While the peace and tranquility of our environment is as precious as the air we breathe, it does not justify cruel treatment of animals. In the proposed Excessive Animal Noise Amendment, the
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Ryan Galipeau, Canada5 years ago State: Ontario
Douglas Poston and Libni Pardo Poston, United States7 years ago Comments: One of the ways dogs express themselves is by barking, may it be because there is some one near the door, or there is other animals near (eg. deer), an intruder in the house, a person in distress, and the list may go on and on. Although extreme barking may also be a sign of solitude or separation anxiety, it does not warrant "surgical debarking". My neighbor ,who is at home all the time, fights and shouts often from her backyard and no one is even suggesting a "surgical devoicing" procedure for her, so why can some one dare to suggest it to be done to our best friends, dogs. If some of us are so freaked by barking, we should contemplate better insulating our houses and windows to achieve it. "Surgical Debarking" should be banned, it also should be branded as animal cruelty!
Roxanne DeLillo, United States9 years ago State: CA
Comments: It is unbelievable to me to think that this could even be an issue in this day and age. Are we so arrogant that we think we are the only animals on this planet that have a right to speak Disgusting!
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