Daisy Crossposter
Daisy Crossposter

Isn't this the county where DISNEY Attractions are located? Maybe some pressure there would create some results??!!

Joanna Block
Joanna Block
  • Daisy Crossposter

i believe disney is located in orange county next door to osceola, orange county shelter does adopt and release to rescue heartworm positive dogs.

Daisy Crossposter
Daisy Crossposter
  • Daisy Crossposter

Thanks - Just googled it. Walt Disney World is located 21 miles southwest of Orlando, in the southwest portion of Orange County and south into adjacent Osceola County. Four theme parks, two water parks and several themed hotels lie within the 47-square miles zone covered by these two counties. The phone # for Osceola AC is (407) 343-7101.

Deborah Cash
Deborah Cash
  • Daisy Crossposter

there is a possibility that the county residents or all the county residents are NOT aware of this rule of the death sentence.
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Debbie Woosley
Debbie Woosley

This is a treatable condition. Osceola, mobilize your volunteers to fund raise, work out an agreement with vet, get some fosters, and SAVE lives. It takes work! Are the county employees at the shelter hired to KILL or SAVE?
If you live in the county, DEMAND THESE DOGS BE SAVED!

Joanna Block
Joanna Block
  • Debbie Woosley

sadly they allow no volunteers, they use prisoners from the county jail. they have no foster program also. the change is coming we just need to signatures then to the county and present the petition. they will have to take notice, we will not be silenced. this i found out about last weds., as i saved a beagle and asked about his hw test, then i learned the awful truth, all hwp dogs are killed. strays get a 3 day hold if positive they are killed that day.

Deborah Cash
Deborah Cash
  • Debbie Woosley

First start is going to the county commission and begin working with them. Most shelters are county run and many times your commissioners do not have heart and won't set foot at the shelter. They too use inmates and the shelter is right next to the jail and on other side the prison. We have worked out the process with our local commissioners and our compliance officer in charge of maintaining the shelter. Its been a long road but more lives are being saved then dieing now. I hate that...

First start is going to the county commission and begin working with them. Most shelters are county run and many times your commissioners do not have heart and won't set foot at the shelter. They too use inmates and the shelter is right next to the jail and on other side the prison. We have worked out the process with our local commissioners and our compliance officer in charge of maintaining the shelter. Its been a long road but more lives are being saved then dieing now. I hate that shelters could be this stupid and heartless to euthanize if they fail the hw test. Must have marbles for brains.

Deborah Cash
Deborah Cash

Have they lost their ever loving mind? Are they just plain lazy and don't give a flip. Not even letting rescue have them is dumb as all get out. Rescue, or a good rescue group does not even adopt out if HW positive. They treat before adopting or most do. We do the HW test and if positive, we try to raise funds for their treatment. This is no money out of this low life of a shelter. No one asking them to treat. There is something major wrong with this shelters rules. Am sure this is not the only dumb you know what rule. Yep, mad!

Debbie Bains
Debbie Bains
  • Deborah Cash

This is ridiculous! Heartworms are treatable! That would be like putting down all cancer patients because they have cancer. Just plain lazy and stupid!!!

Lori Kovacs Brown-Mele

I rescued a dog from a neglectful home last summer. When I took him to my vet for a checkup, he tested positive. He went through the treatment and is 100% heartworm free. There is no reason to put a dog down. Osceola should be putting their criminals down and leave the dogs alone. Go check out Osceola Jail. There is plenty there to put down.

Joanna Block
Joanna Block
  • Lori Kovacs Brown-Mele

i want you to know that the prisoners from osceola jail are the ONLY volunteers they allow.

Spa de La Réunion
Spa de La Réunion

The dogs can be treated with two injections only.

Shirley Ann
Shirley Ann
  • Spa de La Réunion

2 injections of what? There is the slow kill with a monthly HW med and the fast kill with WHAT? and an antibiotic...I would really like to know....Vets are out for the money..they would rather have you walk out the door than find a way to help you.

Catherine Mitchell
Catherine Mitchell

This is Unacceptable; what about the residents of this county! Can somebody....tell them....that heartworms are...treatable! Sad, Very sad, and that reflex...The Whole county!

Tammy Behrens
Tammy Behrens

My beautiful Cali boy would not be with me today if this was the "rule" at all shelters. As bad as Miami Dade Animal Services is, they don't automatically kill HW+ dogs. The people in Osceola County, FL should be in an uproar over this!

Stéphanie Boningre
Stéphanie Boningre

I wonder if those people also euth their family members when they get sick....

Frances Harris
Frances Harris

I had a dog Bitsy, she had had heartworm, we treated her and she had many more happy years.

Linda Hummell
Linda Hummell

Just another excuse to kill unwanted animals. Very sad.

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