Posts tagged "euthanasia by injection"

American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards

American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards
“In this year of presidential politics and all the negative ads, what a breath of fresh air it is to celebrate valor, honor, duty and unconditional love,” says Robin Ganzert, president/CEO of the American Humane Association. The Hero Dog Awards, to be held in Hollywood, will air on the Hallmark Channel Thursday, Nov. 8. Finalists... Read more »

WGN Radio Petcast: Newt Gingrich on Pets; How Animals Die in Shelters; New Puppy Mill Truths

WGN Radio Petcast: Newt Gingrich on Pets; How Animals Die in Shelters; New Puppy Mill Truths
Listen HERE to the latest WGN Radio Petcast: (may take a moment to load) Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich kicks off this political petcast. Senator Andy Dineman and dog trainer Joesph Dwyer talk about their bill to ban carbon monoxide poisoning of shelter animals (which remains the only choice in many states), and there’s a... Read more »

Shelter Animals Deserve A Peaceful Death, Support of Daniel's Law in Pennsylvania

Shelter Animals Deserve A Peaceful Death, Support of Daniel's Law in Pennsylvania
Animals dying in gas chambers – it doesn’t conjure a pleasant image but it happens at shelters every day, When the inevitable time occurs, owned pets are euthanized by injection. Animal euthanasia comes from the Greek, literally meaning a good death without fear, stress or pain. “Death by gas (really carbon monoxide is used) is... Read more »
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Euthanasia By Injection Is Preferred, Here's Why

Shelters for the most part euthanize animals the same way pet owners do, a painless and fast procedure, called euthanasia by injection. However, not all shelters do. Here’s a piece I wrote about euthanasia by injection, and why it’s preferred. Read the piece. And, if you can stomach it (and some of you won’t be... Read more »

Some Animal Shelters Are Stuck in Time

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WGN Radio Petcast: Pawz For Japan, Happy Birthday Dr. Fisher, Dr. Susan Little on FIP and Gas Chambers Still Being Used in Some Shelters

Chicago is the first city to host a major fundraiser for Japanese pets Listen to the PETCAST by clicking HERE (it’s Free, and all you do is click) Chicago musician Tokiko Takeuchi is doing something about the plight of pets in Japan. She talks about a benefit concert – which I will host – she’s... Read more »
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