Starving and Neglected Dobermans Rescued From North Carolina

October 2003

On a recent trip to North Carolina, PETA’s Community Animal Project persuaded the owner of two emaciated Dobermans to relinquish custody. The dogs were in a pen with no food or water and only a dilapidated house for shelter. It had been so long since they had been fed that there weren’t any feces in their pen, and their combined weight equaled the weight of one healthy Doberman.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind