Guest Writer Dog Lover asks, "Why aren't dangerous dog owners charged with animal cruelty?" This editorial is part of our ongoing series: Perspectives of Advocates.
Every day I see news articles about pets and farm animals being mauled or killed by pit bulls or other dangerous dog breeds. Touching pictures of other people's pets or farm animals mauled or killed are often featured in the articles and never fail to bring tears to my eyes. When you read the details of the article,… [Read full blog post]
Ann Marie Rogers of Responsible Citizens for Public Safety shares her background in animal welfare, animal control and public safety advocacy in our series: Perspectives of Advocates.
As I have always had a passion for animals, particularly dogs, I volunteered at a local humane society as a teenager and later worked at the Michigan Humane Society in various capacities -- adoption counselor, wildlife specialist, animal behaviorist, evaluator and veterin… [Read full blog post]
So Save your Pit Bull Defenses. They Aren’t New, Clever or Even Sound.
Guest author, The Old Timer, discusses how "We've heard it all before." The worn out, tired tropes repeated by pit bull advocates ad nauseam for over a decade.
The day that would launch my advocacy for the victims of pit bull attacks all began more than a decade ago when I logged onto one of my favorite blogs. It was a daily ritual, checking in with my favorites to get the latest news and insight.
But on this particu… [Read full blog post]
Smoking and Health: The Need to Know -- 1972, The Tobacco Institute.
Smoking and Health: The Need to Know
Have you ever wondered where pit bull propagandists came up with their arguments? Some of them are so kooky, I thought they just made them up themselves. But, after seeing a propaganda documentary produced by the Tobacco Institute it would appear that the pit bull lobby copied their arguments directly from the1970s era tobacco lobby . It seems that defending tobacco is muc… [Read full blog post]