Save Two Canadian Rottweilers from euthanasia!
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Petitioning Mayor Malcolm Brodie - Richmond - British Columbia
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Published on January 16, 2014 @ 13:14 h
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Published on January 16, 2014 @ 13:06 h
Authorities in Richmond, British Columbia, want to
euthanize two eight-year-old rottweiler dogs that participated in a small
nipping incident in October 2013. The two dogs – Axle and Paris – somehow escaped from their backyard and
starting wandering across city streets. Being terribly afraid, one of the dogs
nipped at the leg of a construction worker, leaving him with a small bruise.
Authorities have seized the dogs and inexplicably demanded their euthanasia. It is the first time the dogs have even wandered
without their owners, let alone to bite someone. The owners have pledged to
build a bigger fence to surround the property and vowed to euthanize the dogs
themselves should other similar incidents occur.
The city is due to hold the dogs until April. Owners
have not been able to visit them. A judge will decide whether the dogs will get
to live another day.
We believe destroying them is not an option. We should
focus instead on rehabilitation and behavioral training. Even the worker who
got bit believes the sentence is way too harsh and does not even hold a grudge
against the dog.Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this petition are those of the author (Francesca Baldesarini) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of YouSign.org.Do you love animals? Are you against animal abuse? Then join our Facebook Group: Animal Voices
Published on January 16, 2014 @ 12:54 h
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