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Re: “Durham commissioners to weigh tethering ordinance

ykw, would you please indicate your business license and sales tax id nuumber for your breeding business operation, as well as proof of taxes paid on your income?

Posted by tobenn5412 on 03/28/2010 at 1:53 PM

Re: “Durham commissioners to weigh tethering ordinance

Chaining dogs also affects the entire community negatively. It increases barking and disruption that travel for miles. It spreads disease, like heartworm. Chaining dogs also attracts wild animals to the community (with potential rabies and other disease, and attack, exposure for everyone.) But chaining is a cheap method for shady breeders to maximize their profits. The breeders don't care about the community, just their profits! And that is behind their anti-chaining lobbying.

Posted by tobenn5412 on 03/28/2010 at 1:52 PM

Re: “Durham commissioners to weigh tethering ordinance

ykw has cut and pasted the usual propaganda, deception, and hypocrisy rationalizing their dog chaining practices and abuse from the AKC/dog fighter/puppy mill/dog breeder industries. "Responsible ownership" is code for BREEDER FINANCIAL INTERESTS. This is why people like Sandi Coy call their groups "responsible owner" groups, because these words hide the true irresponsibility and abuse behind the lobbying. They hope to trick legislators and the media with their propaganda and excuses. They will say anything to avoid regulation! The bottom line is that breeders like this want to cut costs as much as posible to make as much money as possible. They do not care if dogs suffer, get sick, and even die. They believe they have the right to abuse animals for money. And they don't want regulations, in part because the way they avoid taxes and get away with abuse is through weak laws, or no laws!

Posted by tobenn5412 on 03/28/2010 at 1:48 PM

Re: “Durham commissioners to weigh tethering ordinance

Please be aware that the AKC also supports abusive chaining, because the AKC supports profits (through cheap, substandard care) for dog breeders by any means possible! AKC makes most of its money by registering puppy mill dogs, and puppy mill breeders want chaining. Also AKC members (including some AKC board members!) are also involved with lobbying with and for the dog fighting racket through lobbying groups like NAIA http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title… which is cited directly by dog fighters on their forums, webasites, and boards as representing dog fighter and fighter breeder financial interests! The AKC also has much dirty laundry, and hides terrible abusive practices behind their lobbying against anti-chaining laws. This is all about the money for the breeding industry! And these lobbying groups have been very devious and deceptive for some time. Also note that most of these breeders run unlicensed businesses and are not claiming income as they should and not paying taxes as they should!

Posted by tobenn5412 on 03/28/2010 at 1:41 PM

Re: “Unchaining Orange County's dogs

More on Alane Koki and Garner http://www.indyweek.com/gyrobase/PrintFriendly?oid=oid%3A73429 There is other evidence that Koki may be involved in breeding dogs for fighting. On July 7, 2006, authorities in Dane County, Wis., taped a conversation between Koki and a man named Robert Lowery, a former sheriff's deputy accused of dog-fighting and drug trafficking. A transcript of the conversation was introduced as evidence in Lowery's trial. "Does Jeff still have that Lucky dog?" Lowery asked Koki over a recorded jail phone line. "No ... it lost again," she responds. Koki also tried to gain possession of Lowery's pit bulls, which were seized and held at the Dane County Humane Society. Koki visited the shelter twice to try to convince the staff to turn the dogs over to her, says Dave Madden, the animal care director. Meanwhile, Pennsylvania officials have been investigating Koki for nearly a year, after discovering about 50 pit bulls on her property in Mohrsville, Pa., according to Harry Brown, executive director of the Animal Rescue League of Berks County, which is responsible for animal control there. Koki did not have the license required to keep more than 26 dogs, Brown says, and several months into the investigation, most of her dogs were removed. "We went back up to her property to pull a warrant for operating without a kennel license and found she had moved all but 11," says Brown.

Posted by tobenn5412 on 11/20/2008 at 3:56 PM

Re: “Tethering committee appointment questioned

See http://www.indyweek.com/gyrobase/PrintFriendly?oid=oid%3A73429 "There is other evidence that Koki may be involved in breeding dogs for fighting. On July 7, 2006, authorities in Dane County, Wis., taped a conversation between Koki and a man named Robert Lowery, a former sheriff's deputy accused of dog-fighting and drug trafficking. A transcript of the conversation was introduced as evidence in Lowery's trial. "Does Jeff still have that Lucky dog?" Lowery asked Koki over a recorded jail phone line. "No ... it lost again," she responds. Koki also tried to gain possession of Lowery's pit bulls, which were seized and held at the Dane County Humane Society. Koki visited the shelter twice to try to convince the staff to turn the dogs over to her, says Dave Madden, the animal care director. Meanwhile, Pennsylvania officials have been investigating Koki for nearly a year, after discovering about 50 pit bulls on her property in Mohrsville, Pa., according to Harry Brown, executive director of the Animal Rescue League of Berks County, which is responsible for animal control there. Koki did not have the license required to keep more than 26 dogs, Brown says, and several months into the investigation, most of her dogs were removed. "We went back up to her property to pull a warrant for operating without a kennel license and found she had moved all but 11," says Brown."

Posted by tobenn5412 on 11/20/2008 at 3:53 PM

Re: “Unchaining Orange County's dogs

Chaining is a common practice of dog fighters, puppy mill, and hunting dog puppy mill people. Despite the fact that chaining makes dogs more aggressive and territorial, spreads disease thanks to exposure to wild animals and insects, and exposes the dogs to the elements (no doghouse is enough protection), and is cruel. It's all about profits. These kinds of breeders don't want to spend money building proper kennels that protect the dogs and minimize disease because they only care about maximizing profits at the dogs' and public's expense.

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Posted by tobenn5412 on 11/20/2008 at 2:28 PM

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