The city of Brampton is getting just battered with letters and phone calls -- so in response, the city took out a full page ad (cost: $7291) in the Brampton Guardian to defend their position regardng Brittany and Rambo.
Brittany and Rambo are two Boxers that the city has seized under Ontario's Dog Owner Liability Act that the city is claiming are 'pit bulls' -- which are outlawed under DOLA. The dog's owners are fighting to prevent them from being killed in the shelter and while the debate rages on, the city of Brampton has forbid the owners from even going to visit their dogs.
Here's a copy of the letter (you can double click to enlarge):
"We stand behind our Animal Services staff - they provide and important and compassionate service in our city. Our team takes enormous prid in how we approach and interact with every family and their pet. This case has been no exception."
This is the city that has been holding two animals in the kennel for what is now over a month and won't allow the owners to even visit their dogs at the shelter. Apparently Mr. Lowery defines "compassion" differently than I do.