The disturbing truth behind a viral Facebook photograph of a queue outside a Texas animal shelter

A photograph of a queue of people outside a Texas animal shelter, BARC, published on Facebook went viral. On 27th June 2017, an organisation, Special Needs Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation (SNARR), said that it showed a line of people surrendering … please continue reading

Vaccination in Cat Shelters Is Absolutely Essential

A recent article by Elisa Black-Taylor about an outbreak of feline panleukopenia (aka feline parvovirus, feline distemper) at the Hartnett County Animal Shelter got me thinking. The outbreak resulted in the euthanasia of all the cats in the shelter in … please continue reading

Cat rescue center wants to sue a couple for $1000 for breach of contract

Shelter sues adopters for 1000 USD

Many rescue organisations have a clause in the adoption contract which states that the adopter(s) must bring the animal back if they want to get rid of him/her. This is sensible as it helps to protect the lives of these … please continue reading

One United Voice – Animal Shelter Reform Group needs your input to bring about change

One voice

Facebook: One United Voice-Animal Shelter Reform Group was created May 31, 2017, to join animal advocates in their mission to create a better environment for shelter pets. Beth Frank is the lady behind the group, where her plans are to … please continue reading