Blog Entries Tagged as euthanasia

  • Aug
  • 17

‘No-Kill’ Horror Stories

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To hear proponents of “no-kill” talk, one would conclude that the only reason why animals in shelters are euthanized is because open-admission shelter workers just haven’t closed their eyes, clicked their heels, and wished hard enough. They hold up so-called “no-kill communities” around the country as “models,” but are these communities really as successful as “no-kill” proponents claim? …

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  • Dec
  • 7

Animals Deserve Good Lives – and Good Deaths

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pp-euth

You might not know me, but I’ll bet you’ve heard of my father, Tony Nicklinson . He became famous for something no one would wish on their worst enemy. A stroke in 2005 left him paralyzed from the neck down, unable to speak, care for himself or live any semblance of the life he once loved. In August, judges …

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  • Aug
  • 4

Could We Please Stop the Name-Calling?

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nokill

As someone who has spent years volunteering at a wonderful open-admission animal shelter , it breaks my heart when people use the term “kill shelters” to refer to shelters that accept every needy animal—no matter how beat up, old, ill, or behaviorally unsound they are—and that have no choice but to give some animals a painless, dignified release through euthanasia.

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