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About exfriender

An animal lover and one of many "exfrienders" who previously supported Best Friends Animal Society.

BFAS Responds to Responses

Previously, we wrote about BFAS Responds to Questions concerning safety and a recent dog dying there. Many of their responses had come from Patty Hegwood, their Director of Animal Care. Here and elsewhere, many of their donors, former employees and … Continue reading

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BFAS Responds to Questions

YesBiscuit said in part: Regarding the recent incident of a dog death at Best Friends, I contacted Patty Hegwood, Director of Animal Care at BFAS, for some clarifications on the information that has been put forth regarding the circumstances of … Continue reading

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Is the Truth in Here Somewhere?

The following was posted by BFAS as a comment on Sad News from Dogtown. Thank you for voicing your concern so that I can address it. Please know that we have a comprehensive fencing protocol. Our caregivers meet regularly with … Continue reading

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Safety – BFAS Responds

Within hours of our posting Safety is Too Expensive, Best Friends responded with Sad News from Dogtown. In there we find: We had a very sad incident at Dogtown this weekend. One of the dogs escaped from his run, and … Continue reading

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Safety is Too Expensive

While a few years ago, many people remember the fighting pits from Michael Vick. Some may remember all the publicity when the courts gave a number of them to Best Friends Animal Society (BFAS). As part of that agreement (and … Continue reading

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The Challenge Cometh

Are you ready to make an impact? Just look the latest from Best Friends Animal Society: Are You Up for a Challenge? Double Your Gift. In the above from Best Friends they say, A group of generous donors is challenging … Continue reading

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The Value of an Animals life

Much of the recent flurry on Best Friends’ response to Oreo’s Law has been discussed elsewhere. But, this one item stood out as so very simple and so utterly stupid, that I had to take note of it here. BFAS … Continue reading

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