Save Domestic Pigeons and Doves From Euthanasia

 
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Save Domestic Pigeons and Doves From Euthanasia

Save Domestic Pigeons and Doves From Euthanasia

Domestic Pigeons Can't Be Released

Domestic Pigeons Can't Be Released
These 4-week old king pigeons (squab) were bought at a live poultry market and "released" at a funeral. They had no place to go and no survival skills. They were lucky to end up in the animal shelter.

Foster Volunteer Jill with Tink

Foster Volunteer Jill with Tink
Tink suffers from serious neurological impairment but, until meeting Jill, was aloof and standoffish. Jill and Tink fell in love immediately and their mutual devotion is beautiful to see.

Petal & Wyatt

Petal & Wyatt
Petal & Wyatt were facing shelter euthanasia when MickaCoo brought them into foster care. There, they fell in love and are now mated for life. They are happy to be alive.

Blanco & Bean

Blanco & Bean
Homing pigeon Blanco (most likely lost after a "wedding dove release") and his mate unreleasable feral Bean, were both rescued by MickaCoo. They fell in love at first sight and have been adopted into a forever home.

Chanel

Chanel
Chanel is a beautiful, sweet Trumpeter pigeon and a victim of selective breeding. His extravagant feathers impede his movements and make him vulnerable to growths and broken blood feathers.

Yuzu and Shae

Yuzu and Shae
Rescued king pigeon Yuzu (shown here wearing his pigeon pants) and his person Shae volunteer at adoption and outreach events as ambassadors on behalf of MickaCoo Pigeon & Dove Rescue.

Doves Pierre & Piper

Doves Pierre & Piper
Pierre was surrendered to MickaCoo at the age of 12 months with an untreated splayed leg that made him unable to stand or walk. Piper was found as a stray in San Jose and rescued from shelter euthanasia by MickaCoo. They fell in love and Piper was an incredibly gentle, loving and supportive mate to Pierre throughout his surgeries and recovery. Pierre can now stand, walk, strut and fly and is very happy to have the use of his legs.

Elinor & Lucky

Elinor & Lucky
Injured racing pigeons Elinor & Lucky found love and a home through MickaCoo Pigeon & Dove Rescue. Thank you to Jill Shepard for this photo.

Spirit Wants to Live

Spirit Wants to Live
This juvenile king pigeon, named Spirit by shelter volunteers, was saved from euthanasia by MickaCoo Pigeon & Dove Rescue.
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Project Leader

Elizabeth Young

San Francisco, California United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Save Domestic Pigeons and Doves From Euthanasia