DC 101's support of Animal neglect & abuse sign now

Radio Station DC 101
Washington DC

Listen to their morning radio show long enough, and you too will be grabbing at your phone to warn about this public display of animal neglect.
The DJ Elliot of DC101, is owner to several cats and dogs currently. He most recently had 3 ferrets of which he claimed to not have enough time for them, so he gave them away to a human society, only after being badgered by his sidekick Diane about whether or not he gave them away or let them loose like the rest of the animals he's lost interest in.
Today's morning show Feb. 15th 2002 was a discussion about what pet he should get next, and to also keep around the studio. Pot Bellied Pigs were at the top of the list, a caller spoke to them saying how he had a really nice big one that he would love to get rid of because it eats everything.

Him and his fellow DJ Diane are also looking for Pot Bellied Pig shelters online where they might be able to obtain one. However Elliot knows nothing about the care and raising of Pot Bellied Pigs but insist on having his next pet to be more exotic.

Several people had called and emailed Elliot on his animal neglect cases before his only comment to them was, "I don't care".
Two women callers had called up this morning confronting him about it, in which he answered "Yeah, whatever." He aired one woman's call about how she let her kids pet hamster outside to roam free after she got sick of it stating, "I'm sure he had a good time playing outside!"
Elliot also proclaims that Human Societies are No Kill, and that shelters are the horrible places owners could take there pets. Another lady called and informed him that humane societies euthanasia with in 10 days. As I have worked in a humane society, it ranges from 2 days to 2 months. Elliot still did not believe or care that humane societies DO euthanasia.
Diane followed up by saying "So that means your ferrets are probably dead" Elliot replied with a quick "Oh well!"

Later in this same show Diane thought up that perhaps Elliot could own Sugar Gliders. Now these animals are not like owning anything as common as a dog or a cat, neither DJ's know anything about them, claiming they are easy to tame and take care of! In truth sugar gliders take a lot of patience and time to tame, they are still very much wild animals, and have strict dietary requirements. Another fellow DJ showed up and had brought them a Chia Pet, in which they kept saying repeatedly "I don't know what to do with this, how do you work this thing." Elliot wouldn't even bother to read the directions and care on the box for this simple plant, let alone an animal.
For any young child, or highly impressionable and ignorant person that is possibly listening to this show spells trouble! People would start to believe that just 'throwing away your pets' is acceptable treatment, and that its not necessary to learn about your pet before you adopt one, also that adopting exotic animals on a whim is a 'fun' and 'easy' thing to do.

Please help Elliot to see that this talk of encouraging animal abuse/neglect to the broad public is not acceptable.

You can contact Elliot at
[email protected]

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Latest Signatures

  • 07 December 2015100. Evonne V
    The ignorant fool should be fired!
  • 20 September 201599. Aisha M
    The only pig he needs to take care of is himself!
  • 12 August 201598. Carolyn C
    I support this petition
  • 26 July 201597. V G
    To promote animal neglect is a crime in my eyes! I will never listen to your station again. Tell your DJ's to get educated!
  • 28 March 201596. Freland B
    These people are repugnant and I am outraged that you think there is an intelligent audience for this crap!!!
  • 25 March 201595. Christi B
    I support this petition
  • 08 December 201494. Joanne G
    I support this petition
  • 27 October 201493. Rodney S
    I support this petition
  • 24 October 201492. Heather Mm
    I support this petition
  • 29 September 201491. Jessica Church
    This is so stupid. Im signing this just to see how many stupid women acually take elliot serious. If your gonna be gay about this kinda stuff, then why listen to him??
  • 22 August 201490. Brenda S
    Now let me get this straight yea, ok we all pretty much know that Elliot is an idiot.... but now you're telling me that Diane is also just as stupid. wow hard to believe that these two actually have people listening to there show.
  • 25 July 201489. Elliot Christian
    you people have absolutely no lives and have no idea what i do on my show. i own 7 animals and treat them like children. my wife works for a vet. i donate time and money to animal causes ranging from rescue to care. so go away
  • 13 June 201488. Jane Y
    I support this petition
  • 25 March 201487. Susan M
  • 07 March 201486. Mary Ellengloverbunnyluadoptionsi
    I support this petition
  • 11 November 201385. Jenn B
    stop abusing pets for laughs
  • 11 August 201384. Spanky Fitzgerald
    Get a life you freakin hippies!
  • 18 April 201383. Maureen Watkins
    I support this petition
  • 11 April 201382. L Reneee
    Animal abuse should have a stiffer penalty.
  • 23 February 201381. Cory B
    This CRAP panders only to the most repugnant of people whom need not be encouraged to be cruel to animals.Please take this offensive JUNK off the air and fire both DJs!
  • 26 December 201280. Maraya C
    i don't think you'd like it if people just left you to die jerk!!!
  • 11 December 201279. Mack Lutz
    I believe god created animals to be a food source for man kind. This is a stupid petition, grow up you morons.
  • 27 October 201278. Sandy R
    I support this petition
  • 10 August 201277. Lil T
  • 04 August 201276. Elaine R
    I support this petition
  • 23 May 201275. Amanda K
    I support this petition
  • 21 May 201274. Heather T
    i think it should be an eye foe an eye

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