A Happy day for Sky ~ Sharing is Caring

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You all remember Sky? She was taken from her family under BSL (Breed Specific Legislation) simply because of her appearance. Her incarceration had nothing to do with her lineage or history. Sky had been isolated in a Police Kennel since April 2016 despite a Court Ordered Exemption in August of that year.

Well I’m pleased to share the news that Sky is back home with her family. 3 bum swings! 3 more! She arrived home on January 30th & from what I’ve seen both her & her family are overjoyed.

It just goes to show you what a sustained team effort can accomplish. My huMom often says, “sharing is caring”, When Sky was lingering in a kennel her human’s were fighting for her release. So many humans from all over the world took up her cause. The ‘Save Sky from BSL’ campaign attempted to raise £12,000 to cover the legal costs, while more than 11,000 people signed a petition calling for her release. But also, people shared the posts & tweets which were in turn shared again & again. The story of Sky’s plight spread far & wide & it payed off. Sky is home.

Remember the power of social media. Sharing IS caring. When you participate, great things can happen. Don’t just “like” stories, if it’s about a cause you believe in, share it. It may reach that one person that can make all the difference, or raise enough voices to force positive action.

DDA Watch, a British campaign group which assists pet owners facing legal proceedings, helped in Sky’s case. They also advocate for focusing on responsible dog ownership & not punishing dogs with BSL.

Here is an article about Sky from the Bristol Post.

You can find out more on Sky’s Facebook page.

CEO Olivia ❤

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An Update on Sky ~ End BSL Everywhere

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Hello everyone, Olivia here. Today I’m marking a sad anniversary. Back in January I barked out about a Dog in the United Kingdom named Sky. Just to remind you, Sky was taken from her family simply because of her appearance. She would have been euthanized if not for her family launching a legal battle to get her home.

Sky has now been locked up for a year. That’s a very long time to be away from your family. Especially in dog years. Sky’s family did win a decision in court to have her exempted & sent home, but that decision has been legally challenged & so Sky is still not where she should be, at home with her family. The BSL (breed Specific Legislation) has been on the books in the Untied Kingdom for 26 years. That’s just wrong & backwards. A dog is a dog.

There is an online event this week to help Sky & raise awareness of the evil BSL. You can get involved & perhaps play a small part in getting Sky home with her family. You can also sign a petition on Sky’s Facebook page. Please help bring Sky home & end BSL everywhere.

CEO Olivia