Winograd’s excoriating criticism of Los Angeles Animal Services (infographic)

Los Angeles Animal Services volunteers say that cat rooms are mostly empty because the cats are turned away and abandoned and fed across the street!

In an article by Nathan Winograd published 8 March 2024, he criticises in the strongest possible terms the Los Angeles Animal Services (LAAS) and the six city shelters (pounds) run by it. He is particularly critical of Jake Miller the volunteer coordinator for LAAS. Winograd says that Miller emailed the volunteers to say that …

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THE NO KILL COMPANION is a reference manual by Nathan Winograd

The No Kill Companion is a reference manual for legislators, policymakers, shelter managers, media, advocates, and other stakeholders

Nathan Winograd is the architect of the no kill animal shelter movement in the USA. Well, that’s how I regard him. He’s famous for being an animal advocate specialising in saving the lives of shelter animals. He’s probably saved the lives of hundreds of thousands if not millions of animals over the years with …

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You can help save the lives of rescue animals in Colorado (1st Feb 2024)

You can help save the lives of rescue animals in Colorado (1st Feb 2024)

Colorado’s legislature is discussing a new animal welfare law. It is before the House Agriculture, Water & Natural Resources Committee. That sounds a bit boring but this is an important law which people in America can help push through. The law would make it obligatory for Colorado animal shelters to notify qualified and licensed …

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Jonathan Franzen versus Nathan Winograd

Franzen versus Winograd

I feel I need to briefly discuss the battle between Jonathan Franzen and Nathan Winograd. Nathan Winograd is the prime mover and shaker and founder of the American No-Kill movement, which has saved the lives of probably hundreds of thousands of shelter cats. He is a highly committed animal advocate and the most knowledgeable …

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Animal advocate says that PETA is urging public officials to kill more animals

Boe was an emaciated dog tethered all his life and who suffered from cancer. He was euthanised by PETA.

Nathan Winograd, a man who I admire and who describes himself as “The voice of America’s displaced pets and the conscience of the animal sheltering industry” literally hates PETA for the fact that they euthanize too many companion animals. Winograd and PETA have entirely different attitudes towards euthanasia. Winograd hammers PETA In a recent …

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US animal shelter ‘industry’ accused of endemic uncaring attitude and corruption

Hope a Yorkshire terrier stolen by an animal control officer

Well, this is a bit of a shocker: Nathan Winograd says this about the animal shelter ‘industry’ in the US in commenting about an animal control officer who stole a dog: A New York animal control officer was arrested for stealing Hope, a family’s 9-year-old dog. After Hope was found by a neighbor and …

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An animal’s right to be rescued

Puppies found abandoned in El Paso, TX. Hired by the city to develop policy for the city shelter, Best Friends embraced turning animals away to inflate placement rates.

In an email to me, Nathan Winograd, America’s most knowledgeable person about animal rescue, included the following statement: While closing one’s doors to animals in need may not undermine an animal’s right to live it ignores an animal’s right of rescue. Nathan Winograd The right of an animal to be rescued is something I’d …

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Canine and feline behaviour evaluation at shelters

Assessing cat and dogs at shelters

There would appear to be no safe and comprehensive personality and behaviour testing procedures to assess dogs and cats at shelters with accuracy. Nathan Winograd, American’s expert on animal shelters, states that “current temperament testing regimes for dogs do not qualify as objective criteria as they have been found to be no better than …

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