peta kills animals?
Posted by wedigfood at 01/05/2015
Is this true??
Here is a link: Is this real?
ahimsa32fa at 01/07/2015 05:26:39
It's considered to be putting an end to extreme pain and suffering in a merciful manner. You saw many examples of this on Animal Planet's shows about local organizations who work tirelessly to protect animals.
PETA has responded to such charges many times over the years...charges made by those who dislike PETA'S efforts to protect animals from abuse.
BigBadPlant at 01/08/2015 02:25:54
ahimsa32fa at 01/08/2015 06:06:24
If and when to "euthanize" is always a difficult and rather arbitrary decision.
PETA, like any large organization is not perfect, but the good they have done FAR outweighs any errors in judgment they may have made.
anahidscv at 06/05/2015 12:41:05
ahimsa32fa at 06/06/2015 05:04:41
Read more carefully. With millions of "unwanted" pets needing homes, any group working for the good of non-human animals has tough decisions to make. If I run a shelter with housing for 100 animals and I have 200 animals needing housing, which do I choose to save?
Oftentimes, two vets in the same office cannot even agree on which animals to try and save and which to euthanize. These are not such easy choices.
You seem to have a dislike for PETA because they disagreed with you on some fine points. Having been an advocate for animals for forty years, I have yet to meet anyone who believes exactly as I do on all issues. That doesn't stop me from supporting many groups and individuals.
Spend 35 years working for animals as PETA has done, and then you can criticize them with more authority.
ellie4animals4ever at 07/15/2015 08:29:53
anahidscv at 07/15/2015 13:12:05
By no means I am criticizing PETA. I am simply indicating my communication with PETA. I know these organizations have a tough choice to make, and I know PETA has saved many animals and brings awareness and does many investigations for to stop animal cruelty, but they can all make mistakes and alternatives can be available such as saving and evaluating Michael Vicks dogs instead of ordering them to be destroyed, bad, bad decision that was on the part of many animal rights organizations at that time. My opinion also is that I am against destroying an aggressive dog, as there are many training methods to help and rehabilitate the animal. We don't kill our babies when they act out, do we? If you are a PETA staffer, then contact me directly. I have already attended their demonstrations many times. Humans are the problem and not the animals. This planet is populated by humans and I don't see humans being destroyed? Why do the animals need to be destroyed? Do not agree at all. Also once again, an organization such as Defenders of Wildlife believes in population control and I have already verified that with them. They claim to save the wolves, but once the wolves get to a certain required number, then they will kill them.....so much for an animal rights organization, they will never get my dollar.
ahimsa32fa at 07/16/2015 06:22:22
The number of lives that PETA has saved is incalculable. Animals in research labs, in rodeos, in circuses, on factory farms, "owner" abuse, etc. So no, they have not "killed more animals than they have saved".
I'm pretty sure that Michael Vick's dogs were "evaluated" and many were saved.
Keep in mind that people who fear those of us who care about non-human life are not above spreading rumors and half-truths about activist individuals and organizations.
anahidscv at 07/16/2015 11:23:40
My point is that both PETA and HSUS had recommended for Michael Vick's dogs to be destroyed without an evaluation. I had a conversation with a staff member about that at HSUS and after a few small organizations and individuals stepped in and decided to give these animals a chance, I know HSUS changed their policy after that to evaluate each dog to determine whether they will be adoptable or not. And please tone it down a little bit, these are not rumors, but facts. Read up on it and you will find out. I have personal emails from both organizations in regards to this matter, HSUS and PETA. Also read the "LOST DOGS" and you will see what I mean.
RJS at 07/16/2015 12:35:02
I'm sure that PETA do have to kill some of the animals they rescue.
You can choose to donate to charities who promise to never put a healthy dog down but they won't be able to take as many dogs in.
ahimsa32fa at 07/17/2015 07:01:08
When John Robbins went on a speaking tour to promote "Diet For a New America" in 1988, the meat/dairy folks hired a professional speaker to actually follow him around the country challenging his facts. Then it was discovered that the facts being challenged were statistics from the meat industry and the Department of Agriculture!