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This Country Needs To Wake Up And Help Our Animals In Need!

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Dear Congress, I am doing this petition in defense of our animals that have been put into shelters across the United States.

There is a problem with our shelters in our country, (Mostly In The Southern States). These shelters are not allowing ample time for these animals to be rescued, or adopted. They are useing heart sticks, gas chambers, that have holes in the walls,and doesn't work the first time, as well as other means to have these animals die. Some animals are being abused in these shelters. I am asking you to make it a law, to extend the time these animals have before being killed, so they have a fair chance of being rescued, or adopted. There have been animals that have been wanted, but shelters are ignoring this and killing animals anyway.

The other concern is having inmates, threw work release programs, having the job of killing these animals in shelters. This is not a good rehabilitation method.
We are counting on you, our Congress, to change laws so these animals are protected.

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Public Comments (8,693)
Apr 15th, 2017
Bernice B. from King William, VA writes:
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PLEASE HELP THE ANIMALS, INSTEAD OF WASTING OUR MONEY ON THINGS THAT ARE USELESS.
Apr 14th, 2017
Brenda R. from Eufaula, AL writes:
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It is high time for the government to do something worthwhile for the animal shelter problems, neglect, abuse and puppy mills! Do your jobs and do the right thing for these animals everywhere in the United States!
Apr 14th, 2017
Brenda R. from Eufaula, AL writes:
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It is high time for the government to do something worthwhile for the animal shelter problems, neglect, abuse and puppy mills! Do your jobs and do the right thing for these animals everywhere in the United States!
Apr 14th, 2017
Brenda R. from Eufaula, AL writes:
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It is high time for the government to do something worthwhile for the animal shelter problems, neglect, abuse and puppy mills! Do your jobs and do the right thing for these animals everywhere in the United States!
Apr 14th, 2017
Loretta M. from Linwood, NJ writes:
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This country desperately needs spay/neuter/unlicensed breeding laws to curb the overpopulation of unwanted homeless dogs and cats that are killed by the thousands every day
Apr 14th, 2017
Mary A. from Pittsburgh, PA signed.
Jan 28th, 2017
Renee Steiger S. from sicklerville, NJ writes:
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The PitBull are being abused, hung upside down for bait a puppy in sicklerville N.J .on Xmas eve , was taken hung upside down for bait has 17 broken bones ! Face and the head ,had to take skull cap off because the BRAIN was so swollen . Pit Bulls are used for fighting everyone thinks its the Breed they are very, nice and loving dogs ! I can't believe I see things like Ban the breed take a look at what is going on how the poor dogs are being not feed FOX 29 NEWS always doing a story on the poor dogs, Wake up do whats right make Laws , like very long JAIL time They are being hurt ! I been around them my hole life they are good dogs!!! Very abused !!!!!
Jan 23rd, 2017
Someone from Sicklerville, NJ writes:
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PITBULL"S ARE VERY KIND DOGS< JUST WANT TO BE LOVED >THE GANGS GET THEM BREED THEM FOR MONEY <BAIT THEM PUT THEM UPSIDE DOWN DOGS COME TO EAT AT THEM. PEOPLE MAKE THEM FIGHT <DON"T BLAME THE DOG"S BLAME THE SICK PEOPLE OUT THERE ! THEY LIVE WHAT THEY LEARN !!! PLEASE HELP WE NEED LAWS FOR THEM THANK YOU !
Nov 22nd, 2016
Anthony P. from Vineland, NJ signed.
Aug 21st, 2016
Someone from Las Vegas, NV signed.