The Pit Bull Dilemma

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If you’ve ever visited a shelter, one thing is very apparent to you and that is the overwhelming number of pit bulls and pit mixes there are.  The numbers are so disproportionate that it’s staggering.  What is the answer?  Is it BSL (breed specific legislation), is it mandatory spay neuter, it is education, outreach?  Or is there no real answer …

Fundraiser 2013

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So, another thing I am not good at being consistent at is fundraising.  I guess that’s because I see so many other groups fundraising more than doing the work, so I think that everyone thinks like me.  Therefore, I don’t do fundraisers.  Since starting Bound Angels in 2007 we’ve done 3, yes 3 fundraisers.  We run on a super shoestring …

The AKC Rips PETA a New One…. and they’re RIGHT

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The American Kennel Club® (AKC) and the Virginia Veterinary Medical Association (VVMA) have today issued statements to highlight their vehement disapproval of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)’s apparent policy of euthanizing animals frequently at its shelter in Norfolk, VA.  Furthermore, the AKC has called for the PETA shelter to take steps towards balancing its adoption and euthanasia …

Temperament Testing Dogs -an Excuse to Kill?

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Recently there seems to be much attention on temperament testing dogs in shelters here in LA.  The controversy is necessary because of the implications to the innocent- the shelter dogs. In short, temperament testing a dog involves putting a dog through a series of tests to see if he will bite.  There is a lot more to it than that, …