Posts tagged "Humane Society of the United States"

Pet Stores Show Desperation

Pet Stores Show Desperation
Pet store misinformation from Park Pet Shop and the pet industry. This is their recent newsletter pleading for money. Now the lawyers are trying to make money off of animal cruelty. Their words in quotes and my replies to the mistruths in italics.  “Dear clients of the Park Pet Shop, As you may be aware our... Read more »

HSUS: Lawyers In Cages

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To my understanding, there’s great truth in this video – I know some may comment unkindly about me posting….guess I will find out. . . I was really torn about posting this….and procrastinated for some time. But ultimately I decided to let all of you decide.

There is No Longer An App for Everything

Our voices have apparently been heard…. from all the blog postings (including my own I hope)….cries from national animal welfare groups….even Michael Vick getting into the act, the Los Angeles Police Department and various other voices….the dog fighting “game” application called Dog Wars (Kage Games LLC) has apparently been pulled from the Android Market. I... Read more »
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Dogs Rescued from House of Horrors in Philadelphia Dog Fighting Bust

Bad news – Post Michael Vick (including all his community chats with Wayne Pacelle at HSUS), the impact has been a RISE in dog fighting in the City of Brotherly Love. Dogs rescued from “House of Horrors” in dog fighting bust Good news – After months of investigation, the Pennsylvania SPCA and Philadelphia police may... Read more »

Michael Vick Is No Hero

Some of my Facebook fans suggested I post (in full) my most recent Tribune Media Services story of January 5 about Michael Vick and my views on President Obama speaking out for Vick, and his yearning to have a family dog. So, here it is. Michael Vick is no hero I understand President Obama’s choice... Read more »

I'm Glad the President Spoke Out About Vick: It's Just What He Said That Bothered Me

I understand President Obama’s choice to speak out on Michael Vick. The President reportedly phoned to congratulate Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie for giving the convicted felon a second chance.  President Obama explained that a level playing field rarely exists for prisoners who have completed their sentences. Vick’s success gives all of them hope. And... Read more »
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HSUS Auctioned Off Vick's Press Conference Notes. Are There Two Sides to Vick's Plea to Own a Dog?

I know this happened back in 2007, but I believe it’s relevant to today given Michael Vick’s wishes to get a dog, and the position taken by the Humane Society of the United States. Michael Vick The HSUS auctioned notes from Vick’s first big press conference. This is from AP story from September 6, 2007:... Read more »

HSUS Says Vick Is Almost Ready to Have a Dog

So, should Michael Vick get a get dog? Vick said in an interview he thinks getting a dog would help in his rehabilitation. Wayne Pacelle and Michael Vick Wayne Pacelle, president CEO of the Humane Society of the United States has taken Vick under the HSUS wing, traveling to communities to talk about dog fighting.... Read more »

Michael Vick Wants a Dog, No Kidding

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick told NBC and the Grio.com, he wants a dog. In the interview, it’s noted how often Vick speaks to young people to warn them about dog fighting. The reporter suggested Vick was actually mandated by the court to make these community appearances, which Vick surprisingly denies. Also, community service is... Read more »
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Mandatory Spay/Neuter FAILS in California - Here's the Proof

Mandatory spay/neuter has failed in California. A small percent of animal rights proponents attempted very hard to push through MSN in Chicago. Given this data, I am more glad today than ever that they failed. Their primary arguments – Mandatory spay/neuter could mean more people letting their pets go, or bringing them into shelters. In... Read more »