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Jarren Heng, left, and Marinna Rollins, right
Back on the list for the second night in a row !!
Ruthie is a black beauty that seems to be completely out of her element. Although she seems fearful in her cage, once outside she is focused on pulling with all her might to get right back in it (the lesser of scary things!). Whether Ruthie has an aversion to the outdoors or is just a wreck without her people, I suspect once she’s settled into a home she will be someone’s very best friend!! After hanging out with her some indoors I’m sure that she had someone that cared about her: she knows “sit,” “paw” and “down” (and is super treat motivated when she’s not too worried about other things to take them!) , seems very familiar with toys (she jumps up and down like she’s on a trampoline when she’s waiting for them), and likely has housetraining. She is still a little unsure, but seems to very much want to be cuddly: she offers lots of tail wags, gave me kisses on my hand, and even got two seconds into a belly rub before a noise in the hallway took her attention. It’s impossible to say who the real Ruthie is, but she seems like a very sweet, playful, sensitive girl, very worthy of finding her own safe place.
RUTHIE – A1107516 – Brooklyn – Publicly Adoptable
TO BE DESTROYED 04/11/17**ON PUBLIC LIST!**
CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL INFO/PHOTOS/VIDEOS & STATUS: http://nycdogs.urgentpodr.org/ruthie-a1107516/
Ruthie Is available for public adoption and can be reserved on line until 12 noon tomorrow by clicking the link below.
*** TO ADOPT THROUGH THE PUBLIC ADOPTION SITE, PLEASE GO TO THE FOLLOWING LINK AND SCROLL DOWN TO BOTTOM TO LOG IN AND RESERVE . THERE WILL BE A DEPOSIT REQUIRED.http://www.nycacc.org/PublicAtRisk.htm ***
If you live in the tri-state area and would like to adopt But cannot get to the shelter in time click on the link below and fill out an app with rescue and a volunteer will contact you.
PART 1: The Tribune found a state regulatory system that failed to protect rural communities as pork producers repeatedly exploited weak Illinois laws to build and expand the massive facilities.
PART 2: Some workers on Illinois pig farms abuse the animals in their care, but state officials can do little to intervene.
PART 3: As massive hog confinements spring up across Illinois, manure spills are destroying fish and other aquatic life in rural waterways.
PART 4: A pig farmer shows what it’s like to raise hogs on contract for big pork companies.
Gravel crunching beneath their wheels, cars and pickup trucks pulled up at twilight around the one-room schoolhouse in Bernadotte Township.
Undercover videos by animal welfare activists have documented the cruelty that can occur inside America’s large hog confinements.
The Tribune analyzed the five most common animal welfare certification labels for pork and included comment from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Consumer Reports.
Producers say keeping sows in gestation crates is safe and effective. Opponents say the practice amounts to animal torture.