Safe Communities Don't Have to Discriminate Against People and PetsProactive animal ordinances combined with outreach efforts are the most effective way to create safe communities.
“ As I read the legislation, it was clear that this was motivated from a place of deep emotion. My experience has taught me that almost every single instance of proposed breed specific legislation is motivated by emotion – a reaction to a single, frightening event. Or maybe it is a reaction to something frightening that could have happened, but didn’t. BSL is always about the fear of not being safe in our own communities.”
IT'S NOT US VS THEM
When It Comes to the Protection of Citizens and Animals in a Community, an Up-to-Date Effective Animal Control Ordinance Is EssentialBy Cory A. Smith for Animal Sheltering Magazine
This program provides resources for underserved pet owners and educates organizations how to implement the program in their own communities.
We love when people celebrate dogs, whether it’s their own dogs or rescue dogs. But, the language we use to talk about these celebrations should reflect where we are, not where we’ve been.
It's Time for Animal Welfare Organizations to Value Dogs Over Corporations 11 May, 2018 It’s a common thing for people in animal welfare to speak out about breed-discriminatory policies, whether they be at the county or state level, or even housing restrictions....
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