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Chile Amends Law, Declares It's Open Season on Feral Dogs

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, killing, Chile )

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Russia isn't the only place that's trying to handle the problem of stray dogs by killing as many as they can. This month, the government of Chile outraged animal rights activists when it amended the Ley de Caza (hunting law) to include feral dogs

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pam w (139)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 7:14 am

. (0)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 7:31 am
The most simple solution to a simple problem, created by stupid people.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 8:14 am
I imagine sometimes a dog will get lost and never find it's way home again and the family will never know what happened to it. I really hate the world.

Gail Ring (89)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 8:18 am
disgusting.. this shows what sort of nation they are.. the way they treat their animals is a reflection of who they are

. (0)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 8:20 am
𝖎 𝖆𝖌𝖗𝖊𝖊 𝖜𝖎𝖙𝖍 𝖞𝖔𝖚 𝖌𝖑𝖔𝖗𝖎𝖆, 𝖎 𝖍𝖆𝖙𝖊 𝖙𝖍𝖊 𝖜𝖔𝖗𝖑𝖉 𝖆𝖓𝖉 𝖙𝖍𝖊 𝖉𝖆𝖒𝖓 𝖕𝖊𝖔𝖕𝖑𝖊 𝖙𝖍𝖆𝖙 𝖆𝖗𝖊 𝖈𝖗𝖚𝖊𝖑 𝖙𝖔 𝖆𝖓𝖎𝖒𝖆𝖑𝖘!!! 𝖙𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝖈𝖍𝖊𝖗!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 9:00 am
Very saddening, So unfair. My god, help us to do better than this

Jana DiCarlo (45)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 11:31 am
ever heard of spay neuter??

They also need to clamp down on irresponsible owners who let their dogs run off leash!

Madhu Pillai (22)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 12:41 pm

Madhu Pillai (22)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 12:44 pm
Sick of hearing Govts of different countries culling whales dolphins horses badgers kangaroos foxes dogs the list goes on....

Mary Donnelly (47)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 1:22 pm

Ilona V (0)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 2:57 pm
The world is getting sicker and sicker
killing is all they can

marie C (163)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 4:17 pm
Oh yet another horror
Thanks Cher

Nelson Baker (0)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 4:24 pm

S J (130)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 4:53 pm
I m so sick of this world!
How about I amend the law to include those politicians in all nations who love killing defenseless animals?
Thanks Cher

Ruth Ann W (198)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 5:10 pm
Such a waste to get us all upset and there is no info as to what we can do about it. ;-(

Barb Knight (1688)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 5:37 pm
The group Somos Mas Animales Como Ellos acknowledges the extent of the problem but says that there are more humane options, including sterilization.....

This hurts my very SOUL!! WILL this ever END!?

Ondine J (134)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 7:06 pm
More killing, just unbearable

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 6:31 am
That is the first thing that people do to get rid of an animal, they kill them, that is the same thing that is going to happen to them, someone else is going to get rid of them! Eye for an eye!

Winnie Adams (179)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 7:03 am
Disgusting and despicable . . . . .

Alexandra G (250)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 8:17 am
sadly noted

Sara P (54)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 10:32 am
i cannot handle this no sense type of cruelty!!!

Sandi C (98)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 10:48 am
noted with sadness and anger.

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 10:53 am
Very sad.

. (0)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 11:20 am
It's open season on defenseless animals everywhere and it's beyond maddening. I wonder when it came about that people first thought that animals are disposable, like so much trash. I also wonder how these same heartless people would feel if ever an open season was declared on them.

paula eaton (30)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 3:25 pm
Horrible humans and vile policies. The world is messed up and it was caused by humans.

Christine Stewart (134)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 3:58 pm
Cruel and pointless.

Elizabeth M (65)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 5:02 pm
Noted. The group Somos Mas Animales Como Ellos acknowledges the extent of the problem but says that there are more humane options, including sterilization and, when necessary, euthanization.
It is a disgrace to give out licences to kill dogs if they are in a pack, whether they are feral or not. Dogs become feral, when they run away and are not found, let out of a vehicle in an unknown area, running away from inhumane treatment - it is humans that are at fault not the dogs.
Thanks Cher.

Dianne D (490)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 11:44 am
Every life has a purpose. All animals are individuals and they have feelings and thoughts and they suffer the pain and the joy that we do. They are entitled and they deserve an opportunity to live.

"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." Mahatma Gandhi

Lydia M (80)
Sunday February 23, 2014, 3:53 pm
Noted with thanks Cher

"The greatness of a nation & its moral progress can be judged by the way it's animals are treated"..
Mahatma Gandhi.. Need we say more.. :-(
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