listed below).
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Tracking Pet Abuse Cases

April 7, 2011 Do you really know who is adopting that cute little pup or purring kitten? I know many rescues have strict guidelines they use for pet adoptions. But today with the rush to save death row pets out of time, and many independent rescuers working against the clock to save lives,  I thought
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