Deb Thomas-Blake
Deb Thomas-Blake

A group of us on the coast of Washington would love to offer help to the sanctuary. He was just interviewed the other night on KOMO 4 news. He has admitted to only being able to feed the dogs every other day ~ if he could answer his phone and put up a good email, we would take him food and straw for bedding. Rescuing an animal that would otherwise be euthanized does not give us the right to keep them in a small cage or crate and not feed, water, and clean. What doing that says is that we're...

A group of us on the coast of Washington would love to offer help to the sanctuary. He was just interviewed the other night on KOMO 4 news. He has admitted to only being able to feed the dogs every other day ~ if he could answer his phone and put up a good email, we would take him food and straw for bedding. Rescuing an animal that would otherwise be euthanized does not give us the right to keep them in a small cage or crate and not feed, water, and clean. What doing that says is that we're no better than the situation the 120 dogs were in before going there.

Lenne Ke
Lenne Ke

Olympic Animal Sanctuary needs to close its doors!!!

Marge Gissberg
Marge Gissberg

Dear God in Heaven! How would Markwell, the Mayor of Forks, or the politicians like living like those poor, helpless dogs. I have Facebooked our Gov. Inslee and Rep. Tharinger. I have e-mailed the Mayor of Forks and Councilwoman Juanita W. , as well as the Doris Day Animal Rescue. I have also e-mailed a local rescue group, Pasado's Safe Haven and they responded that the plight of the dogs in Forks is being investigated. Has anyone thought about a mass rally by the public (legally) might...

Dear God in Heaven! How would Markwell, the Mayor of Forks, or the politicians like living like those poor, helpless dogs. I have Facebooked our Gov. Inslee and Rep. Tharinger. I have e-mailed the Mayor of Forks and Councilwoman Juanita W. , as well as the Doris Day Animal Rescue. I have also e-mailed a local rescue group, Pasado's Safe Haven and they responded that the plight of the dogs in Forks is being investigated. Has anyone thought about a mass rally by the public (legally) might spur some action and justice for the dogs? Marge Gissberg

Suzy Pearson
Suzy Pearson
  • Marge Gissberg

I too, have sent emails to all of these so called humans, NO REPLY, so WHAT about DHEC, unsanitary, run off of urine, feces into streams, water supply for humans, other animals who drink out of the streams that may be polluted/contaminated with bacteria from this place.

Beverly Gannon
Beverly Gannon
  • Marge Gissberg

Marge Gllsberg , gud for u. well done to mail theseppl. specially DORIS DAY. she loves animals and she is still alvei to my knowledge in her 90's i blieve

Serendipitous Critter
Serendipitous Critter

What are the laws in WA concerning animal abuse? Is it a criminal matter? If so a searce should be easy based on probable cause - What about any EPA regulations? The powers that be should be able to freely investigate any facility producing the wastes ( and toxic they are, just look at any city sanitation facilities regulations and the reasons for the rules) How about OSHA? Are there not federal laws governing what the public can be exposed to? ; If -as seems likely- the waste is not...

What are the laws in WA concerning animal abuse? Is it a criminal matter? If so a searce should be easy based on probable cause - What about any EPA regulations? The powers that be should be able to freely investigate any facility producing the wastes ( and toxic they are, just look at any city sanitation facilities regulations and the reasons for the rules) How about OSHA? Are there not federal laws governing what the public can be exposed to? ; If -as seems likely- the waste is not being disposed of properly and the facilities not being cleaned the health hazards are staggering. What about Zoning Laws? .... and how about the IRS is this "sanctuary" LEAGALLY a Not-For-Profit?, There are many FEDERAL regulations

Serendipitous Critter
Serendipitous Critter
  • Serendipitous Critter

governing everything that Hell, maybe we can get an IRS investigator in there. I have so many questions and I am totally willing to acknowledge that there is a possibility that there is smoke caused by friction not fire (although from the reading and cross-checking I have done so far I think there is a MAJOR CONFLAGRATION behind the "smoke" There should be national attention in the media on this issue. THIS IS TOTALLY INSANE there have actually been complaints files against this issue for over two years? What the hell is going on?

Serendipitous Critter
Serendipitous Critter
  • Serendipitous Critter

If anyone out there could e-mail me some documentation or even just a list of references so that I have a starting place I want to put a package together that could be copied, printed, mailed, e-mailed, recorded

Serendipitous Critter
Serendipitous Critter
  • Serendipitous Critter

engraved on bricks and thrown....This facility needs to be opened to investigators knowledgable enough to answer all questions and force the powers that be into enforcing whatever laws will keep our four-legged brothers safe and well. PLEASE HELP ME PUT THIS ALL TOGETHER and I appologize for the rant - today is the first time I have heard of this and the more I learn......7 solid hour of reading, phone calls and research via the www. [email protected] subject WA Dogs. Lets get...

engraved on bricks and thrown....This facility needs to be opened to investigators knowledgable enough to answer all questions and force the powers that be into enforcing whatever laws will keep our four-legged brothers safe and well. PLEASE HELP ME PUT THIS ALL TOGETHER and I appologize for the rant - today is the first time I have heard of this and the more I learn......7 solid hour of reading, phone calls and research via the www. [email protected] subject WA Dogs. Lets get something more done. Lets bury whoever's (NOT) INTERESTED IN INFO AND MAKE THEM PAY ATTENTION....... {thank you}

Reta Lane
Reta Lane

Please take a look at this. There are pages of pages of extreme abuse. It is one of the worst cases I have ever seen. Stephen Markwell appears to be a psychopath. http://petfriendsmagazine.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/oas-prr_201312121416111.pdf

Lorri Redmon
Lorri Redmon

I just sent ALL of this info to ABC World News with Diane Sawyer. The links, the photos, the petition, all of it! IT NEEDS to get WAY out there!

Liz Getting-Mullens
Liz Getting-Mullens
  • Lorri Redmon

Awesome Lorri

Karen Lord
Karen Lord
  • Lorri Redmon

Yes! Great idea!ni will pray they air it...the

Karen Lord
Karen Lord
  • Lorri Redmon

I will pray they air it...the media has incredible power!

Karen Lord
Karen Lord
  • Lorri Redmon

I also sent in a request for Abc news with Diane Sawyer to PLEASE air this .

Rita Chesterton
Rita Chesterton
  • Lorri Redmon

I would also notify JANE VELEZ MITCHELL on HLN News. She is a BIG pro-animal rights person.

Marda DeWet
Marda DeWet

A sanctuary should mean just that - exactly as the original word was used in the Bible - a safe haven where those who lived there were protected and could not be harmed. We are falling so short of moral values that it is not surprise that the world is going to hell in a handbag. No elected officials seems to care about moral issues anymore, their main focus is on getting re elected and pleasing all those who they think will vote for them next time. These people should think with their hearts, not just their minds and pocketbooks.

Marcy Townsend
Marcy Townsend
  • Marda DeWet

Well said Marda, They live high on the hogs (just saying) and have no concern about the animals as long as they can make that big dollar!

Vonnie Bejot Chinn
Vonnie Bejot Chinn
  • Marda DeWet

Absolutely and I totally agree.

Tess Crum
Tess Crum

Sorry but the so called Mayor needs to get off his ass and do something about this!! Or the town needs to find another Mayor. One that will find the balls and stand up and help these poor lost and forgotten souls! We all have seen the video on this and seen the cruelty that is being done to these dogs. Now it's time to put an end to it and close him down for good!!!

Monique Van der Vennen
Monique Van der Vennen

Treat a living soul with respect, treat a living soul how you want to be treated. This is so wrong, poor dogs.

Cheryl Lynn Clark
Cheryl Lynn Clark

This place Must be shut Down! These dogs are living in frigin misery! Everyday! Every minute! WTF is wrong with this dude? And law enforcement? What he is doing is simply despicable! People, I urge u to view the photos and read up on the stories each of these babies has, and then ask yourself, what am I going to do about it? People, we MUST BE THEIR VOICES! Lets get busy!

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