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Veteran Reunited With His Pit Bull Service Dog!


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Lindsey
- 2733 days ago - today.msnbc.msn.com
A disabled former Chicago police officer has gotten his service dog back. A federal judge in Iowa ruled Wednesday in favor of an injunction to allow Snickers, a pit bull mix, to be reunited with owner James Sak immediately...



   

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Cheryl B (64)
Thursday December 29, 2011, 5:25 pm
wow
 

R. G (12)
Thursday December 29, 2011, 5:32 pm
Thumbs up to the Judge and the Animal Farm Foundation. Lets hope the town leaves it alone now.
 

Kim O (396)
Thursday December 29, 2011, 5:38 pm
Man, this idiotic Pit Bull ban just fries my ass!!!! Taking a disabled man's service dog away???!!!! How stooooopid can it get????!!!!!! Very glad to hear Snickers made it back to where he should be!!! Thanks Lindsey
 

Michela M (3964)
Thursday December 29, 2011, 6:29 pm
Noted!! Thanks!!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 29, 2011, 7:35 pm
Yeah! Maybe signing all those petitions helped.
 

Alice C (1797)
Thursday December 29, 2011, 9:27 pm
Great news ~ Thank you : )
 

naomi cohen (55)
Thursday December 29, 2011, 10:52 pm
THIS MAKES ME SO HAPPY, AND GOD BLESS THEM BOTH.
 

james larkin (18)
Thursday December 29, 2011, 11:07 pm
Happy ending.
 

Virginia Esquer (10)
Friday December 30, 2011, 12:33 am
happy this site and petitions make a whole difference to fight back.
 

Constance F (418)
Friday December 30, 2011, 1:12 am
Thank you for posting! What's baffling is how did a federal law, Americans with Disabilities Act, get completely overrided! Besides that BSL is inane and inhumane, this should have never happened in the first place. Well excellent!
 

Krista Tackett (47)
Friday December 30, 2011, 1:41 am
You're right, Constance . They should have never been allowed to take Snickers in the first place. Because the Americans With Disabilities Law of 1993 , overrides their stupid , insane, unjustified BSL bull**** !! Oh, this Pit Bull ban drives me up the wall . It is wrong, and it was wrong when they tried it Doberman, Rototillers, and others. But even Insurance Companies are doing it on Homeowner Policies on Houses ! I know it has a clause in it that you cannot own Pits, Doberman, Rototillers, Akita's - and one or 2 more that i can't think of right now. It is so wrong - and they NEED TO BAN THE LAW - NOT THE DOGS !!

IT IS NOT THE BRED , IT IS HOW THE BREED IS RAISED !! A Chihuahua can be a real bad*** -THE THINK THEY'RE PIT BULLS !!
 

Elsie Au (259)
Friday December 30, 2011, 2:19 am
The stupid Pitbull ban! They should have ban stupid humans who keep blaming animals for every bad thing that happen.
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Friday December 30, 2011, 4:02 am
Great news!
Thank you
 

Kazuyo O (0)
Friday December 30, 2011, 7:10 am
Thank you all of those who came out to support Sak & Snickers,
expecially strangers who drove hours to help them!!!

Thanks for sharing!
 

Elize Labuschagne (181)
Friday December 30, 2011, 8:27 am
Praise G-d
 

Past Member (0)
Friday December 30, 2011, 12:17 pm
Noted! This is wonderful news!
 

Lisa Neste (202)
Friday December 30, 2011, 1:07 pm
Yay! Thanks Lindsey for letting us know that this turned out to be the happy ending we all wanted for James & Snickers.
 

. (0)
Friday December 30, 2011, 1:43 pm
I am so pleased to read this. I was disgusted when I first read about it. Happy New Year to the two of you!
 

Lindsey Williams (234)
Friday December 30, 2011, 3:19 pm
This is PROOF that what we do here, signing and posting petitions (I posted the petition to get his dog back on the news!) actually does make a difference! Thank you all for what you do. This story is total proof that what we do here matters.
 

Mary T (178)
Friday December 30, 2011, 4:14 pm
Wonderful news thanks Lindsey, I have not been on Care2 for 3 days now due to having pneumonia and I am still very sick but this made my day.
 

DORIS L (61)
Friday December 30, 2011, 4:56 pm
Good to hear Snickers is back where he belongs.
 

Genoveva M (328)
Friday December 30, 2011, 8:31 pm
Thank you Lindsey for the good news!!
Just to think that last week I signed two petitions for them to be together again.
I light in the dark!!!
 

Dawn Marie (24)
Saturday December 31, 2011, 3:55 am
Wonderful news!! Thank you, Lindsey for sharing this happy ending!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 31, 2011, 10:08 am
Thank God!
 

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Sunday January 1, 2012, 1:18 pm
Wonderful news Lindsey - thanks for sharing this update. I was so angry when I have read this story, with the petition that I have signed, because this should never have happend in the first place.
 

Carol C (97)
Thursday January 5, 2012, 1:15 am
Great story with a happy ending. Thank you for sharing.
 

janet w (10)
Friday January 6, 2012, 3:08 am
A very Happy New Year for Snickers and his master.Such wonderful news! Thanks to ALL care2 members for truly making a BIG difference, with the keyboards tapping.THX so much Lindsey for bringing out the injustice of small minded people!
 

Holly Lawrence (430)
Friday March 9, 2012, 9:45 pm
Beautiful..happy happy news!
 
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