I have often said that in order protect animals we must elevate their status as more than “property” I was wrong My perspective is that of an owner who animals were seized unconstitutionally, who arrived at the shelter HOURS later while in the possession of Lori Trask of the Everett Animal Shelter, bleeding from the… Read More Hopefully my thinking is evolving…
DEFENDING ANIMAL LAW OFFENSES IN THE U.S. Protect Your Rights in Cruelty, Neglect & Dangerous Animal Prosecutions & Forfeitures What Every Animal Owner and Defense Attorney Should Know By Jon Squires If this author can prevent cruelty to just one wrongly accused owner-guardian involved in an animal offense prosecution, and/or save just one animal from… Read More GUEST AUTHOR (Jon Squires) DEFENDING ANIMAL LAW OFFENSES IN THE U.S.
I have been getting a lot of search terms along the lines of seized animals being forfeited. Just because the govt has seized your property or animals does NOT give them clear title to them. There is this pesky little sentence in that thing called the U.S. Constitution & in most state Constitutions that says:… Read More What are your rights when your animals are seized?
I have been working on our webpage that goes with this blog & I am adding new info daily. I finally got a scanner/printer/copy machine but we have 6 milk crates full of documents to scan & add, so it has been slow going. I have switched it to chronological order in most cases to… Read More Changes to our page (Taamu V The City of Everett)
Okay we all know I take issues with “rescues” that are run by City & County Shelter employees. The 2 things need to be separated. It is a good chance that if you live in Thurston County if your animals are seized they are going there, to that rescue, that is run by a shelter… Read More Hooved Animal Rescue of Thurston County? What is really going on? ?
Everyone I believe has good intentions. People see the HORRID commercials from ASPCA, HSUS, AHA, & even PETA & they pick up the phone & donate away. What they don’t realize is this HSUS doesn’t have any shelters, they show up with the media & leave when they do. They dump the animals that they… Read More Be a wise consumer The truth about shelters, & animal welfare groups (Part One)