Lana Latetia Lawrence
Lana Latetia Lawrence

..people should be cognizant of the consequences of taking on animal care when not inclined, equipped or passionate. Having a pet takes alot and requires discipline, love, dedication!! Don't like a canine convention? Then step, any form of brutality is UNACCEPTABLE

Annette Barzilai-Patrone

AMEN Katherine Wright. And here's the link to DDR - Detroit Dog Rescue http://www.detroitdogrescue.com/and KATHERINE I LIVE AND BREATH THIS STATEMENT YOU SAID "... Animals should NEVER have to pay for our sins. No animal deserves to ever be abused, neglected, abandoned, tortured or murdered, and YES we ALL need to help and for the moment, we can all "SIGN THE PETITION" TODAY!

Katherine Wright
Katherine Wright

And this is not just Detroit's problem......this affects our entire state and we need Detroit to survive and thrive. And we need to start doing better by the animals.....humans have failed them miserably.

Katherine Wright
Katherine Wright

There are a few groups who are trying to change things, at least for the dogs of the D. One of those groups is DDR, Detroit Dog Rescue. Check out their website for updates on what they are doing. Their hope is to build Detroit's first no-kill shelter. Animals should NEVER have to pay for our sins. No animal deserves to ever be abused, neglected, abandoned, tortured or murdered.

Deborah Tyrrell-Turner
Deborah Tyrrell-Turner

The problem is the people who do not take pet ownership seriously and think they can just give up their animals whenever times get a little hard. When hundreds of people are surrendering their pets daily and will not spay and neuter their pets this is the result. Too many animals not enough room to house and very limited resources. Rescue groups can only do so much they need funds and volunteers to help and pet owners to be more responsible.

Mercedes MooMoo
Mercedes MooMoo

if a person goes without food thats there own faulf they can work dogs cant work they need to let people adopt animals if they cant take care of them anyone that lets there dog lose or throws them out in the street should b shot people r just assholes and dont care of anything accept themselves they r very rude bastards

Coyote Windsong
Coyote Windsong

I won't sign this petition because it's not based on fact, but rather based on the media hype that Hush and DDR have created. Yes there is a problem in Detroit, but there are several rescues that are doing awesome work - Detroit Bully Corp, C.H.A.I.N.E.D, and All about Animals, along with several other rescues who take in MI dogs, including dogs from Detroit. DDR is all about raising alarm and taking in donations, but they are not respected in the rescue community. I won't sign anything that glorifies DDR.

Sherran Herman
Sherran Herman
  • Coyote Windsong

You could not be more off base. Detroit is suffering and broke. I saw this on the news tonight. Poor babies are living in the houses where their humans have left them. There are only 4 animal control officers in Detroit now due to bankruptcy. Are you as out of touch as you sound?

Coyote Windsong
Coyote Windsong
  • Coyote Windsong

Yes, Detroit is suffering and broke, but this petition refers people to DDR, and I won't support them. I've been fostering dogs in SE MI for over 4 yrs, so I know there is a problem, and dogs are suffering, and more should be done, but DDR is not the answer. 2 yrs ago DDR was given a donation of $1.5 million to build a no kill shelter in Detroit, and they don't even have the plans for a shelter at this point, and they won't be upfront about where the $$ is, or what they're doing with it. ...

Yes, Detroit is suffering and broke, but this petition refers people to DDR, and I won't support them. I've been fostering dogs in SE MI for over 4 yrs, so I know there is a problem, and dogs are suffering, and more should be done, but DDR is not the answer. 2 yrs ago DDR was given a donation of $1.5 million to build a no kill shelter in Detroit, and they don't even have the plans for a shelter at this point, and they won't be upfront about where the $$ is, or what they're doing with it. So read what I said, yes there is a problem, but signing this petition is giving DDR credit/support and I won't do that. I'll keep working with reputable rescues/people and keep saving dogs.

Ian Gilsenan
Ian Gilsenan

I would sign this petition, BUT, it would mean a "catch and kill" policy would be bought in, which would be totally against my principles

Ellen Lytle
Ellen Lytle

meanwhile the dogs and cats suffer b/c now no one cares for them/ how f'n dare these communities raise dogs for fighting and protection and then cast them aside when life doesn't go their way omg, these people will suffer terribly from leaving pets homeless to suffer and die / also we must fine people heavily who refuse to neuter or spay/

Ellen Lytle
Ellen Lytle

yes it's humans who are culpable here and certainly NOT jewish folks who have always take animal welfare very seriously/ and YES to the amish who don't seem to give a damn about animal suffering

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