Last week, I finally forced myself to read the Washington Post’s exposé of the animal rescue industry, particularly as it relates to rescues paying for animals. If you haven’t read it or you’re not familiar at all with the practice, I encourage you to read the story first, as I’ll be referencing certain points without … More How much for that doggy in the auction?
I need another dog in my house like I need a hole in the head, but boy, the puppy fever is coming on strong this year. My favorite video of Niles came up in my Facebook memories today, and I went from “Sure, it would be nice to pet a puppy right now” to “I NEED … More For National Puppy Day, do me a solid
If you haven’t heard, Montréal voted in favor of breed-specific legislation this week. This is what it means for people who already own pit bulls, per CBC News. Not mentioned in that particular article but elsewhere: authorities can enter someone’s property without a warrant to apply the bylaw, a dog will be deemed dangerous if it … More Stupidity bites
Ah, Facebook. The general consensus seems to be that it’s a sprawling tire fire everyone hates but everyone still has. Everything is worse during an election year, but Facebook really seems to have bitten the dust even before you get to the political posts. I don’t know about you guys, but I have questions. How … More Rescue in the echo chamber
Donald Trump and Cesar Millan are basically the same person. As enraged as the Donald would be at being compared to a Mexican immigrant, it’s true. If you don’t believe me, look at this checklist. We all know infographics are absolute. Cesar Millan, “The Dog Whisperer,” is being investigated for animal cruelty. Considering he has … More Donald Trump, Cesar Millan, and anti-science sentiment
Well, since the weather seems determined to be frigid and the New York State Senate seems determined to be moronic, let’s do a post that combines the two, shall we? In January, Republican State Senator Patty Ritchie introduced Senate Bill S6490, which includes working farm dogs within the term “crops, livestock and livestock products” in … More Now you’ve gone and done it, Patty