In the broad spectrum of more government providing shelters with better direction, Delaware is now a state that has been added to good government dog laws. Check out what great strides Governor Jack Markell signed to truly take the shelters in a positive way with many improvements that are now made mandatory by law. http://www.governor.delaware.gov To the left look for “In the News” for the August 6, 2010 Governor’s weekly message. If Delaware can get their laws to protect the incoming animals in the shelters to have vaccines within 8 hours of entrance, why not Eugene, Oregon and others too?
The necessary rules to follow have certainly changed the way an animal will be treated when proper government laws are in place, like Delaware has. Veterinary care will be administered because an exam will be given to a new resident within 72 hours. This alone will cut euthanasia, and might eliminate it altogether.
The “No Kill Advocacy Center” found at: http://www.nokilladvocacycenter.org turns 6 years old and they have accomplished much in that short time. This is the only national organization, actually staffed by people who have successfully succeeded in creating “No Kill” communities. Under their belt of accomplishments to create “No Kill” shelters are: Reno, NV. , Charlotteville, VA. , Shelby County, KY. and New Zealand. As a remarkable example, communities and shelters in California, Indiana, New York, Virginia, Utah, Kentucky are also heading in that “No Kill” direction.
The No Kill Advocacy Center website is set up to accept donations to fund their ongoing work. With the 6 year birthday, they are hoping for a $6 donation to commemorate that milestone. If you agree with their many good government directions, funds can be given by paypal or credit card.
When Eugeneites want to purchase a pure breed dog in the not too distant future, that might be a chore they will not bargain for. Expert, responsible breeders actually are numerous. Talk to locals for the answers to your questions of good caring people breeding and training while they like what they do and treat litters well. http://www.coyotecreekretrievers.com is one award winning place to begin your search. If you prefer to call: 541-485- 7887. The media pulls the videos the largest humane society creates to conjure up that most puppies, everywhere are in the hands of dog haters. Many are not, so the word most is looking at an incorrect tally.
New rules along with better enforcement of those requirements create more pets for adoption and improved conditions until that happens. Keep a watchful eye on senators wanting to make some strides that are healthier for dogs and cats in Greenhill Humane Society in Eugene, Oregon. Courteously contact local officials so they hear your voice. http://www.senate.gov allows you to find any senator in any state. Let them hear from you. Government in shelters can help toward the proper direction for the welfare of the animals that will be temporary in those facilities.