ANIMAL WATCH-LA Animal Services' GM Brenda Barnette first tried to stop spays of late-term pregnant shelter dogs in 2013 and was fiercely rebuked by Councilman Paul Koretz.
ANIMAL WATCH-Ed Buck, former-director of the animal-advocacy group Social Compassion in Legislation, is a well-connected Los Angeles political donor to local candidates, including Mayor Eric Garcetti.
ANIMAL WATCH-Shame on LA Animal Services GM Brenda Barnette! She apparently talked to the media behind the backs of the Board of Animal Services and Councilman Paul Koretz.
ANIMAL WATCH-In the midst of #MeToo Movement controversy, LA Animal Services' employees received a City of Los Angeles Inter-departmental Correspondence form recently with the subject line: "Notification of Close Personal Association," issued April 1, 2009.
ANIMAL WATCH-If you own a dog or cat and it is lost in Mayor Eric Garcetti’s City of Angels, there is a very good chance you will never get it back if the new 'finders, keepers,' law devised by LA Animal Services GM Brenda Barnette is enacted to limit impounds and thereby avoid euthanizing pit bulls that overcrowd city shelters.
ANIMAL WATCH-Los Angeles Councilman Paul Koretz discussed cow farts on KFI radio earlier this week to justify his December 5 motion that, among other City venues, all movie theaters and major entertainment centers in the city of Los Angeles be required to have "at a minimum one vegan protein entree food option on their menus."