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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Justice for Puppy Doe: Tell Craigslist to Help Stop Violence Against Pets

New Trial Date Announced

AUG 8, 2017 — After several delays, the most recent being due to a medical emergency with the Massachusetts assistant district attorney, the trial of the man accused of torturing “Puppy Doe” will finally begin with jury selection on October 24th 2017.

Justice for Puppy Doe: Tell Craigslist to Help Stop Violence Against Pets

On August 31st 2013, a young, small, female dog named ‘Puppy Doe’ was found brutally tortured in a Quincy, Massachusetts park, and we were all left wondering who could let this happen to any animal. The dog’s injuries were so violent and severe that the only humane thing to do was to euthanize her. She had been starved, burned, stabbed, and limbs pulled from her joints in what’s been described as a “medieval" style torture.
It was later determined that the original owner of the dog had to give her up for undermined reasons. According to media reports, the owner decided to put the dog, named Kiya, up for adoption on Craigslist. The Pets category is often a go-to source for animal abusers looking for victims because it is anonymous and there is no accountability or screening process. I'm asking Craigslist to change their policies on these re-homing ads so that it is never again a part of tragedies like what happened to Puppy Doe.
The before and after pictures of "Puppy Doe" speak for themselves. How many more times does this have to happen before Craigslist stops allowing people to give their pets away to strangers without any background checks or accountability? Craigslist already prohibits the sale of these animals according to your TOS, so I want you to update your policy to not allow the re-homing of pets by anyone not working for a registered shelter or rescue group that is able to conduct background checks to make sure animals are placed in loving homes.
I'm a passionate animal welfare supporter who grew up in Quincy, Massachusetts and remember playing at the playground where Puppy Doe was found. I've personally tested the Craigslist platform since this horrendous incident and short of a buried link to a PETA article, there are no warnings on the "Pets" section about the dangers of posting these re-homing ads.
These are breathing, feeling, loving animals we’re talking about, not old pieces of furniture-- we are challenging Craigslist to do better by adopting a new policy that protects these vulnerable animals!
It's beyond words that this sweet, innocent dog, that once knew love had to suffer this violent, evil fate. If actions were taken to improve the safety of animals posted on Craigslist, there would be some justice in Puppy Doe's name knowing that another pet will never suffer such violence as a result of being dumped off on Craigslist.
Mr. Buckmaster, while remembering the notorious "Craigslist Killer" murders which led you to ban the Erotic Services category on your site, I am asking your company to take a long hard look at your current policies on Pet postings to help keep these helpless animals safe.
To Puppy Doe: Rest in Peace sweet angel girl, and know that there are thousands of people who love you and are seeking justice.

This petition will be delivered to:
  • Craigslist CEO
    Jim Buckmaster
  • Craigslist Public Relations Department
    Susan MacTavish Best

Puppy Doe's illegal immigrant alleged torturer faces decades in prison as he's hit with 12 counts of abuse

  • Radoslaw Czerkawski, 32, charged with 12 counts of animal cruelty and one count of misleading police
  • 'Puppy Doe' had been stabbed in the eye and had limbs pulled apart and had her tongue slashed in a forked serpent shape
  • Czerawski was staying in U.S. on expired tourist visa and working as home attendant to 95-year-old dementia patient 
  • He is also accused of stealing 11 checks worth total of $6,700 from New Bedford, Massachusetts, church in April 2012

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