Thursday, September 24, 2009

The Shelter Pet Project from the HSUS

Hooowl All! I just received an email from The Humane Society of the United States about their new campaign hitting the airways beginning today, several humorous, meaningful Public Service Announcements will be hitting the airwaves across the country. Why wait? You can you can watch the commercials now and even find a shelter pet of your own at The Shelter Pet Project's website. Paw Here

Friday, September 18, 2009

Dog Attacker Located Through Facebook

Last Friday, September 11, ASPCA Special Agent Paul Lai arrested New Yorker Donnell Walters for allegedly beating his boyfriend’s dog, a 4½-pound Yorkshire Terrier named Lucy. Lucy’s owner alleges that in late July, a verbal dispute triggered Walters, 22, to assault the tiny canine. He is accused of repeatedly slamming or dropping Lucy to the ground, shattering one of her legs.

When ASPCA Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) began its investigation, Agent Lai had trouble finding Walters. He cleverly used a variety of tools, including Facebook, the popular social networking website, to locate the suspect. Friday’s arrest was made at Walters’ Manhattan workplace; he has been charged with one count of aggravated animal cruelty, which carries a penalty of up to two years in jail...Read More