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65 Malamutes/Huskies need homes [Nov. 17th, 2006|10:54 pm]
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27pugs
Forwarded to me by another list. Can anybody help?

> Hello
> My name is April Larkin. Our nighbours Sherry and Wayne were
killed 2 days
> ago by Thorsby it has been on the news.
> They have 65 purebred malamute Husky dogs...we are feeding them
and water
> etc...the family is still in shock..younger teenage daughters
> we need homes for these dogs but they are sled outside dogs in
> houses...not indoor dogs...perhaps the younger dogs can be trained
for
> indoors...
> please let know of any contacts you have...
> needing sincere help
> april 780-789-2554
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(no subject) [Nov. 15th, 2006|09:25 am]
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selah_v
The Rescue that never Never Happened.
http://www.chattypet.com/blogs/view/137

I invite you to join chattypet, after you have read the story.
They do great things for rescues.
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(no subject) [Sep. 10th, 2006|08:47 am]
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27pugs
Please crosspost this if you can. I know it's not Canadian but some of our community are on American lists, so let's help this guy find his pooch.
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Hi All!

I just got off the phone with Joe Berrio from New Orleans. When Katrina hit he stayed along with his dogs even after the levee broke. It was only when he was needed to go back to work, Joe is a Long Shoremen, that he asked HSUS they take his dogs and he would come to get them back. HSUS said that both of his dogs would be fine, they would keep them together and he could have them back as soon as he could get them. His one dog, a shepard/pit mix and his 11 year old eskie were tagged and taken off. Joe checked on them until the day he came back and they were taken from Lamar Dixon shelter. Joe has been searching for his dogs. He did get the shepard/pit mix back just a bit ago from CA. Mike, the eskie was not with him.

Joe is just sick that he cannot find his eskie and will quit the search.

I am asking for this e-mail to be sent to anyone that you know that had anything to do with bringing dogs out of Lamar Dixon. Mike is a standard eskie, male, has a benign cyst near the middle of the right side near his spine. He left with the HSUS tag with this info on his tag, Mike, 2811 Octavia St., New Orleans 70115. His owner Joe is looking for any info that he can get on Mike. His e-mail is
josephjberrio@ yahoo.com and his phone number is 504-460-5290.

If anyone has any info please get in touch with Joe.
Thanks!
Paula Cortiana
Assistant Chapter Director of Heart Bandits American Eskimo Rescue,
Wisconsin & Illinois Chapters
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Candlelight Vigil [Aug. 18th, 2006|12:55 pm]
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takethislife
Toronto residents:

Speak out against BSL! This Candle Light Vigil is to protest the "pit bull type" dogs that were persecuted for being born and to remember those who died due to ignorance.

Speak up for those who can't. I'll be there.

Candlelight Vigil One year anniversary:
Sunday, August 27th, 2006: 7 pm - 10 pm
Queen's Park, Toronto, ON
It started with the pits - which breeds are next?
Candles provided with donation to the legal challenge fund - Organized by the members of the Banned Aid Coalition.
infor@advocatesfortheunderdog.com
Banned "pit type dogs" must be in compliance with the law (muzzled).

The legal challenge continues– we need your support
At the end of EVERY leash there is a VOTER.
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Found this off my f-list. [Aug. 16th, 2006|07:24 pm]
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takethislife
I was looking through my recue sites yesterday and I came across this on my main shar-pei rescue, http://www.sharpeirescue.com/TX-Longview.htm This is horrable!
I'm donating some of my work to help these dogs out, they are in dire need.(don't click this link if you don't have a strong stmoach) http://www.sharpeirescue.com/longviewcollage.jpg This is beyond gross and sad. These poor dogs I'm posting asking my friends to pass this along to try and get help for these dogs, anything will help.

I'll keep everyone posted on my artwork I will be selling to help these poor dogs. please please cross post everywhere!

I know it's not in Canada...but...
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Miss Gibson and I will be doing a Dog Walkathon [Aug. 10th, 2006|10:57 am]
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takethislife
to benefit the Upper Credit Humane Society on September 10

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Any one have experience with these? How was it?

Also, I'm going to do a few drawings of dogs for prizes...If you'd like, submit your favourite pictures of your dogs and I'll draw them. :)
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(no subject) [Aug. 10th, 2006|12:15 am]
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selah_v
I have designed a poster, and I am putting it out there for sale, in order to raise funds for some very good causes.
Each poster is 11"x14", and photographic quality. The cost is $20 plus shipping.
POSTER and INFOCollapse )
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Ganked from Rottnpagan's journal [Aug. 9th, 2006|08:02 pm]
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takethislife
Pet dumpers' litany of lame excuses

Here's a question as bedeviling as that zen koan about the sound of one hand clapping:

What is the most pathetic excuse for giving up a companion animal?

Living as we do amid an epidemic of tepid commitment and laser-sharp detachment, people routinely discard their companion animals. Some reasons - like a child's allergies or sudden homelessness - are understandable. But many are not - at least not to those who consider their animals family members, a status that is not usually negotiable.

Rescuers - you know them by the plastic airline crates in their hatchbacks, and the Milk-Bones in their glove compartments - are in the non-profit business of cleaning up the messes people make with the sentient beings they've brought into their lives. With big hearts and tiny budgets, they grit their teeth as clueless, oftentimes obnoxious owners hand over the leash - or cage, or tank.

Excuses - they have heard them all before. But maybe you haven't.

Moving is a perennial reason for dumping animals. "It's everyone's favorite," says Barbara Williamson of Best Friends Society, who polled staffers. "Nobody here can even begin to understand how you move into a place that doesn't accept pets when you have pets."

(Another head-scratcher: The person who returned a cat to the Utah sanctuary because its neurological condition "wasn't bad enough." In other words, the cat wasn't special-needs enough.)

Another common catalyst is the arrival of a sweetheart. New lovers or spouses who hate dog hair or slobber issue ultimatums, and their not-so-better halves comply.

The dissolution of a marriage is a prime reason for relinquishing animal companions, as is the arrival of diminutive two-leggers. "When the excuse is that the owner is having a baby, I send her to the president of Alaskan Malamute Rescue of New England," says Malamute fancier Susan Conant, who writes dog-centric mystery novels. "She is the mother of triplets."

Yep, family ties can be nooses for some animals. Marjorie Lipson of Long Island-based Second Chance Labrador Rescue offered up the interesting approach of blaming the kids: "My youngest child is now in college - it was her dog that we purchased 14 years ago," one owner told her as he turned over his gray-faced dog. "We never wanted a dog - the kids did."

For those who have written their wills to ensure that their furry and feathered family members will be cared for after their demise, think again. "Even though I promised to care for the dog, I knew I really wouldn't," explained one relative Lipson encountered. "I just wanted the inheritance."

Avarice is predictable. But this excuse isn't: "A woman had a 12-year-old male cat she wanted us to take because 'He won't play with toys anymore, so we want to replace him with a kitten,'" says Dottie Zammetti of A Home at Last Animal Adoption Network in Brightwaters. More than one rescuer reports cats rejected because they would not sit on laps. Or male dogs tossed because they don't lift their legs.

"He doesn't photograph well in our family portrait" is so sad that it could be made up. But it isn't.

Norwegian elkhound fancier Lexiann Grant of southeastern Ohio, who contributed that one, also had this doozy: "An Akita was surrendered because the family decided to do away with their current 'Japanese landscaping' and go with a southwestern theme."

If you find it hard to believe that people can be that superficial, consider this chestnut from Barbara Sawyer-Brown, a Ridgeback breeder and longtime rescuer from Chicago: "We redecorated and the dog no longer matches the decor." As one rescuer put it, "It's the accumulated oblivious sincerity that really gets you."

File this under "craven compassion": Pam Dennison, author of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Positive Dog Training," had a friend who took in an 18-month-old Schnauzer. "She had a kidney problem and the owners 'loved her so much they couldn't bear to watch her die.'" (Postscript: The friend kept the dog, switched her to a raw-food diet, and five years later, the dog is still going strong.)

People dump their bunny rabbits with such infuriating regularity that Mary Cotter of the House Rabbit Society keeps a list of common excuses. Some deadbeat owners have simply performed a cold-hearted calculation: "He's sick - we're not going to pay $50 for a vet visit for a pet that cost $15."

Debra J. White of Tempe, Ariz., started volunteering at animal shelters in 1989. "I have seen and heard the most dumb, pathetic and lame excuses," she says. "The cat meows. The dog barks."

But nothing prepared her for this beaut, delivered by a pregnant woman who was jettisoning her child substitute to make room for the real thing.

"My fetus," the mother-to-be proclaimed, "is allergic to the dog."
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Thanks to Rottnpagan [Aug. 6th, 2006|03:36 pm]
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takethislife
For the wonderful revamping of the community info page.

Let's see if we can increase the membership even more! I'm open to new banner ideas, so if you're feeling arsty post them in the comments and we can have a for our new banner to promote this community.
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Abuser - Long Read [Aug. 6th, 2006|08:28 am]
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mesmerizek
Not sure if this is allowed on here, but just wanted to give a heads up to everyone.

http://www.care2.com/c2c/share/detail/25253

It gives me the shivers.
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