thecheekylibertarian #Repost @lilly_the_pibble with @repostapp.
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Hey guys, I just watched a video that I really want to share with you. When you have a moment, will you please watch it too? Please share it with your friends and family. The link is in my bio. Thank you!! ------------------------------------------------- In my humble opinion I believe this video can encourage people to #adoptdontshop; or encourage those who can't keep their pet to re-home them, rather than abandoning them in the streets or shelter.
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thecheekylibertarian Excellent birthday present from @elhubbard Now all I have to do is convince her to open an etsy shop... 4d

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thecheekylibertarian Thanks to @liv_ornelas, I have gone full dogmom. 2w

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thecheekylibertarian Me and the baby 3w
  •   kchyn Happy dog mom day? 2w
  •   kchyn That was supposed to be a "!" 2w

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thecheekylibertarian Winnie likes to rampage through the water, viciously destroying everything in her path. 3w

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thecheekylibertarian Faye, upset about being on a leash 4w

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thecheekylibertarian Happy #nationalpuppyday! We don't have pictures of Odin before he was 4 months old, so here's a picture of Samba as a baby! 2mon

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thecheekylibertarian This is the reality of failing to spay and neuter your pets. #adoptdontshop #spayandneuter #Repost @they_matter with @repostapp.
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“I had a choice to be there today holding this beautiful being who did not have a choice to be there. This #Pitbull pup was killed by human choice because there were too many animals at the #shelter and not enough humans to #adopt him. He was a healthy, 30-40 pound pit who had his whole life ahead of him. #Breeders continue creating #puppies to sell for profit and people keep buying them when there are so many amazing beings alive already waiting for a loving home. I did this because I see no difference between beings – I, and that other, are one. And as long as I have a voice, I will use it to raise #awareness and reduce #suffering for all expressions of life. This #dog had no name so I named him after my son. #Jake, thank you for allowing me to hold you today. My hope is that at least one person makes a choice after seeing you and possibly reading this, to begin practicing #compassion every day. That person will hopefully teach another and so on. You did not die in vain. You are beautiful. And you are loved. Thank You…” — @alecnpedersen Alec Pedersen [image credit: Sarah Jane Hardt] from veganrabbit.com
#adoptashelterdog #adoptdontshop #raiseawareness #ourplanettheirstoo
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thecheekylibertarian Odin, avoiding the water. 4mon
  •   kchyn That was so ridiculously funny!! 4mon
  •   baileyhayes2 Hahaha I love that he's cramming himself onto such a tiny rock 4mon
  •   hooliejay Lmfaoo 4mon
  •   thecheekylibertarian @baileyhayes2 I know! I laughed hysterically! Though getting him off of it to get back to land was a challenge haha 4mon
  •   coltrane02 Badass name. 4mon
  •   nomanniccinnamon Haha too cute! 4mon
  •   thecheekylibertarian @nomanniccinnamon I turned around and there he was, as much a princess as ever. It was less funny when I had to pull him off the rock (which almost plunged me and my camera into the creek with him)... He HATES water. 4mon
  •   nomanniccinnamon Lol, what a story! He's a very elegant princess. 4mon

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thecheekylibertarian #Repost @susiesseniordogs with @repostapp:
Sally's story is sad. But it needs to be told and, more importantly, she needs you to listen. We have a serious animal overpopulation problem in the United States, and it is not solely an issue for the shelters, who bear the weight (and hate) of it. The problem is much greater than that. So how can you help? If in the least, spread the word on choosing adoption. That's what Sally would want.
@DenverDachshunds wrote, "Sally was only 4 years old when she finally felt freedom from her life as a puppy producer in a dirt pen. She had learned not to bark from feeling the shocks of a cattle box electric fence charger. She had been injured at some point when a piece of wire stabbed her puncturing her lung. She was never treated and the wire had become part of her body as the tissue tried to heal around it. She developed liver disease but her "owners" did not know it. Still she was bred.
When Sally came to us she was thin and pregnant. She was terrified of this new world but very brave. We did our best trying to help her and her unborn babies but fate would not have it. Her body could not handle the growing pups who were taking all the nutrition her body needed. She underwent an emergency C-Section to try to save the lives of the babies and hers.
Her babies did not survive being underdeveloped and just too young to be part of this world yet. For 4 months she thrived but her past injuries left the need for continued medications to help her liver function. Sally died when her body could no longer fight.
Last night we fought for the Sallys of this world here in our own back yard. The Centennial City Council held a meeting to determine if the sale of puppies and kittens should be allowed in pet stores. Many people spoke to the Council about what the Sallys in these breeding facilities have to go through to produce those puppies in the window. We might as well have been talking to the carpet on the floors.
The cruelty and neglect allowed to continue for the sake of a buck has to stop. You can help by talking to your neighbors, co-workers, friends and family. Rescue, Adopt, Foster. There are many alternatives to shopping
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  •   nomanniccinnamon So terrible. People suck 4mon
  •   cinnamonie This is horrible. Poor sally. Thank you for fighting for them. 4mon
  •   katdunn1085 Aawww I'm crying I am the #1 dog lover I am so sad that she died 4mon

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thecheekylibertarian Behavioral problems of pets are similar to those of children: they're treatable. You wouldn't orphan a child for throwing a tantrum, so why would you give a dog a death sentence for something that's completely treatable? Reach out to your community and get help on training or offer help to someone who may need it--a person's ignorance should not cause a dog to die. 4mon

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thecheekylibertarian "Why do you have to take such an extreme position?" Because there is extreme suffering and extreme ignorance. #InjusticeAnywhereIsAThreatToLibertyEverywhere #pitbulls #fuckBSL #pitboss #whywefight #animalrights #adoptdontshop #dontbullymybreed 5mon

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thecheekylibertarian The majestic and useless overseer of our Christmas yardwork. 5mon

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thecheekylibertarian Watching Harry Potter while these lazy kids sleep. 5mon

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thecheekylibertarian As a puppy, while the other dogs had aspirations, Samba always wanted to know what bark was made out of. 5mon

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thecheekylibertarian So I realized I accidentally cropped their heads out of the video when I first posted it, so I'm reposting. Because their faces are really the best part. 6mon

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thecheekylibertarian Repost from @humanesociety. Both my babies are foster failures and former shelter dogs and I absolutely cannot imagine life without them and all of the love and hilarity they bring. #adoptdontshop 6mon

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