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Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, labs, suffering, environment, protection, AnimalCruelty )

- 2814 days ago -
A gentle senior Dalmatian named Clementine has been imprisoned at Professional Laboratory and Research Services (PLRS) for as long as seven years. According to a PLRS supervisor, the laboratory bought Clementine in 2003 from a notorious animal dealer

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Cher C (1429)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 10:37 am

Cher, You signed on September 9, 2010.


Past Member (0)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 10:44 am
signed and noted,thanks

liz c (827)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 10:46 am
noted and signed. Thank you Cher.

Arielle S (313)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 10:50 am
These people should be charged with animal cruelty - if only I were a judge....

Alicia V (181)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 10:56 am
Arielle you are completely right. Cruel to the highest.

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 11:07 am
Signed, noted. Thanks Cher.

Mack David (100)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 11:22 am

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 11:31 am

ilja c (48)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 12:00 pm
Hura, I signed AGAIN. still small no.of signatures. must come back again.

Laura H (964)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 12:21 pm
Noted and signed. I would sign a billion times to get this poor baby out of that hell hole! How can be people be so CRUEL?! And they live amongst us!! That scares the HELL out of me!!!!!!
I hope all of my comment is there-some of it may have been lost. :(

Laura H (964)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 12:22 pm
My comment made it....
we need MORE SIGNATURES!!!!!!

Thomas b (29)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 12:31 pm
signed 9-9

Tom M (814)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 12:45 pm
Signed, Thanks Cher! :)

Barb K (1688)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 1:09 pm


Vukan Simic (121)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 1:10 pm
Signed, thanks Cher.

Ann Eastman (31)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 1:19 pm
Noted, signed, and appreciated.

Annie Cowling (116)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 1:29 pm
signed, thank-you Cher

. (0)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 1:49 pm
Signed thanks.

Kit B (276)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 1:52 pm
Kit, You signed on September 9, 2010.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Professional Laboratory and Research Services, Inc. (PLRS) (#277)

Laura H (964)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 1:54 pm
Sent to all of my Care2 friends!
I am SO scared that Clementine is going to DIE soon! She has to get out of that f-ing place now!

Cher C (1429)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 1:55 pm

You cannot currently send a star to Laura because you have done so within the last week


Mike M (40)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 1:57 pm
noted signed

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 1:57 pm

Peter B (54)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 2:00 pm
noted signed and shared thanks Cher

. (0)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 2:02 pm
Signed and Noted....Ya Know if I was close to this Facility, I would find a way to RESCUE this beautiful sweet dog from this horrible life. Anyone ever seen the Movie "Beethoven"? Does Anyone know where this facility is? There must be a way to press charges for abuse on this place! This seems like pretty good evidence to me. This really completely sickens me. I would think that Scientists and Researchers were SMART people. But when testing is done on animals for human products, they definitely WON'T get the Right Results. Animal Testing Should be BANNED! I think they should do their Testings on Themselves, they would get more accurate RESULTS! And I am not a scientist, but it doesn't take a degree to figure this out.

. (0)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 2:07 pm
Ok correction for my above statement...., since they make animal products they still need to be SHUT DOWN for the Abuse and Unclean and Inhumane conditions. Who Oversees these places???

Alamzeb Khan (401)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 2:15 pm

Magdalena M (0)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 2:18 pm
Thank you Cher, noted, signed, shared on Facebook.

Liliana D (125)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 2:24 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Cher.

Kristen Campbell (82)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 2:26 pm
signed noted and cross posted.

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 2:27 pm
TUFT Cher, noted, signed, forwarded.
Good job Tippers!

Thursday September 9, 2010, 2:38 pm
noted and signed and hoping Clementine is free soon...and has a loving home for the last part of her life.

Sandy G (35)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 2:39 pm
Gladly and hopefully signed. I wonder if there is something else we could do. Maybe a Dalmatian rescue organization could be of assistance. It's very troubling that the facility has refused to release her. I feel so helpless, surely something can be done.

Matthew Cloner (114)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 2:57 pm
Thanks, Cher, for posting this story. I feel so bad for this poor dog, especially when you consider just how short their lives are. Somebody needs to liberate this poor animal before her life comes to an end. This is completely criminal!

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 2:59 pm
Noted, already signed...thanks Cher

Sandy G (35)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 3:02 pm
I did find a little bit of hopeful news, apparently this lab is being investiugated by the North Carolina attorney general. Here's a link to the story I read:

Mandi T (376)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 3:06 pm
# 345: 3:4 pm, Sep 9, Mandi TT, CA

Thomas C (116)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 3:21 pm
Signed and noted

John Goodspeed (79)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 3:26 pm
Done deal!

Linda G (187)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 3:27 pm
Signed and noted. This gets my little ball of rage going. I'm going to find out who, if anyone, regulates these testing facilities, what sort of regulations they must follow and how we can apply even more pressure to end testing on animals. It is so cruel and unnecessary. I would like to lock the scientist in those cages for three months so they could see what loneliness, open sores, standing in their own urine and who knows what else is like to be endured. Shameful!

Judith C (159)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 3:29 pm

Rebecca Stover (33)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 3:32 pm
Noted, signature #371, tweeted. It breaks my heart to see innocent animals tortured for years in labs like this one. I hope and pray someone can stop them. Thank you so much Cher!

Susan D (116)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 3:36 pm
For some reason I am unable to sign-- my postcode gets flagged up as wrong (its not)-- I tried a US zip-- still flagged as wrong-- then a US city with correct zip-- still no use! have sent a bug report to care2 -- must have happened to others as there is a link on the petition that says, "Trouble signing?" ! This will no doubt explain why there are not many sigs. Come on, care2!

SusanNoMailPls D (30)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 3:37 pm

Patricia Myers (73)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 3:37 pm

Susan D (116)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 3:40 pm

Please take the action, forward to all friends, tweet, post on facebook, and take any other action you may think appropriate... This is horrific.
If you are in the EU, contact your MEP. Thank you.

Original Message from Annie Dillon:


(note-- You may have to copy-paste the link. You can do a search at the top of this page.)


Lynn Christy (64)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 3:40 pm
noted and signed, these things make me so very sad... =(

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 3:55 pm
Signed & shared on Facebook!!! This upsets me greatly!!! :)

Susan D (116)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 3:56 pm
Signed! I hate to be beaten by a computer! I played with the spacing on my postcode and it " let me in"! Thamks Cher

chris b (2474)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 4:10 pm
Noted and signed with a different post code

Eternal G (745)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 4:13 pm

Connor Hocking (29)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 4:21 pm
Thanks for posting! Signed.

Thursday September 9, 2010, 4:48 pm
Signed, noted and thanks!!

Charlie L (47)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 4:53 pm
Thanks. I clicked "sign" but got a message that my signature could not be processed at this time.

. (0)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 5:11 pm
s&n x x

Laurie IS AWAY S (128)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 5:17 pm
Poor thing! Signer # 443

THX for posting, CHER !!! :)

Laverne Wallace (59)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 5:31 pm
signed. Put them in the cage and get the poor dog a good home.

moggy w (119)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 5:37 pm
please see comment by Sandy G.,posted 239pm. Signed, noted that only over 400 people had done so. We should have thousands and thousands. where are all our members? why can't we charge them at least for inhumane conditions?We protest loudly on bullfightig, yet this dog has been tortured for 7 years.Have any animal groups like PETA been contacted? Can we ransom her? I will do whateverI can,but I know very few people,If you have many contacts, please ask them to sign, and suggest what else we can do.

Ginger Geronimo (438)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 5:38 pm

Daniel Harriman-Gisborne (1)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 5:40 pm
Argh! What I would do to give this dog even just a day of the love she deserves. I hope this place gets shut down after the PETA investigation.

Diana Dick (8)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 5:56 pm

Sunny k (47)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 6:16 pm
DAME YOU PEOPLE~~ you people are so heartless with animals!!! What the heck are you guys doing with this innocent dogs??? I don't even know what this PLRS is doing~~~ you people better be SO SHAME OF YOUR SELF!!! I"m wishing this PLRS better shut this down!!!!!!

Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 6:23 pm
Noted, thanks.

Henriette Matthijssen (154)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 6:37 pm
This MUST STOP NOW! Animals do not deserve this cruelty we humans inflict on them for no excuses! This is HELL, PURE HELL for any animals. Seven years, this is like 49 years in human life, How can this still be happening in the 21st century! Stem cell research should be in place & let animals live the lives they were meant too! I pray to God that Clementine will be set free & find a loving home she so desperately deserves. She already did her hell in that place, big times. I signed. thanks Cher.

Pam J (77)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 6:47 pm
Noted and signed. This poor, poor dog. Never a gentle touch or word. I pray she gets rescued. PLRS needs to be shut down forever! All experiments on animals stopped now.

Cheryl Ulrich (110)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 6:47 pm
Signed again and noted ! Also shared on FB .. Moggy W. !! PETA was the one who exposed these BASTARDS !! They have their own petition as well at !! Please everyone , sign that too !!
TY Cher

Thursday September 9, 2010, 6:54 pm

Susan S (187)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 6:55 pm
Signed and noted. I am going to write a letter directly to PLRS about Clementine as it has a lot of impact.

Kathy Chadwell (354)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 7:32 pm
Noted, signed, posted to myspace, FB & twitters. My comment below.
With this all over the internet, wow, looks like animal rights will be camping on your doorsteps soon if you don't allow this poor soul to go to a loving forever home

Now we do have a home for this poor soul if we get her out of there don't we? The poor soul ended up there because nobody cared to begin with. Cherie M is on the mark about direct action if this doesn't work. Just my opinion

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 8:02 pm
Signed for poor Clementine. Emailed the petition onto others. Felt sick reading about her plight....would like to do the same 'experiments' to the heartless, sadistic bastards that are experimenting on her! Poor, poor wee dog!

Cindy C (125)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 8:10 pm
awww poor thing and i have signed it

Anne T (180)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 8:14 pm
Noted, signed and shared! :)

Sharon S (8)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 8:30 pm
Signed and commented on. Animal testing is outdated. It is not necessary anymore. Other ways can be found to do the testing. Hire human volunteers, anmals do not volunteer on their own. This is, again, animal cruelty and needs to be stopped. Thank you for the postings so I could sign the petitions. I kept going and signed a dozen more, with my pithy comments, of course.

Dave Kane (308)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 8:51 pm
Signed from another post . . . Hey -- let's get going with human testing : ) As if that ain't already happening. Just go to the supermarket.

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 9:04 pm
Signed and noted, thanks

Valerie H (133)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 9:06 pm
Thank you.......signed # 563.

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 9:13 pm
Signed and outraged............ LEAVE THIS DOG ALONE!!!!!!!!!!!!! To those COWARDS (and that is what you are) that justify "testing" on an animal......... IF IT IS NOT SAFE FOR HUMAN TESTING, IT IS NOT SAFE FOR ANIMAL TESTING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You spineless F*CKS...... You hide behind the "name" of science to justify you killing of innocent animals......... I'd spend the rest of my life in prison if I had the chance to give those animals justice! Your saving grace is that we never come face to face........... My heart goes out to you "baby".......

Esther W (10)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 9:13 pm
noted, signed--praying for all the suffering animals...

Patricia Hernandez (26)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 9:26 pm
signed thanks

Rhonda Maness (580)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 10:40 pm
Your signature has been delivered to: Professional Laboratory and Research Services, Inc. (PLRS)
Thank you!

Kathy Javens (104)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 10:43 pm
Signed and noted. If it were up to me, every person involved in Clementine`s imprisonment would be fined, jailed , and given a taste of their own medicine. And yes, they would stay imprisoned the same amount of time that they have kept Clementine prisoner. And that is just what she is... A prisoner. I will pray for the poor baby.

Linda G (187)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 11:11 pm
"The Animal Welfare Act was signed into law in 1966. It is the only Federal law in the United States that regulates the treatment of animals in research, exhibition, transport, and by dealers. Other laws, policies, and guidelines may include additional species coverage or specifications for animal care and use, but all refer to the Animal Welfare Act as the minimum acceptable standard. The Act was amended six times (1970, 1976, 1985, 1990, 2002, 2007) and is enforced by the USDA, APHIS, Animal Care agency."

I took the above from the USDA website. We need to also petition the USDA to inspect PLRS and other such facilities and perhaps get the Humane Society involved.

Thursday September 9, 2010, 11:17 pm
S@N with sadness
Thank you


Jane Parker (70)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 11:26 pm

Roseann d (178)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 11:26 pm
To be human is to be humane. These researchers have failed their test. Sounds like it's gainful employment for animal sadists, not research workers.

Melissa McFall (7)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 11:32 pm
In all honesty sometimes I am overwhelmed with causes and organizations asking for money, then you read something like this, I can't imagine the absolute abandonment this poor dog must feel. Looking at my own dog it is hard to imagine anyone being capable of such cruelty.

Michelle E (22)
Thursday September 9, 2010, 11:52 pm

. (3)
Friday September 10, 2010, 12:39 am
B***ards!! Close the place down. Get the authorities in now, and close it down. Have signed Peta petition, and have independently emailed all UK connected companies that have/may have used this labs services to sever connections - politely, acknowledging that now they are aware of the cruelty here, they can not possibly wanted to be linked to it.
Where are the authorities here?
Where are the local animal welfare agencies?
Why is it always so bloody difficult to get the obvious DONE?

. (3)
Friday September 10, 2010, 12:48 am
PLRS Coraspeake North Carolina


if associated companies are aware of this abuse and have deliberately colluded in this behaviour, public need to be made aware, and companies also prosecuted by association

but won't we find someone somewhere - even at authority level - taking a sweetener here? isn't there always?

there is a petition at PETA

gail dair (0)
Friday September 10, 2010, 12:53 am
signed ty

Joy Wong (103)
Friday September 10, 2010, 1:13 am
Noted and signed.

Michael Carney (217)
Friday September 10, 2010, 1:37 am
Signed and noted, with great sadness, and heartache...I don't even know what to say anymore...

marijke philips (34)
Friday September 10, 2010, 1:45 am
Close that place... and please PETA rescue clementine. I feel pain when I read this... Poor baby..

Victoria B (36)
Friday September 10, 2010, 2:01 am
If you watch YouTube 'EARTHLINGS' you will se an item on vivisection and how un-neccesary animal experimentation is. It is generally a waste of lives.

Lena Rehberger (109)
Friday September 10, 2010, 2:11 am
Gladly noted, shared and signed. Thanks ^^

Ness F (211)
Friday September 10, 2010, 3:02 am
Noted & signed with Thanks!

Mandy M (13)
Friday September 10, 2010, 3:06 am
Signed, thank you Cher.

Janet R (38)
Friday September 10, 2010, 4:08 am
Poor sweet dog, I signed the petition. I have been in an email trading contest with a school that still uses dogs for experiments, to see why Americans suddenly have heart attacks. You don't need to test on dogs or any other animals to know that in America, the culprit is junk food eating and no exercise, you can take that to the bank! Where has common sense gone?

Ira M (211)
Friday September 10, 2010, 4:16 am
Signed & noted

Sharon Balloch (127)
Friday September 10, 2010, 4:24 am
I get why some folks turn to violence to free animals... yup ..i get why..

Maria L (25)
Friday September 10, 2010, 5:00 am
noted, signed and shared on FB and Twitter...

Terrie Williams (798)
Friday September 10, 2010, 5:03 am
# 770: 7:3 am, Sep 10, Terrie C. Williams, TX

Denise P (65)
Friday September 10, 2010, 5:11 am
I often wonder how these people sleep at night. They wouldn't treat their own child like this, so why treat someone else's child in such a inhumane way. Just because it's an animal doesn't mean that it has no feelings, and it doesn't need love and care. To me there is no difference between a human child or an animal child, we all bleed, hurt and breathe the same. I'm so sad for this beautiful dog.

Esther Z (94)
Friday September 10, 2010, 5:23 am
Noted and singed.

Carol H (229)
Friday September 10, 2010, 5:24 am
poor baby, signed #777 and noted

gerlinde p (161)
Friday September 10, 2010, 6:15 am
signed thanks

patricia lasek (317)
Friday September 10, 2010, 6:16 am
signed #820

Julie van Niekerk (230)
Friday September 10, 2010, 6:43 am
Disgusting breeder and the research people.

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Friday September 10, 2010, 6:44 am
Research upon ANY animals is SO WRONG!

Friday September 10, 2010, 6:53 am

Cher C (1429)
Friday September 10, 2010, 7:27 am

Thnx so much everyone!!!


Tierney G (381)
Friday September 10, 2010, 7:44 am
Signed and putting on facebook this is horrendous that poor baby how can they!!! Thanks Cher

Charlene S (126)
Friday September 10, 2010, 7:51 am
Signed Peta's petition with my "harsh" words added to the one they compiled and the petition for Clementine. How can these people working in labs sleep at night...........maybe we need to alert ALF, they are certainly capable of getting all of these mistreated babies out and maybe visiting some of these vivisectors at their homes???????????

Lisa K (58)
Friday September 10, 2010, 7:58 am
Cher: Signed and shared on my FB wall with great sadness and greater disgust :(

Heidi L (88)
Friday September 10, 2010, 8:24 am

Charmaine C (177)
Friday September 10, 2010, 10:11 am
I am so sick and tired, weary to the damn bone of signing petition after petition to help rescue and free these innocents from our cruel frankenstinian labs! It just goes on and on unabated! What is it going to take for the emotionally dead to reconnect to reality and pass LAWS, stringent, tough and unbreakable laws to deal with these people! Close these monstrous places down, tear them to the ground afterwards because the energy residue that will be left there will sicken anyone who attempts to stay there. It is the darkest stain on the souls of humanity.

lori c (29)
Friday September 10, 2010, 10:19 am
Gladly signed, if we can save even one animal from this misery it will be worth it, we should be doing testing on prisoners, murderers, animal and child abusers! The prisons are already overcrowded!!!

Mary benbouguettaya (0)
Friday September 10, 2010, 10:27 am
This video actually made my blood boil. My hands are shaking as I type this. What kind of people are capable of doing this to a defenseless animal. They have zero compassion. This is the work of sadistic people. I hope something can be done to stop this. Not necessary for these experiments. God Bless the people that are able to go to these places and film this without going balistic, cause I know I would.

Matthew Cloner (114)
Friday September 10, 2010, 10:47 am
I signed the petition and also posted it on Facebook. In addition to this, I wrote to North Carolina's Gov. Bev Perdue and requested that her office do something about this awful situation. They should shut down that lab right away and find good homes for all the animals they've been abusing all these years. If they want to test their products on anyone, it should be on the owners of that facility!

Maria p (151)
Friday September 10, 2010, 11:24 am
this poor dog needs to get out of that awful place. already signed. I found this so up-setting!!!!

Emily Majors (19)
Friday September 10, 2010, 11:44 am

Kathy Chadwell (354)
Friday September 10, 2010, 11:53 am
Please write North Carolina District Attorney Frank Parrish (who is investigating) in support of prosecuting Professional Laboratory and Research Services Inc. to the fullest extent of the law.

. (0)
Friday September 10, 2010, 12:27 pm
Gladly signed, thanks.

. (0)
Friday September 10, 2010, 12:36 pm
I signed this and I hope who ever tries to hurt these animals ends up dead themsleves wth a LOT OF PAIN BEFORE HAND. ANIMALS ARE NOT DISPOSABLE. PEOPLE MAY BE BUT, ANIMALS ARE NOT

Scarlett P (126)
Friday September 10, 2010, 1:04 pm
What is man without the beasts? If all the beasts were gone, men would die from great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beasts also happens to man. All things are connected. Whatever befalls the earth befalls the children of the earth.

------------ Chief Seattle -------------
Suqwarmish and Duwarmish


Tamila mendoza (177)
Friday September 10, 2010, 1:13 pm
So Cher, How do we get this dog now? I would love to have her.

Pauline Cousins (26)
Friday September 10, 2010, 1:21 pm
I have willing signed and noted thanks Cher,however I signed another link first of which I am 2,827. but by this link I'm no:1, so come on everyone sign both to free Clementine, their are enough of us, if everyone signed they would have to act. These acts of cruelty have to stop nad the government have to stop these people testing on animals now, this cannot be allowed to carry on.

Friday September 10, 2010, 1:40 pm

Lisa P (63)
Friday September 10, 2010, 1:58 pm
Signed!!! TY Cher

Jason Green (235)
Friday September 10, 2010, 1:59 pm
You signed on September 9, 2010.

Jan Garen (86)
Friday September 10, 2010, 2:03 pm
These people who work in labs like this are wicked,evil degenerates. Their unspeakable acts deserve punishments that fit their crimes. Nothing justifies experiments on animals. Who the hell do people think they are that they feel their lives are so important that animals have to be daily tortured and abused for their (very debatable) benefit? They have to be stopped - they won't be prosecuted that's for sure because their work is sanctioned by Governments everywhere. Legalised depravity - just like in the vile Huntingdon Life Science in this country.

Sophia P (162)
Friday September 10, 2010, 2:07 pm

Dalia H (1280)
Friday September 10, 2010, 2:11 pm
# 1,157: 2:9 pm, Sep 10, Dalia Hettfield, CA
Signed and noted my Beloved Cher. Thank You so much for sharing.
Much Love,

virginia l (69)
Friday September 10, 2010, 2:21 pm

Daiane S (11)
Friday September 10, 2010, 2:52 pm
Noted and signed. THANKS!

Andrew Butt (84)
Friday September 10, 2010, 3:01 pm
All animal research is deplorable signed.

Karen B (10)
Friday September 10, 2010, 3:18 pm
This poor, sweet girl. I'm about in tears. I can't imagine how many more like her are out there imprisoned, never knowing a kind and loving hand. Animal research must be banned. People should research on people! ARGH!

Penelope Ryan (178)
Friday September 10, 2010, 3:48 pm
THis unbearable, I want to help her so badly.

Hannah H (98)
Friday September 10, 2010, 4:10 pm
Noted & signed!

JoAnne Perdue (50)
Friday September 10, 2010, 4:13 pm

pj d (57)
Friday September 10, 2010, 5:20 pm
I couldn't see here where I'd signed and forwarded to my friends - I usually always leave a comment when I have taken an action. So now I am. Signed, noted and forwarded.

Sandy G (35)
Friday September 10, 2010, 5:51 pm
Thanks Matthew and Kathy, I've written to both Gov. Perdue and District Attorney Parrish. I'll also send a message to Secretary Vilsak for all the good writing to him will do. I do have some e-mail addresses I can pass along for everyone:

Gov. Beverly Perdue:
D.A. Frank Parrish: Frank.R.Parrish@NCCOURTS.ORG
Sec. Thomas Vilsack:

Hopefully, all of the correspondence will speed their response and save the animals.

Melissah C (389)
Friday September 10, 2010, 6:54 pm

Patricia C (96)
Friday September 10, 2010, 7:50 pm
Noted with sorrow, signed and commented.

Shannon G (9)
Friday September 10, 2010, 8:03 pm
How could they! Absolute monsters! They should be imprisoned for animal cruelty!!!!

Sue L (63)
Friday September 10, 2010, 8:36 pm
This is so sad. I hope they release poor Clementine. I gladly signed the petition.

Kathy Chadwell (354)
Friday September 10, 2010, 9:28 pm
You cannot currently send a star to Sandy G because you have done so within the last week.
Thank you Sandy, we are going to need to be thinking outside the box on this one.

Thelma Sumpter (30)
Friday September 10, 2010, 10:13 pm
signed and noted. Thanks Cher

Ancil S (175)
Friday September 10, 2010, 11:14 pm
Signed and noted and crossposted over to Facebook,Twitter,and MySpace.

James W (257)
Friday September 10, 2010, 11:37 pm
Signed #1361 & noted

Mary Coleman (148)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 12:05 am
absolutely signed and noted. My apologies, because I thought I'd already signed this, but c2 says I didn' there we go. I definitely have now.

Connie Tonna (3)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 12:11 am
signed and noted. Hope this girl gets the chance to k now that there are other people who love animals cos up to now she's only known neglect and ill treatment by us humans.

Margaret Skinner (94)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 12:52 am

sherrie e (147)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:11 am
# 1,382: 3:9 pm, Sep 11, sherrie estes, KY~~I would sign a million more to get her free! God, can't someone get her out of there?

Jocelyn K (56)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:17 am
Noted, Signed with the two comments, plus posted on Face Book asking people to sign & share, thank you for being you Cher. Hugs.

Liliana D (125)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:23 am
Noted and signed, thanks.

Nan B (62)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:30 am
I know a few people they can do reserch on, and it starts with the people that harm our beautiful furry and finned friends...
Signed and passed on...
Hugs Cher

michelle t (41)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:34 am
This is disgusting.Let Clementine go to a for ever caring home!!
Release her scumbags

Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:40 am
I want Clemantine, SOOSOSO badly!!!... I want to give her her own soft sofa to sit in and lovely walks around my farmlet in the sunshine and to give her sooo much love! I am sure you feel the same. As I write this the tears are streaming down my face, the face of that Clemantine will haunt me for days. I wish I could sign one billion signatures and have every facility like this bulldozed down. How CAN this happen in the year 2010? What more can we do??

Kerrie G (116)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:42 am
Signed and noted, thanks.

Genoveva M M (328)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:43 am
Sign and a comment added. I hope we get Clementina out of there, this is horrible. PLEASE FORWARD PETITION!!

Mary C (6)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:52 am
I have a dalmatian. I love her sweet inteligence, silly playfulness, her loveable disposition. I would take Clemantine, if she is released. She' fit in just fine with my spolied, and much adored animals.

Julija M (2)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 2:57 am
noted and signed, hope it helps

Frank Pickens (126)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 3:08 am
Noted and signed. God will repay

liz j (53)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 3:14 am
I signed this several days ago.... We all seem to be missing the point... Absolutely Clementine needs to have her last days in warmth caring and loving environment. BUT the rest of the animals need to be out of there as well. When I watche the video and saw that bitch of a woman dragging the claws of a terrified cat down the wire mesh hopeing the it 'ucking pulled it's claws out as the cat was an '' ''ucking asshole' I almost tried to grab her through my computer. ALL of the animals in that place need out of there NOW.. The place closed down and crimminal action taken against the people who work there for animal abuse. And we do not need an further products tested on another animal.. NOT ONE ... I am so incensed at this. Please those of you in America please please take this further..

Jackie D (7)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 3:28 am
Thanks to Andrea who alerted me to this article. Signed.

Pam F (221)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 3:46 am
Just heartbreaking, for poor Clementine, and ALL animals in these godforsaken hellholes.
Signed, and shared, thanks, Cher, and Andrea.

Saturday September 11, 2010, 4:07 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher and Andrea.

Clare C (6)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 4:33 am
noted and signed - please update us on the progress and when you will release the signatures to the perpetrators.

Patti R (211)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 7:34 am
Thanx Cher Signed and noted.

Mitch Offutt (47)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 7:57 am
Signed and noted, Cher. Just so damned damned wrong.

Mary D (64)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 8:19 am
Signed and noted. Poor baby! I hate people . . .

Mary Marchetti (4)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 8:39 am
I actually wrote my thoughts about this in the comment section of the petition, so I won't repeat them here. I would just be preaching to the choir here, as clearly everyone here is compassionate and has a conscious. Thank you so much for bringing this story to light, and for starting this petition. I pray that it does some good (yes, I pray for both people and animals -- all God's creatures). She looks like a sweet, sweet girl, and I hope she gets to live out her final years in a loving, SAFE environment. Something tells me that she would be a wonderful, loving dog, once she feels safe. I truly think rescued dogs (animals of all types, really) know the difference between their old life and their new one, and are so grateful.

Mary Marchetti (4)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 8:43 am
Just looked back at the petition, as I hadn't noted how close we were to the goal. Almost 500 more signatures than expected (requested 1000, currently 1458), and not all have been accounted for yet. Mine hasn't shown up yet, so I'm sure others haven't as well. Yay! Good work, everyone!

Elisabeth T (0)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 9:30 am
How cruel! Petition signed...hard to believe things like this happen

Leslie Fechtmann (0)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 9:37 am
Thank you for all the support and attention for this lab abuse and Clementine.....and while you are at it, please make PETA answer for their abuse of the THOUSANDS of companion animals they have destroyed without even trying to find them homes...they need to clean up their own house and leave the cleaning of others to In Defense of Animals or Mercy for Animals that actually have a clear record. Love and hugs to you Miss Clementine!

Antonella C (83)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 10:11 am
just signed...

Alison A (244)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 10:12 am
Signed and noted, thanks Cher.

Barbara V (51)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 10:13 am
I will sign gladly. It's mind-boggling to think of how many cats and dogs and other critters are penned up in labs everywhere, going under torture of various kinds just to keep humans healthy--or for inventing things to help humans. It makes me sick. Humans should be in labs contributing this and that for their own good, NOT ANIMALS. If only something could be done about this horrific cruelty!

Anna Borsey (66)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 10:34 am

Twice now I have tried to sign, but the screen changes before I can click on the final sign "button"! Very frustrating! The no of signatures is now at well over 1500 plus, and the goal is 1000. Maybe this is why the software will not permit me to sign?

My personal comment:
This is the most vile abuse! Poor, wretched dog! First an animal dealer buys her from a shelter (!) and then sells her on to this hell hole, this so-called laboratory. SEVEN LONG YEARS of the most horrific neglect and abuse, in conjunction with a complete absence of comfort, kindly attention, gentle handling and not even a soft, fleece to snuggle on! This is ABYSMAL and DESPICABLE!!! As the famous British philosopher Jeremy Bentham wrote in 1789: "The question is not, Can they reason? nor, Can they talk? but, Can they suffer?" Animals imprisoned in laboratories patently obviously DO SUFFER, and it is well past time to put a STOP to this torture FOREVER!

Bruno Moreira (61)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 11:05 am
signed it!!! thanks for this story hopefully we'll put an end to this

Amber Beasley (20)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 12:22 pm
how sad! signed and noted.

pj d (57)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:14 pm

Selma A (44)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:45 pm
When will these people realize that animal experiments are useless and inhumane. I've been an advocate for non animal testing for years. I hope that one day this will end and the animals won't have to suffer in the name of "science".

Sara T (3)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:48 pm
No animal should be exposed to this torture. I'm glad to help the poor girl's cause.

Shrryl m (23)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 3:36 pm
Signed a while back,, lets hope the publicity gets her out of there fast!.. this is just so wrong,, hate those horrible places! grrrr...

Mervi R (74)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 4:08 pm
noted, signed

Irene M (18)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 4:53 pm
This is horrific. I so wish we could rescue this beautiful sad soul. Does anyone have email contact details for this hellhole? Signed. Thank you,Cher.

Shirley S (187)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 8:02 pm
Signed & noted with HORROR.

Christine S (134)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 9:11 pm
I don't even understand how they can get away with her callous mistreatment- it sounds like there are so many blatant examples of abuse. I hope the petition can shake some sense into somebody in charge.

Ruth R (246)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 10:53 pm

Kerstin S (371)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 12:49 am
signed and noted, thank you Cher

Caroline W (1)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 3:29 am
How sad - no dog should have to go through this - signed & noted.

Darlene W (63)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 3:31 am
Asst. Da. make calls! • Elizabeth City, NC 27909 (252) 331-4743 (252 ... NANCY B. LAMB Assistant District Attorney Prosecutor, Pasquotank County

Darlene W (63)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 3:36 am
Helen Sonenshine,President PLRS 215 Brooke Ave.,Norfolk,VA 23510

Professional Laboratory and Research Service AKA Professional Labs,and Professional Laboratory and Research Service of VA is located at 1251 NC Highway 32N Corapeake,NC 27926-9749 phone 252-465-8686

Henry P (171)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 6:06 am
Signed and noted Thanks

Lena Rehberger (109)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 6:25 am
Noted and already signed and shared. Thanks ^^
This is so horrible! I just hope we can free her!!!

Lena Rehberger (109)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 6:30 am
Noted and already signed and shared. Thanks ^^
This is so horrible! I just hope we can free her!!!

Voula Angelakis (156)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 6:39 am
Signed. #1.800

Stephen Hill (633)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 8:36 am
Signed and noted Cher! Thanks for sharing!

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Sunday September 12, 2010, 9:41 am

Agnes G. (0)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 12:27 pm
Are there PLRS Labs all over the country. We just signeda petition against the PLRS Lab in N. Carolina regarding animal abuse. The President of PLRS is Helen Sonenshine in Norfolk Virginia so how many of
these labs are torturing these poor animals and how many PLRS Labs are there and where are they?

Sharon Collins (62)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 2:25 pm
Signed and noted, thank you. Yes typical heartless bastards as always. They go home to their families,(if they have heart enough to have one), they eat, sleep in a warm bed, have a nice warm shower, go for walks in the park in nice sunshine, (heaven forbid) and don't even think twice about the horrors they impose on animals. What I'd give to see them bastards thrown in the same cages and start chemical testing on them! Then if they scream I would tell them to shut up, it is part of their miserable disgusting life. Every single one of them P-O-S. Fully!

Michela M (3964)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 4:56 pm
SIGNED and Noted!! Thanks!! Ciao!! Michela

Valerie S (70)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 6:34 pm
Signed & noted,

Penelope P (222)
Monday September 13, 2010, 12:11 am
signed noted

Catherine Flessen (14)
Monday September 13, 2010, 12:28 am
Noted & signed. I hope they free her soon...

Sandra Lang (32)
Monday September 13, 2010, 4:27 am
My feelings on this subject range from rage to revenge - with all the other emotions in-between! WHY is this facility still being allowed to operate? WHO is responsible for running it? Is there absolutely no law governing this hell hole or legal method available to CLOSE IT DOWN, along with all the other research labs in America, Europe and the UK? Is there perhaps a pressure group that can force their closure? PLEASE animal activists, PLEASE notify me should there be one - I am driven by sheer emotion to join one and apply my own brand of vilification against them! Are these research labs really necessary? NO, NO & NO!!!! They are used as an excuse for maladjusted, subhuman and inhumane subspecies of human abortions to act out their every demonic perversion on helpless animals - the 'workers' (more murderers) at these places should be named and shamed before being tarred and feathered and administered a STALIN-like execution! How could ANYBODY deliberately inflict such pain, misery and suffering on such beautiful creatures? They have to be totally mentally demented and devoid of any form of human emotion - best described as clones and manufactured from amputated rear-ends of diseased back-sides! FREE this poor girl immediately, as well as ALL the other inmates of this prison from hell, or suffer the consequences in silence! I would gladly take part in the torturing and mutilation of these bastards if I could - so please, put that b*tch on the first flight to South Africa (the one who does this to those poor animals). My first action will be to remove her teeth, one by one, WITHOUT any form of anaesthetic, and then .........

Sandra Lang (32)
Monday September 13, 2010, 4:33 am
By the way, I tried to sign the PETA petition - it would not allow me to. Would LOVE to send my thoughts and feelings on this subject to those in charge!!!

milca V (79)
Monday September 13, 2010, 6:24 am
noted, signed!

Maria P (100)
Monday September 13, 2010, 9:15 am
Noted and signed, thank you!

Past Member (0)
Monday September 13, 2010, 12:34 pm
noted and signed.

Andy Morgan (40)
Monday September 13, 2010, 5:31 pm
Noted and signed (and praying).

Karla F (24)
Monday September 13, 2010, 7:16 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks, Cher!

Teri Johnson (21)
Tuesday September 14, 2010, 9:14 pm
Until all humans believe all of us were created equal, this madness will continue. Even with the excellent alternatives, these subhumans will get pleasure from their madness. My heart breaks for all the abused.

Vinnie m (334)
Tuesday September 14, 2010, 10:44 pm
O.K.. Cher, Finally Signed for poor old Clemantine. I told them that the ASPCA should Shut down that horrid place. Now I'm even sicker. Gotta go to bed, very sad.

Ann V (23)
Wednesday September 15, 2010, 6:47 am
Signed and noted! Thanks Cher!

Laura H (964)
Wednesday September 15, 2010, 8:01 pm
PLRS is stopping all animal tests AND RELEASING THE ANIMALS!!!!!
CLEMENTINE WILL GET A LOVING HOME!!! (I hope she gets to go to a vet- right NOW)

There is MORE work to do-we MUST make sure the evil P'sOS PAY for their crimes against Clementine and all of the other babies!! There MUST be JUSTICE!
I PRAY this place is SHUT DOWN; but if they are NOT-they must NEVER be allowed to use animals EVER again!!

Matthew Cloner (114)
Thursday September 16, 2010, 10:16 am
Thank God for PETA! Thanks, Cher, for posting this news and thanks to everyone who signed the petition.

Investigation Victory: Just one week after PETA released the results of its shocking undercover investigation of North Carolina–based contract animal testing facility Professional Laboratory and Research Services, Inc. (PLRS) and filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), PLRS is surrendering nearly 200 dogs and dozens of cats and shutting its doors for good. This is a monumental victory and the first time that a laboratory has been forced to surrender animals and close under pressure on the heels of a PETA investigation and while

Deborah C (18)
Tuesday June 28, 2011, 5:59 am
Thanks for article.

Frieda Besier (0)
Tuesday May 5, 2015, 11:47 am

Jess B (1)
Sunday June 11, 2017, 1:08 pm
Petition closed, thanks.
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