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Steep Grief: Lennox Speaks

This was a week of wrangling as the two year fight to save an unfairly impounded dog in Belfast came to an unforgivable end. For those who have not been part of the protests and online prayer circles and solidarity events, here's the summary. Two years ago, without provocation or reasonable cause, Lennox, a Labrador/American Bulldog mix, was confiscated by the authorities and impounded under the law that prohibits "pit bull type dogs." First of all, he was not a pit bull. Secondly, he was neither aggressive nor threatening, and there was no proof that he had ever been. Online video of an examination during which he was taunted shows the calm demeanor of a Golden Retriever. The Belfast City Council emerged victorious in the two year legal battle fought by Lennox's anguished human family and despite international appeals, protests, and offers to rehome the dog in the U.S., the BCC destroyed the dog, and proudly, becoming the poster devils for anti-breed specific le


Facebook-circulated photo from A Second Chance Puppies and Kittens Rescue in Florida Lennox has been destroyed. this is a hearbreaking story for those of us who love our animals like family. Please go to the link and follow the Lennox updates on Facebook. Use the power of our higher energies to send light and love to the situation, to bring this dog back home to his family, to spare them all the grief of a senseless killing. Pray.