Blog posts November 2010

Heartworms

November 23, 2010

Euthanasia IS humane, Really?

November 23, 2010

"Euthanasia IS humane" is a general statement that someone posted on an email list yesterday and a couple of people concurred, including the list moderator.  I wanted to take issue with that general concept but, alas, the moderator (who actually started the sub-thread with "Euthanasia *is* a hum…

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Take a Walk

November 18, 2010

Gracia Update, Last Friday's Hearing

November 18, 2010

As many of you realize, the HSPCA is accustomed to merely presenting a lengthy bill and having a court rubber stamp it.  The judge in the Gracia case ruled that they had to present a detailed bill AND "prove it up".  This is a significant ruling.  Further, she ruled that the bill should be reduced f…

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Missing Pet Network (MPN)

November 17, 2010



Missing Pet Network.  Let's get pets back to their HOMES.

  • The MPN is a group of volunteers sponsored by the USDA Animal Care Office, who help people find missing pet animals. It accepts no money, makes no endorsements, and uses no advertising on MPN web pages.
  • If you have found a pet, y…

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Gracia Hearing Friday 2 PM

November 10, 2010

On Friday at 2 PM, Attila the Prosecutor (aka Linda Geffin) will likely be the one arguing that the Gracias should pay thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands, of dollars for the "care" their animals received while this case has been pending.

Has everyone seen the Harris County's "news release" issue…

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Rare Dogs Seized, ARFs to S/N All

November 5, 2010

"A Fannett Township man recently was found with about 80 of the world's rarest wild dog breed"  Prior to this, 150 of this breed were known to exist worldwide in captivity and and they are suspected extinct in the wild and this guy has 80 more tucked away and has obviously been successful at breed…

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Gracia County Court Jury Decision

November 4, 2010

The jury came back with a decision.  Interestingly, they gave the German Shepherd back to the Gracias along with the chickens; forfeited the other animals.  I find the return of the German Shepherd most interesting.  This is a dog that was allegedly amongst the HSPCA's major initial concerns upon tr…

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