Category Archives: No Kill

Delaware Humane Killing Healthy Dogs?

How awful to hear that Delaware Humane Association has killed several healthy dogs after making a statement in 2012 that they had never intended to kill any dogs.  At that time, No Kill Delaware had received documents and reports from numerous sources … Continue reading

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Safe Haven’s Failure Does Not “Prove” Anything About No Kill or CAPA

When Pan Am went bankrupt, did anyone argue that the airline business could not succeed? Of course not. Everyone knew it was one company that failed, not the whole industry. That is the same with Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary.  It … Continue reading

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FOIA Response from Department of Agriculture on Safe Haven 19

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Who Decided to Kill the Safe Haven 19: ASPCA or the Safe Haven Board?

The ASPCA says the decision to kill 19 dogs at Safe Haven was made by SH Board members Lynn Lofthouse and Beth West.  Is that the truth? Citizens have asked for an investigation of whether there was a violation of Section 804 Euthanasia of the Shelter … Continue reading

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Marcus, Pirate, Grayson of the Safe Haven 19 – Not Aggressive

I am asking anyone who met any of 19 Safe Haven dogs who were killed to testify as to whether or not the dogs were aggressive.”   I will be posting these stories as I receive them to document that these dogs were not … Continue reading

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The Wilmington Vigil for the Safe Haven 19

Kristen Ford, who works at Faithful Friends, organized a vigil for the Safe Haven 19 in Wilmington on the same night as the Lewes vigil.  That kind of solidarity among No Kill advocates is wonderful.  And of course, Faithful Friends rescued … Continue reading

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Karli Swope’s Speech at Lewes Vigil for Safe Haven 19

It is good to see so many gathered here to pay tribute to the 19 dogs that were lost and celebrates the lives of those that were able to be saved.  As I look around, I see many familiar faces.  … Continue reading

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Candlelight Vigils for the 19 Dogs Murdered by Safe Haven and ASPCA

UPDATE 2: The third vigil is on Sunday, November 24 at 5 pm in Bicentennial Park in Milford. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/198672626987676/ UPDATE:  A second vigil is also on Wednesday at 6 pm at Concord Pet, 1720 Faulkland Rd, Wilmington.  An invitation to … Continue reading

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In Search of a Single Man For Phillip

 UPDATE: Phillip was adopted 3 days after this blog was published.  I don’t know whether it was a single man or not.  I want to thank 196 people who shared his story on Facebook.  I really believe it made a difference.  … Continue reading

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Saving Tigger

Lisa, a community cat caretaker in Smryna, heard Tigger crying in her hedge for three weeks.  She couldn’t get anyone to help her trap Tigger and get him to a vet. Lisa has limited income, as is often the case … Continue reading

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