Petition to Red Bluff Police Department, Kyle Sanders, Crimetips@rbpd.org
Justice for Red Bluff St Bernards, killed by officers
Today Red Bluff police shot and killed a friendly innocent St. Bernard. And shot and wounded a second one who is currently in critical condition at Valley Oak in Chico Ca. These police officers allegedly pulled on scene after aggressive dog reports and just shot them. Please contact Red Bluff Police in CA and voice your opinion or sign the petition. This needs to stop, the police need to be held accountable for shooting before checking facts.
Petition to Legistlative assembly of South Australia, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), RSPCA South Australia
Pablos pledge (no more puppies in pet shops
Pet shops in South Australia are currently legally allowed to sell puppies. New legislation regarding their welfare comes into effect in 2018. This process won’t stop pet shop puppy sales and its doubtable all husbandry and welfare issue relating to pet shop puppies will be appropriately managed or adequately overseen.There are numerous areas of concern with regard to pet shop puppies.1. these puppies often come from largescale puppy farm setups, where they are subjected to horrendous conditions, kennelled in dirty decrepit small pens with inadequate food and shelter and no social interaction or Veterinary care. Sadly for the sole purpose of making money.2. Pet shops are hardly a better environment for pups as young as 6 weeks old, again kept in small glass boxes with nothing but shredded paper and a bowl of water. While passer byes poke and prod at the glass, tormenting these already fragile animals causing health and social issues.3. At this critical learning period of their lives they should be with their mother getting the nutrients they need and learning good behaviours from their mum, siblings and responsible educated breeders.‘4. The pups are advertised and sold as a trending easy-care “popular breed” and sent to unsuspecting homes with false misleading information about their care requirements. Leading to ownership problems and with them ending up unwanted and dumped in shelters waiting on death row. I am calling on local and state government to legislate and stop the trade of puppies and kittens in pet shops. Thereby stifling the puppy farm/millers easy outlet to offload their "stock" and reducing the burden on the pounds and rescue centres when unsuspecting purchasers relinquish unsuitable pups to them. PABLOS STORYAfter seeing pictures and reading a story on social media about a pup being separated from his litter mates in a small pen for playing too rough I decided to investigate a little further.I was initially drawn in by the story as the pictured pooch looked suspiciously like a breed I am very familiar with, the Murray River Retriever. The MRR are a highly active medium to heavy shedding gundog very similar to the American and Springer Spaniels. A far cry from the low shedding, hypoallergenic low activity level Labrador x Miniature Poodle they were advertising him as.I visited the store and asked a number of questions some of which I already knew the answers to. If the pet shop had of known what I knew I suspect they would have answered very differently. I received the following answers: that the puppies were low shedding, hypoallergenic and not overly active. I was given the pups date of birth and told they were born in the Riverland. When I asked if I could have the breeders contact details this was denied.After all of this I asked if I could take a look at the pups and hold them this is when I became certain they were in fact Murray River Retrievers as first suspected. But more alarmingly I became aware of the poor physical condition they were in. They were under fed, highly stressed, ears full of gunk and their bodies completely covered in little scabs hidden under their patchy fur.I left the pet shop and fed this information I had found back to an association I am a member of. As I typed information about these puppies I became more and more upset and determined to get these pups out of this horrible situation.Emotionally charged I went back to the pet shop not sure what I was going to do. I told the sales girl I wanted to buy the most aggressive pup. She promptly took him out and placed him in my arms walking me to the counter. Again another irresponsible act, there was no screening in the selection process whatsoever. For all they knew I could have been a part of a dog fighting ring. This upset me further, I promptly left the shop with the pup tucked under my arm sternly telling them the reasons I was taking him and why I would not pay them.I got the pup home and he was a shattered puppy, skinny, frightened, covered in little sores and hiding behind any little bit of furniture he could find. The next 2 weeks were spent feeding him several times a day showing him the love and support he so desperately needed and slowly nursing him back to health. He was taken to the vet after a week where he was health checked vaccinated microchipped and wormed. The vet advised us the sores were caused by either stress or poor nutrition or perhaps a combination of both. We named the pup Pablo.Pablo is now doing exceptionally well given his sad beginning. His fur is still a little thin and patchy but he is now a chubby little pup, his skin is scab free , he is no longer wary and he is socialising appropriately with my 3 other dogs Matilda, Coco, & Ollie.After talking with the association I have been informed that they coordinated the rescue of his 2 remaining siblings.Unfortunately not all stories have a happy ending like this one; let’s stop the rotten puppy farming and Pet shop sales practices in South Australia aligning with other Australian States and Territories. I strongly believe that puppy farming and pet shops have a major role in the unwanted pet population problems existing in South Australia.Please sign my petition if you agree. With thanks.
Petition to Mike Baird, Gladys Berejiklian
Ban greyhound racing
Greyhounds' are being treated poorly in the industry of racing. In fact, only 1 out of 10 will survive it's training and racing during it's short lived 4 and a half year life. The average life of a greyhound is 12 years. We need to get Mike Baird to take back his refusal to put a stop to the terrible business of greyhound racing.
Petition to Bulgarian authorities
Show your support for Rudozem Street Dog Rescue achieving shelter registration in Bulgaria
Please show your support for Rudozem Street Dog Rescue (RSDR) and how important it is for RSDR to be granted Shelter registration to government officials so RSDR can continue to send dogs and cats for adoption and therefore rescue more animals from the streets. The number of dogs on the streets in Rudozem is ever increasing since February when we were stopped from doing adoption trips. The shelter is over crowded with over 250 animals, and we explain that to people but still have dogs tied to the fence or pups dumped outside the yard. Winter is here and we will soon have snow. All we can do for the dogs and cats on the streets is make sure they get fed. Please sign our petition to show your support. BULGARIAN TRANSLATION Моля, покажете подкрепата си за "Рудозем Стрийт Дог Рескю " и колко е важно за "РСДР" да бъде предоставена регистрацията на приюта от държавните служители, така че "РСДР" да може да продължи да изпраща кучета и котки за осиновяване и следователно да спасява повече животни от улиците. DUTCH TRANSLATION Laat alsjeblieft zien dat je RSDR steunt en dat het heel belangrijk is voor RSDR dat het asiel officieel geregistreerd word door de autoriteiten. Op die manier kan RSDR weer dieren laten adopteren en meer dieren van de straat redden. Het aantal dieren op straat in Rudozem neemt alleen maar toe sinds we in februari gedwongen zijn te stoppen met de adoptieritten. Het asiel is overvol met meer dan 250 dieren en dat leggen we iedereen uit, maar toch worden er dieren aan ons hek vastgebonden of gedumpt rondom het terrein. De winter is begonnen en het zal snel gaan sneeuwen. Alles wat we nu kunnen doen voor de honden en katten op straat is ze voeren. Teken alsjeblieft onze petitie en laat zo je steun zien. ------------------- For shelter updates please go to https://www.youcaring.com/saveourshelter The story: Rudozem Street Dog Rescue (RSDR) has been a registered non-profit foundation since 2009 and have been TRACES registered since 2014. We have adopted thousands of animals since 2009 to the UK, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany and the United States. All of our animals must be transported by TRACES commercial imports/exports which is part of EU law, and is required for any animal with a transfer of ownership being transported from one country to another in the EU. Rescue animals go under this category and any adopted animals must be transported with a TRACES export certificate which is then validated by Authorities. At the end of January 2017, RSDR applied for TRACES export certificates for adopted animals that were due to leave on an adoption transport in February. The authorities refused to issue certificates due to a Bulgarian law being passed stating that animals rescued from the streets could only be adopted to other countries from a registered shelter. RSDR have been renovating a building purchased in 2010, for the last 7 years. This building we use to house our animals that are rescued. This building however is not registered as a shelter, even though RSDR is a registered foundation. This new law is a Bulgarian government law independent of European TRACES transport law. Since then we have been working very hard to get registration so that we can start sending adopted dogs and cats to other countries again. It has been a very stressful time and we have had to deal with complaints that despite all our efforts the shelter might be too close to other buildings for registration to be granted. Since 2009 when Rudozem Street Dog Rescue first achieved charity status, we have rescued thousands of street dogs and they have been adopted in other countries. We have done everything we can to follow things legally so we do not put the foundation, and our animals at risk.Our best chance at this current stage is trying to achieve shelter registration and RSDR are fighting to get this, even if we have to relocate and build another shelter, so our animals can be adopted and we can continue to save others from the streets. Rudozem Street Dog Rescue (RSDR)Foundation No. 175647065Rudozem, Smolian, Bulgariastreetdogrescue@gmail.comwww.streetdogrescue.com
Petition to Toowoomba Regional Council
We need better training of Toowoomba pound staff to identify pets SEX to save pets lives
I want cats and dogs impounded at the pound to be accurately described on the website and over the phone. This is in Maxwell's name as he was PTS according to owner because information about his distinguishing marks was not given on the website or over the phone. Many owners are being told their pet is not there only to go in and see they are. Unidentified animals should be given FIVE working days to be reunited like identified (microchipped etc)... especially if a lot of data was wiped. Give the animals 2 extra days... surely they are worth that. And when the owner is reunited they would have to pay for the extra few days so at $20 sustenance fee each day... $40 extra per animal should more than pay for the cost of saving the animals life.
Petition to Daryl Hitzman, allan sutherland, Mark Ryan, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Jacklyn (Jackie) Trad, Mark Furner, Yvette D'Ath, Stirling Hinchliff, Coralee O’Rourke, Deborah (Deb) Frecklington, Timothy (Tim) Mander, Dale Last, Rosslyn (Ros) Bates, Andrew Powell, Dr Steven Miles
Save Hank from being euthanized by Moreton Bay Regional Council
See more on Hank's story (in more details!) and what else you can do to support him at: https://savehanktheneomastiff.com/ or his Supporters Page on FacebookReplay live video from the recent Walk for Hank on 13 January 2018 to hear from Hank's owners and the initial Investigating Officer who continues to support and advocate for Hank's release to this day. Hank's Story, the Injustice and His Suffering A person (child) was injured after an accident involving Hank, the Neo Mastiff. All witnesses, including the child's mother agreed it was an accident. Whether anybody thought that the injury was deliberate or not, Hank the dog was processed under the guidelines of the AMCDA 2008 Qld and was declared dangerous. Photos and medical reports were made available to Moreton Bay Regional Council (MBRC) at that time for the investigation and this was used when forming their decision that declaring him regulated was sufficient to manage community risk. Hank’s owners complied with the conditions attached to that declaration, confirmed by Moreton Bay Regional Council on multiple occasions, with all the regulations provided for a regulated dog. Except for his desexing, because of confusion over the dates that was required to occur, full compliance was maintained and confirmed as successful by Council over a number of months. Whilst the declaration and appeals process was occurring, the mother of the child was happy for her daughter, and herself, to visit on many occasions after the incident and with many more witnesses too...all with Hank present. It wasn’t until after a fall out with Hank's family and the rest of the neighbourhood that the mother went to a local state politician who contacted two Councillors and attempted to contact the Mayor and following that, the dog was seized and a destruction order issued. His seizure and destruction order (May 2017) occurred many months after the accident (October 2016), long after Hank's conditions were authorised and compliance with those conditions, confirmed. Another fact that also remains is that MBRC were willing to put an offer on the table during mediation to have the dog returned home in December 2017, after Hank had been incarcerated for 7 months at that stage. That offer was withdrawn at the last moment by Council, just before signing off, when Council notified the mother who was very vocal about her dissatisfaction. Due to an interference of local state politicians to change a local government decision from dangerous dog to a destruction order in a case of double jeopardy which is an abuse of power and an abuse of process. Killing a dog for failure to desex when the due date was of so much confusion even to their own Compliance department, to hide the real political influence that caused this interference of process, is unacceptable to the public and is not conducive to protecting a community generally. What Hank's Family Are Asking Local Councillors of Moreton Bay Regional Council and other external parties caused Hank's permit to be unfairly revoked. Hank's family are now asking for Members of Parliament to step in and reinstate Hank's approved conditions, his release and especially urgent and immediate access to adequate medical care and housing. Specifically: Immediate access and contact to Hank by their vet to independently assess his current condition and provide all necessary treatment without interference or restriction; and Immediate relaxation of the unreasonable visiting hour limitations in place for Hank's family to include access on weekends, and as frequently as they are able to attend; and The reinstatement urgently of the original conditions as allowed and approved prior to Hank's seizure on 23 May 2017, allowing him to promptly and without unnecessary delay to return home; and Furthermore, the requirement for Moreton Bay Regional Council to commit to a review of their internal processes and policies in relation its staff and representatives’ training, compliance and administration of the AM Act. And, to further review accordingly any associated Local Laws, in conjunction with consultation of the local Community and respective animal welfare bodies which is an issue relevant to all pet owners. Please do not waste a moment in supporting HankTo assist, please urgently: Sign the Petition here on Change.org.au Like the Facebook Page to follow updates at Save Hank the Neo Mastiff (watch the videos there from the Walk for Hank from 13/1/18 attended by Hank's family, also supported by the attendance of the original Investigating Officer) Donate via the GoFundMe page or for bank details for direct deposit, go here. Follow the Instagram page for Hank's supporters @savehanktheneomastiff Follow on Twitter and tweet your support! Share Hank’s story with other community groups, friends and family who ma also wish to join in support. Let’s not allow Hank to waste away and be forgotten but instead be his voice and the voice for other innocents.
Petition to Lord Mayor Councillor Gordon Bradbery AM, Councillor Tania Brown, Councillor David Brown - Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillor Cath Blakey
Build a fully fenced dog park in Wollongong
Wollongong is a beautiful and thriving city, with thousands of households owning pets - particularly dogs. Residents owning dogs want to be able to have and access a large, fully fenced and off-lead dog park in Wollongong where dogs can exercise and socialise, and where the community can get together to enjoy the outdoors and their dogs. We are lucky to have some beautiful dog beaches, however some of them are not easily accessible by all members of the public or have restricted timed access, and none of them are enclosed. Having an enclosed space provides a safe and clean environment for well-behaved dogs to interact, play and exercise without annoying people or endangering wildlife. Many other councils have fully fenced dog parks, some of which have a smaller population than Wollongong. Given the size of Wollongong, its growth and the number of dogs, it is time to build such a park.
Petition to Australian Parliament, Stirling Griff
Protect our pets: food regulations now!
Imagine taking your dog to the vet, sick and in pain, only to be told the food you’d given him will soon kill him? That’s exactly what happened with my darling Vincent. I thought I was feeding him quality food, but the Dog Food I was giving him was destroying his body from the inside out. Why are there no food safety regulations for the food we give our pets? It gets worse: the global company knew their food made nine police dogs seriously sick in December, but didn’t recall the dangerous product until months later. During this time I was continuing to feed Vincent and Mabel this food. How many more dogs got sick during that time including our beautiful Mabel? And it’s not just that dog food – pet owners across Australia have been finding mould or plastic throughout their pet food. There are currently no laws protecting our pets from harmful food, and these global pet food companies seem to only care about their profit. Vincent was magnificent. He was healthy, happy and full of life. In the two weeks before he died, he lost 20kgs. He’d stand at his water bowl and just look up at me as if he knew he couldn’t swallow. I’m urgently calling on the Australian government to introduce regulations that would ensure the food we give our beloved pets is safe for them to eat. Please join my campaign and help make sure no pet owner is misled into feeding their beloved companion food that will hurt them. Don’t let this happen again, next time it could be one of your pets.