Someone found 80-year-old veteran Jim Martin’s lost dog Olaf and scanned the microchip. The chip was still connected to the agency where Martin adopted Olaf, Lone Star Westie Rescue, or LSWR. Now, the agency said it’s taking back custody of Olaf, citing health concerns. https://www.ksat.com/news/2018/08/02/das-office-investigating-ownership-battle-over-elderly-sa-mans-lost-dog/
“There was an irritation with his eye, and it’s not uncommon for this type of dog,” Attorney Zandra Anderson said. “The irony is Martin had taken the dog to the vet for this issue that would happen off and on, had medication for it and was treating the irritation at the time the dog went … Read more
Martin isn’t the only person urging the rescue to give the dog back. His neighbors, who have known him for 20 or 30 years, want the dog back too. “He was just hopeless and had no idea what he was going to do now. We have never seen that dog mistreated. He’s always taken very … Read more
In a sternly written order, a district court judge has said she believes the director of a Houston dog rescue group lied on the stand and fabricated evidence in the case of a “rescued” pug. https://www.click2houston.com/news/2018/11/28/judge-accuses-houston-animal-rescuer-of-lying-fabricating-evidence/ Read more about Zandra’s assistance in this case.
“This is not an indictment of rescue. I fully support it, I own three rescue dogs. However, some rescue groups get overzealous,” Zandra Anderson, Cantu’s attorney said. Anderson contends that animal rescue groups have no more legal standing than anyone else to demand identification in order to retrieve property, in this case, the dog. https://www.click2houston.com/news/2018/11/02/beautiful-reunion-cancer-patient-reunites-with-dog-after-lawsuit-against-animal-rescue-group/