A column in the L.A. Times pulls no punches in discussing the plight of local shelter pets and the delayed opening of a new facility. (Thank you Marge for the link.)
Puppy saved from York Co pet killing facility in SC saves owners from house fire.
The owners of Rosie the Newfoundland, a dog who was tazed and shot to death by police while hiding in the bushes in 2010, continue their legal pursuit of justice.
The city of Clarksdale, MS suspended the only full time employee at the shelter over a disagreement which arose when the employee wanted a $250 donation designated specifically for the animals and the city demanded the money go in the general fund. The parties have since worked things out.
Dolphins have been washing up along the Gulf Coast shot and mutilated including one animal with a screwdriver in his head. Dolphins are a protected species under federal law.
Police arrested a 22 year old man in connection with the killing of a patas monkey at the zoo in Boise, ID. The remaining patas monkey at the zoo is now alone.
A baboon housed at a zoo in Israel has adopted a stray kitten. There is a video of the two and the kitten doesn’t seem to mind the baboon’s handling in the slightest.
Actually pretty scary door knocker