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Alison Ramsey
Alison Ramsey

People boycotting Ireland/N Ireland - it won't really help, and the only people who will suffer are the decent people of that country who tried for TWO years to save Lennox. Take a look at your own countries - maybe you have kill shelters or even the human death penalty?

Alison Ramsey
Alison Ramsey
  • Alison Ramsey

And if you want to help, please contact the PSNI and ask them to investigate the state of where Lennox was held for the past 2 years. Allegations of animal abuse are taken seriously and it has been reported that he was kept in a dark concrete room with no light and no socialization

Atarra Trynkette
Atarra Trynkette

Never going back there, and I am Irish! Been proud, but now just disgusted and ashamed!

Olaf Brunn
Olaf Brunn
  • Atarra Trynkette

Allie you're right , but this particular case is nuts , the dog was registered for 5 years , in Belfast , DNA proof , lies in court , on and on I think this was a vendetta against the owners of Lennox and they got away with it , and that really stinks

Jayne Cveta
Jayne Cveta
  • Atarra Trynkette

Allie Fleitz , hello to you..please note this petition is NOT targetting anyone other than the BCC! I have no issues with the innocent people of Northern Ireland or Ireland. Many of those same people have helped fight for him. I REPEAT ...no one has issues other than with the BCC..:( SO..please read my petition again, many thanks Jayne

Atarra Trynkette
Atarra Trynkette
  • Atarra Trynkette

GOT A POINT THERE ... JUST AN EMOTIONALLY CHARGED SUBJECT.

Beverley Kirk
Beverley Kirk

SO angry and disgusted for the way Lennox case was handled, and the dog warden that dealt with Lennox Sandie Lightfoot should be put up for perjury!

Deanna Hulsey-Leachman
Deanna Hulsey-Leachman
  • Beverley Kirk

That will be our next mission!!!!

Beth Weyer
Beth Weyer
  • Beverley Kirk

Put her to sleep!

Judy Elliott
Judy Elliott
  • Beverley Kirk

Michelle Kane, I think they likely mistreated him. I am very suspicious of the dog walker who testified that Lennox was "dangerous and unpredictable." There should be a full investigation on this. As for the warden Lightfoot, she perjured herself and there is a video on YouTube that shows her petting Lennox and putting her face next to his...no muzzle! Obviously she was not in fear of the "most dangerous and unpredictable dog she'd ever seen." LIARS & MURDERERS the lot of them!!!

Bob Drinkwine
Bob Drinkwine
  • Beverley Kirk

we all know what they were trying to hide-the truth-and the truth was this dog was not a danger-they didnt want vets stating that fact in public

Marsi Roberson-decasas
Marsi Roberson-decasas
  • Beverley Kirk

could they not get a COURT ORDER? I am ashamed of MAN KIND, "MAN" mostly...and Ireland.

Andrea Waters
Andrea Waters

Feel ashamed to be British right now.... Northern Ireland you could have done more for Lennox and all of the Belfast City Councillors connected to this sorry affair should be immediately sacked and charged with animal cruelty.... :-( XX

Andrea Waters
Andrea Waters
  • Andrea Waters

Friends please sign and share!! <3 BSL and the DDA your days are numbered.... :-( XX

Jackie Bell
Jackie Bell
  • Andrea Waters

I signed, and also feel ashamed to be British :-((

Sue Johnson
Sue Johnson
  • Andrea Waters

Andrea Woodward-Hunt What do we sign & where? I'd LOVE to sign!

Judy Elliott
Judy Elliott
  • Andrea Waters

I hope there will be an investigation as a result of this because the BCC didn't listen to anyone, including First Minister Peter Robinson. They had alternatives but were stubbornly determined to kill Lennox. Now there is a video of the dog warden, A. Lightfoot petting him and some fool is taunting him. You can see Lennox is confused, but his tail wags and he kisses the warden. SHE LIED UNDER OATH that she feared the dog, yet it is clear she put her face next to him for kisses. No...

I hope there will be an investigation as a result of this because the BCC didn't listen to anyone, including First Minister Peter Robinson. They had alternatives but were stubbornly determined to kill Lennox. Now there is a video of the dog warden, A. Lightfoot petting him and some fool is taunting him. You can see Lennox is confused, but his tail wags and he kisses the warden. SHE LIED UNDER OATH that she feared the dog, yet it is clear she put her face next to him for kisses. No muzzle was used. I emailed the link to them yesterday with a note stating that the world knows what they did. It is not the people of Northern Ireland it is the BCC!!! They should all lose their jobs for what they did to Lennox and his family. I am SO happy not to live in a place where they can just come over and take your dog from your home!!! He was a SERVICE DOG!!! An innocent family member falsely imprisoned for 2 years and put to death without real cause. An abomination!!! USA citizens...We must stand together, though and fight BSL so this never happens here!!!

Phyllis Nunn
Phyllis Nunn
  • Andrea Waters

I agree this seems an incredibly horrible and cruel case of abuse - and finally murder - of this poor animal. However, when it comes to BSL --- I would never, EVER feel comfortable living next door to a Presa Canario or Boerboel, for example. Some breeds are simply NOT suitable as pets in the hands of average people. Unfortunately.

Andrea Waters
Andrea Waters
  • Andrea Waters

Sue Johnson click on the Causes link and sign the petition on there <3 XX

Aundrea Malone
Aundrea Malone

My family roots are from Ireland- the family that was a victim to this cruelty is also Irish. Profiling any creature by race or breed -- human, dog or otherwise is BS. Breed Specific Legislation is no different than racial profiling legislation and genocide based on race.

Charles Martel
Charles Martel
  • Aundrea Malone

I agree Aundy, which leads to the question of why are so many people upset over the death of a single dog while thousands of people are dying every day from violence, malnutrition and disease? I don't see any posts about that, do you?

Aundrea Malone
Aundrea Malone
  • Aundrea Malone

This isn't about just a single dog- it is about an entire breed. We have CNN for humans- this is an outrage because animals can't speak for themselves. By recognizing their lives are as justified as human lives should alter perspectives. We got rid of laws that justify killing people based on race in most 1st world countries. The fact that people still function on such primitive rationale to justify killing is depressing.

Alan Thorpe
Alan Thorpe

AND I THINK WE SHOULD BOYCOTT Eukanuba AND PURINA just to prove a point, its all about money with them. R.I.P. LENNOX

Mary Lloyd
Mary Lloyd
  • Alan Thorpe

Micheal you must be the only person in the world not to know

Alan Thorpe
Alan Thorpe
  • Alan Thorpe

Michael Hardman read it Micheal, he was wrongly killed by the Belfast county council. and to make matters worse he was a cross breed with a Labrador , i would love to cut the bastards throat that made the decision to have him destroyed,

Petra Dunn
Petra Dunn

I am extremely disappointed with the legal system in Ireland. I hope to visit one day because I am third generation born Irish. Forever I will remember how unjust this was, the murder of a dog who committed no crime. Blood on your hands.

Tamara Sager Burkhart
Tamara Sager Burkhart
  • Petra Dunn

I agree, I will NEVER get out of my head the story of poor Lennox and how he was murdered so unjustely. :( My only hope is that maybe SOMETHING good will come of this. Like how stupid BSL is! If something isn't done about it, it's going to be really scary which breeds they begin to target. It's a very slippery slope!

Petra Dunn
Petra Dunn
  • Petra Dunn

I did not realize I needed a geography lesson, but apparently I do.
Yes, politically it's separate, but it's all on the same piece of land. It's the same as Montreal wanting to be it's own country. I have family in Ontario from Germany who tell me all about the attitude of separation. Splitting hairs. Really. Nothing better to do than tell me Belfast is part of the UK when I am sure people in Belfast want very little to do with the UK. Or there, I could be wrong again because I don't...

I did not realize I needed a geography lesson, but apparently I do.
Yes, politically it's separate, but it's all on the same piece of land. It's the same as Montreal wanting to be it's own country. I have family in Ontario from Germany who tell me all about the attitude of separation. Splitting hairs. Really. Nothing better to do than tell me Belfast is part of the UK when I am sure people in Belfast want very little to do with the UK. Or there, I could be wrong again because I don't live there. This wasn't the issue I was addressing. Sigh....

Maria Harvey
Maria Harvey

please will you animal lovers help. Horses, cats and dogs are being sexually attacked and killed for 'fun'!
Please sign this petition to strengthen the animal cruelty law, post it on your face book etc as we only have until may 2013 to get 100,000 names the link it http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/34320.
Thanks for all those animals that cannot speak up :)
Ps I have signed for poor Lennox that is awful.

Lorraine Brant
Lorraine Brant
  • Maria Harvey

Done mine xx

Chris Croucher
Chris Croucher
  • Maria Harvey

Well done you know I signed already.

Ellen Mass
Ellen Mass

Lennox's death was wrong, no doubt about it but don't blame the entire TWO countries! I don't know what can be done but BSL has got to be stopped world wide. There is no such thing as a 'bad breed'. I've shown dogs for many years and have been alongs side APBT's, Am Staffs, and other 'bully breeds'. yes, there are biters out there. many dog bites are from retrievers, spaniels, chichuas and others. the ONLY reason 'pit bull' types get media attention is because they are super strong and...

Lennox's death was wrong, no doubt about it but don't blame the entire TWO countries! I don't know what can be done but BSL has got to be stopped world wide. There is no such thing as a 'bad breed'. I've shown dogs for many years and have been alongs side APBT's, Am Staffs, and other 'bully breeds'. yes, there are biters out there. many dog bites are from retrievers, spaniels, chichuas and others. the ONLY reason 'pit bull' types get media attention is because they are super strong and have a lot of jaw pressure. you can read all over the 'net about dog bites and breeds that are most known for it. however, general consensus is that male dogs that are not neutered are the most probable to bite. neuter/spay your pet!

Terri Leinneweber
Terri Leinneweber
  • Ellen Mass

I can. Blame the entire two countries, I mean. We could stop this if we all united and meant it. But we don't.

And part of the BSL problem is a real problem. I moved here from NYC 2 years ago. During my time in NYC, if I saw a, let's be real here, a pit bull or a rottweiler, approaching, I did a quick look to evaluate the owner. NOT the dog. The owner. Depending on what I saw, I drifted out of line of danger, or stopped to see if the owner and the dog would be interested in a...

I can. Blame the entire two countries, I mean. We could stop this if we all united and meant it. But we don't.

And part of the BSL problem is a real problem. I moved here from NYC 2 years ago. During my time in NYC, if I saw a, let's be real here, a pit bull or a rottweiler, approaching, I did a quick look to evaluate the owner. NOT the dog. The owner. Depending on what I saw, I drifted out of line of danger, or stopped to see if the owner and the dog would be interested in a little social pet from a stranger. And before anyone jumps to conclusions, what I was looking for in an owner was a feeling of calm and serenity. I also feel that dogs of all kinds in urban areas tend to suffer an extreme lack of effective exercise ... which leads to stressed dogs and which shows in stressed owners.

Here, things are more difficult to assess. I never walk anywhere. Many of the BSL dogs that I see are penned or chained on long lead lines. My automatic, and perhaps incorrect immediate assumption, is that those dogs would be likely to be dangerous.

Ellen Mass
Ellen Mass
  • Ellen Mass

hi Terri, yep, it is the owners' fault for bad behavior. I agree with you that I look first at the owner THEN the dog. having been around dogs since I was a youngster, I am always cautious around a 'new' (to me) dog. I don't think I've ever jumped to the conclusion that a dog was mean just because s/he looked like a 'something'. We definitely need more owner education!

Joanne Rempfer
Joanne Rempfer

Northern Ireland is a separate country from Ireland being a Brit you should know that.

Jayne Cveta
Jayne Cveta
  • Joanne Rempfer

Dear Joanne, i am an Australian animal advocate..not a Brit. Please note...this petition is NOT targetting anyone other than the BCC! I have no issues with the innocent people of Northern Ireland or Ireland. Many of those same people have helped fight for him. I REPEAT ...no one has issues other than with the BCC..:( SO..please read my petition again, many thanks Jayne

Terrie Whiteside
Terrie Whiteside
  • Joanne Rempfer

I agree, it is not the fault of Northern ireland or the people in it but
the council

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