Confirmed victory
Petitioning Honorable Judge Chris Ninomiya, Dickinson County, Michigan

SAVE ROXY: Honorable Judge Chris Ninomiya, Dickinson County, MI - Let Roxy Live!

Roxy, a female pittbull mix, bit a neighbor while agitated, pregnant, and exceedingly uncomfortable in 90+ degree weather.  Roxy was also under duress as her owner was agitated during a confrontation with a neighbor and the police [NOTE:  The conflict may have happened AFTER the bite.  I have been told two different stories.]. The person who was bitten does NOT want Roxy destroyed, but the responding officer, who is not an animal behaviorist, determined that Roxy is "aggressive" and a threat to people. [Second NOTE: I have been told that the officer HAD to label Roxy aggressive according to the wording of the ordinance.] Roxy has since had her puppies (seven husky/pitt mixes) and has been videotaped meeting all kinds of people with wagging tail and kisses.  All of the shelter staff feel that she is not a threat, including at least one who is a certified animal evaluator.  Judge Ninomiya has never even met the dog.  This is a severe miscarriage of justice and arbitrary.  Other dogs who have bitten people have NOT been ordered destroyed.  Roxy should be given another chance.  PLEASE sign and SHARE!

Video of Roxy:

Letter to
Honorable Judge Chris Ninomiya, Dickinson County, Michigan
Vacate the order to destroy the pittbull mix known as Roxy, currently housed at the Almost Home Animal Shelter. Give her another chance.

Emily Ritsema started this petition with a single signature, and won with 10,492 supporters. Start a petition to change something you care about.