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Sunday, April 5, 2009

HRM Animal Control

Posted on Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 7:01 PM

You guys are tools. Here is the story:

I was leaving my place to go get some groceries when I spotted a black dog wandering around near the road. Clearly there was no owner in sight. The dog was docile and I noticed an HRM registration on his collar, so I brought him inside.

I looked on Kijiji for missing pets, no dice. I called the vet on quinpool and they were closed. I decided to go against my gut instinct and call animal control.

You are a dumb fuck. I told you I had found a dog and you told me I had two options. 'You' were telling 'me' I had two options. Those rediculous options were:

Option 1: let animal control come and pick up the dog, which would cost the owner at least 125 dollars, maybe more.

Option 2: Let the dog go.

You cocksucker; I told you he had an HRM registration tag, why couldn't you just give me the owners phone number. Whats that? Against policy to give out that kind of information? Fair enough, why don't you take the registration number, look up the owner, call the owner, and give the owner my phone number?

You douche, you wouldn't even do that. You laughed in my face when I told you I would figure it out on my own. I hung up on you.

I made a call to the metro animal emergency shelter, they ran the dogs rabies tag, and put me in touch with the owner. Within 15 minutes the dog was back home, only 1 block away from me.

This whole event furthers my belief that bureaucracy is the bane of a civilized society. I hope you lose something important to you and never get it back.

---Slashing through red tape.

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