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Goal: 30,000 Progress: 9,390
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

Tell the U.S. Embassy in Kuwait, US ambassador to Kuwait, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to end the killing of working dogs in Kuwait!

Sign now and demand that all working dogs are put up for adoption to loving homes and not euthanized after their work is done. We must insist on an amendment to the Animal Welfare Act to protect these dogs that provide an invaluable service. Our government should refuse contracts with any company that defies this.

Eastern Securities, a US-owned security firm in Kuwait murdered 24 bomb-sniffing working dogs after they lost a contract with Kuwait National Petroleum Company(KNPC). The slaughter went viral and the photos immediately enraged people across the world. The photos showed all 24 dog bodies piled up in a corridor. One of the images showed a man resting his foot on one of the bodies. [1]

Former employees of Eastern Securities believe the company killed its own dogs in order to save money after a contract was pulled, and one lawyer and animal activist in the region believes the dogs may have been killed out of revenge. Eastern Securities officials claim the dogs were old and sickly. [2]

"The killing was not done by a licensed veterinarian and allegedly, the medicine used was not made for dogs, causing an excruciating death," said a representative of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals International. "Instead of a comfortable couch retirement, they were slowly and methodically murdered." [3]

This horrific slaughter raised awareness and immediate need for an amendment of the Animal Welfare Act to include working dogs. This would prevent any US-owned company from killing working dogs. There needs to be clearly stated conditions on how working dogs are to be taken care of during their work and put up for adoption when retired. The companies need to have annual inspections and work with animal welfare or local shelter to help adopt out retired dogs.

The dogs are sniffing out bombs and saving lives so the least we can do is make sure they retire into a loving home. Do not let other dogs suffer or die because they are no longer needed.

Help us put an end to heartless killings of working dogs. Sign now!

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To: the US ambassador to Kuwait, the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Agriculture:

The senseless killing of working dogs needs to end now! The dogs are vital in saving lives and deserve respect.

Working dogs deserve a loving home to retire to after they have completed their work. The Animal Welfare Act needs to be amended to include working dogs. Under that act the dogs will be properly taken care of and then adopted to loving homes for retirement.

Killing working dogs is inhumane and greedy companies that do it to save money need to be prosecuted. Any company that does not comply with the set standards is denied contracts.

Please act now to ensure that other working dogs are not victims of greed.

Sincerely,

Petition Signatures


Jul 17, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jul 16, 2018 philippe TURPIN
Jul 16, 2018 Jesse Canton
Jul 16, 2018 Jackie Kinnee
Jul 16, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jul 16, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jul 16, 2018 Jacqueline Hutsell
Jul 16, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jul 16, 2018 Meliha B
Jul 16, 2018 Monixa Larsen
Jul 16, 2018 Barb Gibson
Jul 16, 2018 Mary Dreier
Jul 16, 2018 Crystal Varney They serve us n should be given a retirement just the same as our men n woman who serve our country!!!!
Jul 16, 2018 Ms Barb Kull
Jul 16, 2018 Dianna Chatterton Are you fuckn kidding me? Third is how we reward and thank these majestic incredibly brave k9 heroes? Absolutely sickening and disgraceful!
Jul 16, 2018 Donna Warner Save these dogs who have saved many lives themselves. Be appreciative and allow them to live out the rest of their lives in peace and love.
Jul 16, 2018 Penny Nostrand
Jul 16, 2018 Tita Perez
Jul 16, 2018 Valerie Milot I would be willing to help return one of the German Shepherds and give it a retirement home. My family raised German Shepherds, and I have 2 Standard Poodles whom I have trained from puppyhood through advanced training and they both have Passed their CGC
Jul 16, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jul 16, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jul 16, 2018 Tricia Rudden I’m a US Navy Veteran AND a DOG MOM! I value these wonderful ENLISTED DOGS as my fellow VETERANS!!! They DESERVE BETTER!!!!!!
Jul 16, 2018 Priscilla Picard
Jul 16, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jul 16, 2018 Teresa Browning
Jul 16, 2018 Lynn Germany
Jul 16, 2018 Alice Ahern That is so wrong
Jul 16, 2018 Josie Christoff Awful that they do that.
Jul 16, 2018 (Name not displayed) Shame! All these dogs are heroic! Give them life after they saved YOURS!
Jul 16, 2018 (Name not displayed) This company needs to tried in court, heavily fined with all money going to rescue dogs. Heavy prison sentences
Jul 16, 2018 (Name not displayed) Please ,please don't let this happen to all dogs and all service dogs !! NO NEED TO TREAT OUR LOYAL FRIENDS! !
Jul 16, 2018 Joni Moretti
Jul 16, 2018 (Name not displayed) onor these wirjg digsm ad assure them a lovel filled retirement throgh addoptions for a loving home.
Jul 16, 2018 Nicole P Walsh These dogs deserve a good home after their service.
Jul 16, 2018 Patricia Cummings
Jul 16, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jul 16, 2018 Lori Wagner Save these brave dogs.
Jul 16, 2018 pam lefebvre
Jul 16, 2018 Yvette Myers Stop killing these heros! Let them retire in the united states living a happy life. They deserve that!
Jul 16, 2018 Leslie Niquette
Jul 16, 2018 June Small If your going to slaughter the working dogs, then you better slaughter the soldiers too...
Jul 16, 2018 Sharon Rojohn
Jul 16, 2018 Shirley Silvey
Jul 16, 2018 (Name not displayed) That needs to stop!
Jul 16, 2018 Alisa Johnson
Jul 16, 2018 Kathy Snavely The most loyal creatures on this planet, and this is how they receive our thanks???
Jul 16, 2018 Brenda Beach
Jul 16, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jul 16, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jul 16, 2018 Debbi Zavorski

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