Stop the killing and unjustified disposal of healthy dogs.
  • Petitioned Rochester Animal Control in Rochester, NY

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Rochester Animal Control in Rochester, NY

Stop the killing and unjustified disposal of healthy dogs.

    1. Maria Infield
    2. Petition by

      Maria Infield

      Rochester, NY

Last year alone, the Rochester Animal Control organization euthanized over 1,000 pit bulls. The organization disposes the healthy young and old dogs into garbage bags, puts them in freezers and then dumps them in landfills.

Changing this horrific reality is everyone's responsibility. The government is not doing it.

These dogs were not asked to be brought into the world. Please help them have a voice by signing this petition today!

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    1. Reached 1,000 signatures
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      Maria Infield
      Petition Organizer

      Educating our communities on this sad reality is key! Please keep spreading the word!!

    3. Reached 750 signatures

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    Reasons for signing

    • Bet McCoy ROCHESTER, NY
      • over 2 years ago

      I am a city resident, and I want the city to be more humane and liveable for animals. This is necessary groundwork for the city to be more humane and liveable for human beings.

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    • Rachel Zeigler ROCHESTER, NY
      • over 2 years ago

      Pitbulls are sweet dogs. It is always posiible in a pound to analyze a dog for behavioral ticks, such as fearfulness, or aggression of various sorts and then determine whether they would be suitable as a familypet, or only for a single person etc.. Many dogs just need to be socialized.I don't believe the dogs should be blamed enmass for their bad reputation.

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    • aaron strout ROCHESTER, NY
      • over 2 years ago

      As the owner of two rescued pitts who are sweet, gentle & intelligent dogs…I am tired of seeing these dogs get a bad rap due to bad people and the ignorance of people that haven’t even had any experience owning this breed of dog. I am also extremely disappointed with how they are being negatively portrayed by media just to create some sort of sensationalism or because of the journalists lack of knowledge.

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    • Barbara Lohmaier ROCHESTER, NY
      • over 2 years ago

      I recused my pitbull mix from RAC a few months ago. Even though he came from a bad situation, he's a sweet dog who just needed a good home. Give them a chance to find one.

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    • Gail Conley KENDALL, NY
      • over 2 years ago

      to save the unjustly accused pit.

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