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Old May 18th, 2010, 07:58 AM
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Nice comment from OSPCA...'only 100 animals PTS'. ONLY... that 'only' is a heck of alot.

If 'ONLY' they reached out to the public and the rescues for help...if only.
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Old May 18th, 2010, 03:54 PM
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BenMax,I totally agree,what absolute morons
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Old July 19th, 2010, 12:43 PM
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Copy of a letter to potential donors

In this letter, they admit in different wording that they were going to kill healthy animals

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Also note that Tanya Firmage is no longer Acting Director of Animal Care but now the Director....Thank dawg she isn't caring for my family of furries.
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Old July 19th, 2010, 01:51 PM
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I agree complete and utter morons. I am glad like Chris said they are not caring for my furkid
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Old July 19th, 2010, 02:09 PM
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Yup, I agree, Chris. These are healthy animals that needed some vet care to become adoptable.

Thanks for posting the letter.
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Old July 19th, 2010, 03:00 PM
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Yup, I agree, Chris. These are healthy animals that needed some vet care to become adoptable.

Thanks for posting the letter.
They didn't need Vet care in the first place, they had no ailments...but checking to make sure they were fine was going to be time consuming and costly......answer to that....kill them all it's quicker.

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Old July 19th, 2010, 04:00 PM
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Chris,I got a letter from them asking if I would consider donating againsince 96 animals are now free of ring-worm.

ALL the animals would have been free of ring-worm if treated,no animal needed to dieIMO and no,they are not getting my money..
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Old October 23rd, 2010, 06:35 PM
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At the Memorial Blessing in Newmarket, Ontario today a table was set up in honour of the 102 animals killed by the OSPCA in May when they announced their dispicable decision.......People haven't forgotten one iota.

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The Newmarket Branch of the OSPCA still remains closed.....the animals continue living in trailers on the property.
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Old October 23rd, 2010, 06:37 PM
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Thank you Chris for posting this. It is so painful to read and remember. Especially right now.
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Old October 23rd, 2010, 06:38 PM
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Thank you so much for posting this Chris, it just breaks my heart and makes me cry
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Old April 7th, 2011, 05:45 PM
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Who would have thunk it would take this long.

FINALLY, the York Region Branch of the OSPCA opened it doors today - It has been closed since May 11th, 2010 due to an alleged ringworm outbreak....which never existed

Very quietly at noon they opened....it is no longer called the York Region Branch of the OSPCA, but something along the lines of the Provincial Education Centre...their capacity for animals in less than half of what it was before
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Old April 7th, 2011, 05:46 PM
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Sad for the animals...
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Old April 7th, 2011, 05:48 PM
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Sooooo...who do they think is picking up the slack in available shelter space. Or did Ontarions just suddenly stop breeding their animals needlessly and dumping them via the consumer chain on the rest of society when they are no longer wanted/ needed?
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Old April 7th, 2011, 06:07 PM
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They have a new program in place called "Meet Your Match".....apparently a higher rate of adoption is achieved
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Old April 7th, 2011, 06:30 PM
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It is now called the Provincial Education and Animal Centre...they are showing 5 cats and 0 dogs for adoption
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Old April 7th, 2011, 06:56 PM
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Meet Your Match? Sounds like Lavalife... I'll google it and find out some more about it before I make up my mind.

No dogs? Soooooooo....where the heck are they?
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Old April 8th, 2011, 11:36 AM
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Meet Your Match? Sounds like Lavalife... I'll google it and find out some more about it before I make up my mind.

An idea of the ASPCA

No dogs? Soooooooo....where the heck are they?
As far as I know they have been shipping them out to other facilities....and the rest
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Old April 8th, 2011, 04:17 PM
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Chris,so they are almost empty,while other shelters are filled to the limit and more
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The Meet Your Match program is used here the Hamilton SPCA (with whom I've adopted from and volunteer for over a decade now), with great success, for both cats and dogs. It has reduced the number of adoption returns, long term stayers and impulse adoptions by matching people with the right pet.
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Old April 11th, 2011, 11:04 AM
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Hopefully they get it right then......I've read about the success of it in the US. Although I really think that they could have turned to following Bill Bruce's method instead of hopping over the border.
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Old June 4th, 2011, 05:51 AM
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Sadly a report was in our newspaper today that read that there in fact was NO RINGWORM outbreak and that these poor animals lost their lives due to incompetance. It indicated that they jumped to conclusions about the outbreak and failed to complete further laboratory testing to confirm it.

The toal number of animlas euthanized was 57. How heartbreaking.

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Thats what was on the news I hope they take that vets licence away, poor babies...
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Old June 4th, 2011, 04:04 PM
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I read it in the Star,it's a good thing people and the media got a hold of this.or all of the animals would have been killed.
57 is still a lot of innocent lives lost
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