But nonetheless, I still have to say something:
The HSUS, once again, recommended that dogs (and very young puppies) taken from a dogfighting operation be killed.
In all fairness, the HSUS does not make the call in these situations - ever. The dogs in these cases will always be at the mercy of a judge that is acting according to the local laws.
Judges, like all people, are not specialists in all matters, and as such, are likely to have no clue as to politics of the HSUS or the great dis-trust that many Americans and Canadians have for the organization...let alone a strong understanding of dog behavior.
And because this group has been around nearly 60 years, is a known player in the world of politics (read: they are powerful lobbyists), and has the word Humane in it's moniker many politicians seek their counsel, many judges seek their counsel, and many legislators seek their counsel.
So with that said, please take the time to read the following blog posts, all of which express their frustration with the lack of understanding, respect, and decency that can be found in the HSUS' actions:
Lassie, Get Help:Worse than Vick
KC Dog Blog: The Answer is Kill, Now What is the Question?
BADRAP Blog: Numb
B-MORE Bulldogs: Letter to the HSUS