12 Aug '17, 9pm

How Can We Prevent Security Guards From Shooting Dogs? #care2

How Can We Prevent Security Guards From Shooting Dogs? #care2

Even while police shootings of dogs dominate the news, there’s another profession that needs better training to respond to dogs: security guards. Just this week, a security guard shot a San Francisco bull mastiff named Betty. According to her owner, Eric Wafer, the dog escaped her collar and leash on a walk. Soon after, he heard gunfire and ran toward Betty to find a security guard had shot her in the head. Wafer claims Betty approached the man hoping to be pet. Meanwhile, the guard maintains that the dog lunged at him, but security footage does not show that to be the case. Luckily, Betty was only wounded, not killed. But this shooting reflects a larger issue surrounding armed professionals who shoot dogs. For instance, police rarely keep accessible records of these incidents. But independent estimates say officers shoot dogs every 98 minutes in the United States. Care2 m...

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care2.com 11 Aug '17, 6pm

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care2.com 11 Aug '17, 3pm

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care2.com 14 Aug '17, 2pm

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care2.com 12 Aug '17, 6pm

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care2.com 13 Aug '17, 2pm

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electronicsforu.com 12 Aug '17, 2pm

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care2.com 14 Aug '17, 12am

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care2.com 12 Aug '17, 1pm

Canada’s troubled Marineland has faced ongoing scrutiny following a series of investigations that exposed horrifying treat...

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runnersworld.com 17 Aug '17, 3pm

A forum user writes: For the past few summers, I’ve developed blisters (and eventually thick calluses) on my big toe and t...

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care2.com 19 Aug '17, 11pm

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