Redemption: The Myth of Pet Overpopulation and the No Kill Revolution in America
Redemption is the story of animal sheltering in the United States, a movement that was born of compassion and then lost its way. It is the story of the 'No Kill' movement, which says we can and must stop the killing. But most of all, it is a story about believing in the community and trusting in the power of compassion.
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Consequently, the "animal control" functions Avanzino saw as antithetical to the
mission of an organization dedicated to advocacy on behalf of animals —
impoundment of vicious animals and city ordinance enforcement (including
ticketing for dog license violations, leash laws, and'poop- er scooper" laws) —
would go back to the city. Because the shelter then being used was owned by the
San Francisco SPCA, the city built a brand new facility, located right next door.
This drastically ...
bold leap, to make a guarantee to save each and every healthy dog and cat on
death row at the city pound. He also wanted to save each and every sick and
injured, but treatable one. The vision was clear and its achievement now within
reach, even though virtually every shelter director and national organization in
the country claimed it was impossible. Avanzino would save all the city's
homeless animals who medically and behaviorally could be saved — no matter
how many there ...
To try to prevent a plan that could potentially save thousands of dogs and cats
annually, at no cost to taxpayers and with no conceivable downsides, would not
only be unpopular, it would be morally indefensible. Avanzino had spent the
previous two decades winning over the goodwill of the people of San Francisco.
The city shelter could count on its allies in the "shelter industry" to oppose the Act
based on arcane arguments, but the twisted logic made no sense to San
Francisco's pet ...
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