ANIMAL WATCH-Pasadena Humane Society has historically been one of the most acclaimed animal-law enforcement and protection agencies in California -- providing compassionate sheltering for lost, stray, abandoned, unwanted, neglected or abused animals and responsive animal control and field services to assure safety for animals and humans since 1903.
ANIMAL WATCH-When Eve Karasik, a volunteer at Best Friends NKLA (“No Kill” Los Angeles) shelter, was asked by another volunteer to take a large male Pit Bull, named “Henry,” (photo above) into the locked outdoor yard/enclosure attached to the building at 1845 Pontius Ave., in West Los Angeles, she had absolutely no warning that Henry would viciously attack her or that he had attacked in the past.
ANIMAL WATCH-Colby Jack (shown in photo), an 8-year-old “mixed breed” dog, was surrendered by his owner to Los Angeles Animal Services’ North Central shelter on June 18, 2021, after a dog-bite incident, and was so aggressive that the shelter veterinarian could not perform a medical examination, according to LAAS records.
ANIMAL WATCH-On August 5, 2021, Los Angeles Dog-Bite Attorney Ken Phillips filed a Complaint in Los Angeles Superior Court on behalf of Angelia Alvarado (photo above) and her husband, Jose, after she was viciously attacked by a known-dangerous Pit Bull, named O'Gee, released for adoption by Los Angeles Animal Services and former-General Manager Brenda Barnette.
ANIMAL WATCH-The deaths of Gemmel Moore and Timothy Dean, two Black men who died from overdoses of methamphetamine injected by Los Angeles animal rescuer/activist and political donor Ed Buck at his WeHO apartment are appalling.