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Forum: Ask the ACO 04-20-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 5,844
Posted By Laelaps
We don't have an ordinance for filing false...

We don't have an ordinance for filing false reports, but we do have one for 'interference with the duties of an animal control officer' which we use for constant complainers, people who refuse to...
Forum: In the News 04-08-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By Laelaps
probably a raccoon-dog with mange. Very common in...

probably a raccoon-dog with mange. Very common in China, often farmed for fur, often bludgeoned over the head and skinned alive to make trinkets. ...
Forum: Ask the ACO 04-07-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 7,420
Posted By Laelaps
You probably shouldn't admit in a public forum...

You probably shouldn't admit in a public forum that you're breaking the law. If you're lucky they might not want to sink the time and resources into tracking you down, but I know if it were my case...
Forum: Job Openings 04-04-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,029
Posted By Laelaps
I feel your pain, shawnee. And yes, you do have...

I feel your pain, shawnee. And yes, you do have to start somewhere or you'll never get anywhere.
Forum: Job Openings 04-02-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,029
Posted By Laelaps
Well you're always going to have to educate the...

Well you're always going to have to educate the public, whether that be about what 'pro-humane' means or what 'no-kill' means. I will admit that people do have a skewed perception of what no kill...
Forum: Job Openings 04-02-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,029
Posted By Laelaps
No kill means no killing of healthy, adoptable...

No kill means no killing of healthy, adoptable animals. 'No kill' shelters generally do still euthanize aggressive, very ill, or otherwise 'unadoptable' animals, and that is what is meant by the 'no...
Forum: In the News 03-28-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By Laelaps
oh my.... ::freak::

oh my.... ::freak::
Forum: Job Openings 03-11-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By Laelaps
Yeah, but it says 'maximum of 39 hours per week'...

Yeah, but it says 'maximum of 39 hours per week' and it's salaried starting at $39,973 a year! That would be damn good pay for a full time ACO gig.
Forum: Ask the ACO 03-06-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,350
Posted By Laelaps
There's also a free online cruelty class through...

There's also a free online cruelty class through the ASPCA. You can register at this link, and there's also a long list of other resources there, too!

http://ricp.uis.edu/news.aspx?menu=Past
Forum: Ask the ACO 03-04-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 7,420
Posted By Laelaps
Your city ordinance says you have 7 days to...

Your city ordinance says you have 7 days to appeal. Our ordinance has a similar section that says 5 working days. Once the appeal time has expired the courts will not hear the...
Forum: In the News 02-28-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,547
Posted By Laelaps
Firstly, I never quoted you. Second, so you are...

Firstly, I never quoted you. Second, so you are saying this particular experience of yours is from one litter? And third, MOST puppies growl, bite, stiffen and snarl. It is again, a learning...
Forum: In the News 02-27-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,547
Posted By Laelaps
Kevin, Can you post some citation or...

Kevin,
Can you post some citation or research regarding your statement about pits showing more dominant behavior at ages 2-4 months? How many animals have you evaluated so that we can get a...
Forum: In the News 02-25-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,547
Posted By Laelaps
I also find it interesting that you think a dog...

I also find it interesting that you think a dog aggressive pit bull should be euthanized. The ones that are killing people are people aggressive. Aside from that, pits, along with bull terriers and...
Forum: In the News 02-22-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,849
Posted By Laelaps
nothing criminal happened? That's insane. The...

nothing criminal happened? That's insane. The crime that occurred is that the owners of those dogs allowed them to RAL unattended with children, once again. It is absolutely not the dog's fault the...
Forum: Ask the ACO 02-22-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 4,075
Posted By Laelaps
I think it just varies from city to city. I know...

I think it just varies from city to city. I know (from attending training conferences) that in Texas, Dallas and Galveston (and probably other cities as well) have police officers that are dedicated...
Forum: Job Openings 02-22-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,176
Posted By Laelaps
.... Our officers start at like 11.65/hour... we...

.... Our officers start at like 11.65/hour... we have 35 of them. 7th largest city in the country, also the poorest and with the worst pet overpopulation problem. But the city thinks we're well...
Forum: In the News 02-21-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By Laelaps
They ate someone... it's not like they killed...

They ate someone... it's not like they killed him. I mean, c'mon, everybody's gotta eat!
Forum: Ask the ACO 02-09-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,648
Posted By Laelaps
http://www2.aspca.org/site/FrameSet?style=StateLaw...

http://www2.aspca.org/site/FrameSet?style=StateLaw
I accidentally washed mine, and sadly even though it was laminated, it perished. I ended up photocopying the page from the that has our cruelty...
Forum: Ask the ACO 02-09-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,648
Posted By Laelaps
I deal with this quite a bit. It's a lost cause...

I deal with this quite a bit. It's a lost cause to try to get some police officers to 'care' about dogs, however, the law is the law and should be enforced, no matter what their personal feelings on...
Forum: In the News 01-12-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By Laelaps
http://www.kens5.com/news/texas-news/81214687.html

http://www.kens5.com/news/texas-news/81214687.html
Forum: In the News 01-12-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By Laelaps
In the case we had here last year they were...

In the case we had here last year they were filing charges. The grandmother left the infant child on a bed unattended in a room with two adult, intact pitty type mixes. The child died, the cops...
Forum: Job Openings 01-12-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,358
Posted By Laelaps
San Antonio, Texas, Animal Care Officer (ACO) and Animal Cruelty Specialist

San Antonio Animal Care Services is hiring for Animal Care Officer and Animal Cruelty Specialist. We are a large department with 30+ officers. Both positions are open for applications until January...
Forum: In the News 07-28-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 1,844
Posted By Laelaps
If you asked many police officers how they handle...

If you asked many police officers how they handle dogs a bullet will often be the answer. The problem is not the officer, most of them are excellent officers who are great at their jobs, it's a lack...
Forum: General Chat 07-15-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By Laelaps
San Antonio now has 30 some-odd officers, 5 of...

San Antonio now has 30 some-odd officers, 5 of which are female. There's myself and another cruelty investigator, and then three ACOs, one serving as an interim supervisor. Also our field manager...
Forum: General Chat 06-05-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 3,831
Posted By Laelaps
Well, I'll say the commercial could have been...

Well, I'll say the commercial could have been worse. I do see the freedom of speech side, but on the other hand, chaining a dog with no access to real shelter/shade IS cruel, and personally I think...
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