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    Subject: Re: the animals seen in the film
    Date: May 19, 2006
    Sender: concerned in alaskaPrevious

    boy am i glad to know the animals were taken care of. it is so human to drop everything if it is no longer of any use or in their progress' way. i see this here in alaska a lot. when dog mushers get through with running dogs the animals are thrown away. i think such behaviour shows how we deal with each other. very sad indeed.
    thanks for doing research on the animals welfare.
    cheers

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    Re: the animals seen in the film

    Actually, the fate of the animals in this film is somewhat important, and I'm surprised they did not discuss it in the movie itself. Some library research revealed to me that PETA got involved in the lawsuit against amtrak, in defense of the pets kept by the homeless. (Since the homeless were not allowed to keep pets in their new apartments, something had to be done with them. Amtrak wanted to send them to pounds, but PETA insisted on sending them to a shelter.) They ended up at the Northshore shelter...and funding from PETA provided much of the assistance for lawyers fees in the trial against amtrak. So in a sense, the pets helped save their owners!






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  • Dark Days   from Petra, Sep 15, 2001
  • the animals seen in the film   from kathy, Aug 16, 2002
  • Re: the animals seen in the film   from Steve, Feb 18, 2005
  • Re: the animals seen in the film   from Orinthal, Mar 4, 2005
  • Re: the animals seen in the film   from jason lang, Mar 7, 2005
  • Re: the animals seen in the film   from joseph herrerra, Aug 16, 2005
  • Re: the animals seen in the film   from teo, Sep 23, 2005
  • Re: the animals seen in the film   from bulldog the great, Oct 12, 2005
  • Re: the animals seen in the film   from Good point, Oct 18, 2005
  • » Re: the animals seen in the film «   from concerned in alaska, May 19, 2006
  • Dark Days   from Petra, Sep 15, 2001
  • the animals seen in the film   from kathy, Aug 16, 2002
  • Re: the animals seen in the film   from Steve, Feb 18, 2005
  • Re: the animals seen in the film   from Orinthal, Mar 4, 2005
  • Re: the animals seen in the film   from jason lang, Mar 7, 2005
  • Re: the animals seen in the film   from joseph herrerra, Aug 16, 2005
  • Re: the animals seen in the film   from teo, Sep 23, 2005
  • Re: the animals seen in the film   from bulldog the great, Oct 12, 2005
  • Re: the animals seen in the film   from Good point, Oct 18, 2005
  • » Re: the animals seen in the film «   from concerned in alaska, May 19, 2006