Land of the Free? Home of the Brave—the brave
chained dogs, who continue to survive despite horrific circumstances,
sometimes little to no food or water, and forget love and
attention! Those are not 'necessities' to some Americans.
remember talking to a British woman, who really cracked
me up! She told me she reported a neighbor who had a chained
dog to AC, and instead of telling HIM to take care of his
dog, the AC officer acted like SHE was the bad guy. I laughed
and told her that's all too common, unfortunately. She said,
'It's not fair...HE mistreats
his dog, and so I can't sleep
at night! Tell me, how is that fair?'
she's right! It's not fair; we have to put a stop to allowing
it to go on. We must refuse to be bullied by AC officers
unwilling to at least treat us with the respect we deserve
also pointed out that America is lagging very far behind
Europe in it's animal care. Tell me something I DIDN'T know!"
from DDB Supporter: "Hi, I just wanted to let you know
that not all AC officers are like that....I am an AC officer
and I belong to this site, have ordered lots of items and
give donations. I am also trying to get a no chaining ordinance
passed in my county. My director actually calls it the "Judi
law". Please don't lump us all into one category because
what I have found is that the majority of us do this because
of our love for animals."—Regards, Judi Coppola,
Animal Enforcement Officer Brevard County (Melbourne) Fl
right, and whenever I meet an officer like her, I'm thrilled
and touched. Kudos to those of you working hard for these
guys! (I know you aren't all like that...unfortunately,
we usually hear only about the bad ones.)
animals deserve our caring respect, and a dog has emotional
and physical needs that must be met.
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