Stop euthanizing pit bulls without giving them a chance at life!
  • Petitioned Washington County SPCA

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Washington County SPCA

Stop euthanizing pit bulls without giving them a chance at life!

    1. Tori Riley
    2. Petition by

      Tori Riley

      Bartlesville, OK

Our local animal shelter claims their mission is to "protect the welfare of the animals we come in contact with, and to promote the humane treatment and well being of these animals." (www.wcspca.org) That is a lie. The pittie pups that are taken there will never get a chance at life! They are euthanized within 3 days of arrival whether they can pass a temperment test or not. They are never given the chance to find their forever home. Even if someone from the public wants to adopt them, they will tell you no. They say it is because of random attacks around this area that were by pit bulls. Why punish the breed for an owner's stupidity? Why put to death thousands of innocent pups who did nothing wrong to begin with, all because of the bad actions of others? *Fact- human aggression was bred out of pit bulls years ago. *Fact- pit bulls score higher on a temperment test than border collies. Please sign and share this petition so we can take a stand and make a change for them!

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    1. Link to State Laws

      Tori Riley
      Petition Organizer

      Here is the link that includes all the state laws concerning animals in the U.S. Oklahoma, along with 11 other states, have banned BSL from being put into effect in their areas! (Also, 1,025 signatures! Woohoo!)

    2. Reached 1,000 signatures
    3. Signature Count

      Tori Riley
      Petition Organizer

      982!! Almost there! Starting to wonder if we can surpass 1,000..??

    4. Signature Count

      Tori Riley
      Petition Organizer

      We are at 964! Just a few more til we reach 1,000!!!

    5. Signature Count

      Tori Riley
      Petition Organizer

      We are at 927 so far! We CAN make it to 1,000!! Thank you all!

    6. Signature Count

      Tori Riley
      Petition Organizer

      875!! Wow! I really hope we can make it to 1,000!! Please share with your family and friends! Thank you for all your support!

    7. Reached 750 signatures
    8. Signature Count

      Tori Riley
      Petition Organizer

      We are up to 709 signatures and still open for more! Wow! Way to go, everyone! Thank you for the support!

    9. Petition Closing Update

      Tori Riley
      Petition Organizer

      Due to a recent request from a supporter, I am keeping the petition open for now. I am also working with a group of people who all want to make a change at the WCSPCA, and they have representatives of the city who can help us! Here's to hoping we make a difference!

    10. I will be closing the petition tomorrow (Wednesday, July 11th, 2012).

      Tori Riley
      Petition Organizer

      Thank you all for your support, signatures, and comments! Hopefully, we make a difference in the lives of these innocent dogs!

    11. Reached 500 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Kimberly Frey BARTLESVILLE, OK
      • almost 2 years ago

      Our Pit is the most amazing little girl ever.. She loves her kids and sleep with them every night.... She wold never hurt anyone. The bad owner should be punished not the dog.

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    • Honour Leigh CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Stop discriminating against pit bulls. All healthy pups have a right to their lives. Stop killing because you CAN. Killing is taking a life. It's immoral, and it's murder.

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    • Sharon Frey BARNSDALL, OK
      • almost 2 years ago

      My sons have rescued 8 beautiful, loving pit bulls and they have 5 kids. None of us have ever been bitten.

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    • Rose Phillips PHILMONT, NY
      • almost 2 years ago

      Pit Bulls are fine. People need to change.

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    • James Robinson CLAREMORE, OK
      • almost 2 years ago

      A proud owner of a very loyal & family pet that happens to be a "pit"bull. It is not the breed thats mean, its the owners who MAKE their dog mean.

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