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Re: pet rescue


Don't get me started on ignorant idiots who mistreat animals and children.
ugh.

On 11/27/07, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
wrote:
>
> My nephew just took in a dog that found him while he was hiking.
> Funniest looking animal I have seen in a while. He seems to be a cross
> between a golden retriever and a basset hound. Basset body but hair from
> the golden. Huge head, too big for the body, but maybe he'll grow into
> it. They think he was maybe 5 months old when someone abandoned him out
> in the desert. He had a collar on...it was so small it had cut into his
> neck and left a huge open sore. What people do, sheesh.
>
> Cyndi
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Zemuly Sanders
> Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2007 7:27 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] pet rescue
>
> One of these days I might just get to adopt an animal.  To date mine
> have
> always adopted me.  The last time I thought about adopting a small dog
> Otis
> showed up.  He weighed about 7 pounds when he arrived (at 10 weeks); at
> 2
> years he's up to 70 pounds.
> zem
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, November 26, 2007 9:58 AM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] pet rescue
>
>
> >I have tremendous sympathy for what the real rescue organizations go
> > through in finding and taking care of their animals, but I prefer
> > adopting from the animal shelter. There is certainly more risk there
> but
> > I object to giving my life history, financial info and references to
> > people I don't know in order to adopt a dog.
> >
> > Cyndi
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of Kitty
> > Sent: Friday, November 23, 2007 7:31 AM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: [CHAT] pet rescue
> >
> > There was an article in our paper not long ago about choosing a dog.
> > The
> > author cautioned against using breed-specific rescuers because they
> > might be
> > profiting from their mission.  This prompted a letter to the editor
> from
> > a
> > rescuer that detailing the huge amounts they spend on each rescue and
> > that
> > they make absolutely no profit.  Today's letter was from the local
> > animal
> > control facility which had given the original information to the
> author
> > of
> > the article. Their PR person wanted to clarify what she'd said.  She
> > praised
> > genuine rescue groups wholeheartedly, but explained, "What I conveyed
> to
> >
> > [the author] is that there are now some groups posing as rescues.  In
> > actuality, they make a profit on the sale of the dogs and they take
> > advantage of unsuspecting consuers, donors, and businesses.  Our
> > director
> > recently contacted the AG's office to discuss concerns that reputable
> > rescues were potentially being hurt by buy-sell operations posing as
> > rescue
> > groups.  The AG confirmed not only that trend in IN but an even larger
> > movement for dealers and puppy mills to register as non-profit
> > organizations."
> > She then went on to suggest reading "When is a Rescue not a Rescue?"
> at
> > http://tinyurl.com/ywdnhf
> >
> > Thought some of you might be interested.
> >
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Zone 5
> >
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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  • References:
    • pet rescue
      • From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
    • RE: pet rescue
      • From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
    • Re: pet rescue
      • From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zemuly@comcast.net>
    • RE: pet rescue
      • From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>

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