Adopt this dog ... or we will kill it!

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  1. #1

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    Adopt this dog ... or we will kill it!

    Just thought pet owners might get a laugh out of this ... or go ballistic.

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/09...ming_strategy/

    Those among you who remember when it was all fields round here may also recall the famous January 1973 cover of National Lampoon which carried a pic of someone holding a gun to the head of a rather worried looking mutt and the headline "If You Don't Buy This Magazine, We'll Kill This Dog".

    Zack the dog as seen on dogsindanger.comWell, a US "nonprofit national shelter outreach program" has decided to adopt the same no-nonsense approach to selling its wares - but in this case it's for real.

    Yes indeed, cue heartstring-tugging stuff down at dogsindanger.com, where visitors are greeted by a snap of some wretched canine and a reminder of just how long he or she has left before a last walk to the euthanisia room.
    More on register.co.uk

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    A harsh reality tastelessly approached, though shock tactics can aften be the final bastion of the desperate. (Actually sounds like a metaphor US/Iraq!).