No Kill Documentary
We are big fans and supporters of Best Friends Animal Society: http://www.bestfriends.org/index.htm in Utah.
What many don't know is that Best Friends, famous for it's sanctuary,
rescue and adoption work is also a major player in the No Kill movement.
Anyone who calls a dog their best friend must as matter of simple
ethics support the concept of saving the life of every dog possible,
at least we think so.
Recently, Best Friends spearheaded a NKLA (No Kill Los Angeles)
movement that is now gaining steam and they have also taken control
of one of the city pounds, saving and adopting out dogs and pets
to the joy of all involved.. Check them out at:
I have always believed that to understand where we are, and where we are
going, we must understand where we came from....another way of defining
The road to contemporary standards where dogs are not just
companions or animals that serve a function, to full fledged family
status has been long and sometimes difficult.
Like any movement it has had a tenuous and not always pretty
path,....but it has survived and flourished making each of us the
fortunate beneficiaries of current maturing social standards and improving
In that regard a film will soon be released on the development of
the No Kill and related animal protection movements.
Here's what No Kill Advocacy Center has to say about it in excerpt.
"The No Kill Advocacy Center, (and) No Kill Nation... announce the
upcoming release of a feature-length documentary on the No Kill
revolution in America.
When the early founders of the animal protection movement died and
their organizations took over the job of killing those they had
been formed to protect, a fiery zeal was replaced with a smoldering
ember that gave little light or warmth and the humane movement went
After over 100 years..... the animal protection movement is finally
Starting with..... the first SPCA in North America..... the
documentary tell(s) the story of heroes and villains, betrayal and
redemption....the story of a social movement that is as noble and
just as those which have come before.
End No Kill Advocacy Center- nokilladvocacycenter.org
It is so important in our view that I thought you might like to see
the trailer for the film....if so simply go to :