ASSESSMENT VIDEO OF LENNOX:
PLEASE HELP TO SAVE THE LIFE OF THIS INNOCENT DOG, CONDEMNED TO DEATH BECAUSE SOMEONE
MISTAKENLY THOUGHT HE WAS A PITBULL!!! WRONGLY SEIZED FROM HIS LOVING FAMILY AND
IMPRISONED FOR A YEAR ON DEATH ROW, HIS TIME IS FAST RUNNING OUT!!!
It is totally unbelievable that with all of the protest, the outrage and the measures that LENNOX’s family has taken to free their beautiful boy, from the clutches of the authorities, that LENNOX remains on DEATH ROW. WHY???? Because of the mistaken identity of him due to his appearance….it has been proven that LENNOX is NOT a PITBULL.
It is incomprehensible that the Courts having this knowledge have not freed LENNOX allowing him to return to his beloved owners. That the Magistrate in this case has not reversed his decision which condemned LENNOX to death over a year ago. LENNOX has been held in his prison and denied seeing his human family. The continued emotional pain that LENNOX’s human family suffers is great, the pain and suffering of LENNOX is equally as great.
LENNOX has done absolutely NOTHING to warrant a Death Sentence. No one has ever come forward to claim that he has ever bitten anyone while in the care of his family. Seized ONLY because he resembles a PITBULL..a serious mistake..which can and will result in LENNOX being put to death if a miracle does not soon happen and the Magistrate reverses his decision.
Admitting to and acknowledging a mistake is a courageous and responsible thing to do, is it not???
In a follow-up statement (PDF received by email today) issued by Animal Behaviourist Sarah Fisher (who did an assessment of Lennox and testified in court) this follow-up statement was issued as Ms. Fisher puts it “I do care however that Lennox is being portrayed in a poor light through this video clip as my experience of handling Lennox was thoroughly enjoyable and I now feel the need to explain in greater detail the truth, as I see it, about my assessment”. Note: this short video clip has been circulating on the Internet. Ms. Fisher goes on to say that LENNOX “showed excellent impulse control at all times”..” Lennox was so gentle with the taking of the food both in the crate and also later in the car park. He was also appropriate in his behaviour with the games we played” .
Anyone who has handled an animal rescue knows full well that the animal may show signs of extreme nervousness towards a stranger, visible trembling, perhaps even growls, feeling terrified and alone, exhibiting anxiety accompanied by possible barking. This is all very normal and to be expected. Experience has taught animal rescuerers and handlers well.
In her follow-up statement, Ms. Fisher goes on to say…”even in the environment that was causing him some anxiety, he could still learn and take direction from a stranger” this comment explains her working with him using a “clicker and some treats”. She goes on to say “His eyes were soft and he was friendly.” In clarifying the word friendly Ms. Fisher went onto say that the word friendly “does not mean confident. Was Lennox anxious? Yes. Hostile? No.”
Sarah Fisher’s Complete Statement
To learn more about LENNOX and the continued FIGHT to save this INNOCENT dogs life, please go to the links below.
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