A petition from the campaign to

TAOS, NM: End the 7/4 Trauma for Shelter Animals

Sign the Petition to Government Officials in the Town of Taos

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This petition closed 10 months ago

Stray Hearts Animal Shelter is located within a few blocks from the venue used by the Town of Taos for the fireworks display. The explosions surround the main building, and the outside 'pods' housing dogs and cats who have already experience severe trauma in their lifetimes. From inside the pods, especially, you feel like you are in a war zone. And for the animals, it is, literally. One dog broke his own leg in a desperate attempt to flee. For the animals, staff and volunteers, it is a night in hell. It is time to end this unnecessary suffering by moving the fireworks to a location that would not affect the shelter animals, who have no choice.

http://www.taosnews.com/news/article_aca445aa-cd27-11e1-8f52-001a4bcf887a.html

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