A comparative look at shelter and puppy mill dogs.
Former ASPCA CEO Ed Sayres argues that people should ‘shop, not adopt,’ that pet stores protect public safety, that shelter dogs are a threat, and that pit bulls in particular are a bigger danger to Americans than jihadi terrorists.
Ed Sayres, the former president of the ASPCA, has been hired by the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council, an industry lobbying group that supports puppy mills and fights animal protection legislation to curtail the abuse and sale of puppy mill dogs. This news is no surprise.
Today is the three-year anniversary of the ASPCA’s killing of Oreo. Since the ASPCA killed Oreo and then killed Oreo’s Law, legislation which would have made it illegal for NYS shelters to kill animals when rescue groups were willing to save them, 60,858 animals who had an immediate place to go have been killed.