What makes us do this?

As I was riding my bike to work this morning, I was thinking about a picture I had seen posted on facebook. It was of many, many dogs thrown into what looked like a dumpster of sorts, and you could see that many of them had leashes or ropes tied around their snouts. I couldn’t tell if they were dead in the photo, but I hoped, that for their sake, that they had already crossed that Rainbow Bridge. The story connected to the photo told of an organized act that had gathered up these animals and then brutally slaughtered them. (Don’t worry, I haven’t included any gruesome photos in this post as I want to open up a dialogue.) Read more