09 Sep '11, 12am

Mass Slaughter of Romania Dogs Can Be Stopped | Care2 Causes

Mass Slaughter of Romania Dogs Can Be Stopped | Care2 Causes

For months officials throughout Romania have threatened a mass slaughter of all the stray dogs in the country as their numbers reached a critical point. Animal activists protested and urged Parliament to sign a European Union Declaration that will humanely manage the overpopulation problem, but politicians have failed to take action. Last week the threat of a cull became a reality as towns began capturing and killing homeless dogs. News posted on the website of animal rights organization, Pfotenhilfe Europa gave a firsthand account of the events. (Translated from German) “Today (26.08.2011) all the dogs in the streets of Ploiesti are captured! The dog catchers from Bucov are working in shifts. Since this morning they have caught over 50 dogs and they keep going on catching dogs without a break. As I write this, on my way to Bucov, they are killing the dogs.” Pfotenhilfe an...

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