My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Paws For Life Rescue, Troy, MI, USA
I've been a volunteer foster mom with this group for quite a few years. I was amazed at the extremes they will go to, to help an injured or sick animal. The post by AdopterBeware4Paws is NOT talking about this group. We have no cages. We are totally foster based. This group does not take in owned animals. We take animals from high kill shelters that are overflowing. All animals are totally vetted before being adopted out. We are always available to our adopters to help with any questions they may have. Definitely a FIVE STAR organization!
Review for Michigan Humane Society, Bingham Farms, MI, USA
As a former volunteer I know for a fact they kill many health animals, or ones that might need more than the usual cost of just antibiotics...they use the city of Detroit as the reason for their high kill rate which has remained pretty much the same for years, I have tracked it on the Dept of Ag reports. As soon as you turn in your owned animal, they can kill it in a second if they need room. Strays have to be held 4 days, so if it's too crowded, the owned animals go first. They will always advertise a rescued animal at some point for the publicity, and if it's already gone public, that animal will likely be treated for whatever it needs to gain sympathy and donations. They DO do a lot of GOOD, but they are very convincing and manipulative with the public and what they very carefully say to the public, In 2013 you will need an appointment to turn in your owned animal. they already charge for it. Not sure what happens if you bring in a stray. the CEO gets about $20,000 raises each year in spite of the economy. check that info at Dept of Ag. They do NOT take in 100,000 animals a year as someone stated, it's more like 25 - 27,000 depending on the year I'm saying they have a lot of impact but not necessarily in a good way.
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