Adoptions of Dogs and Cats Increased by Over 3%

Adoptions of Dogs and Cats Increased by Over 3% While the Number of Dogs and Cats Entering Animal Welfare Organizations Were Generally Unchanged During the Third Quarter of 2013 (via MarketWired)

Pethealth Inc. TSX : PTZ October 21, 2013 14:21 ET Aggregated Findings from Nearly 1,200 Animal Welfare Organizations Reveal a Continuing Trend of a Tightening Supply of Dogs and Cats Available for Adoption OAKVILLE, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 21,…

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7 years ago

If these stats can be believed, it is an indicator of good news for all of us in the advocacy community who work so hard to save precious lives. Sadly, though, in the southern states, lax attitudes toward spay/neuter and presumably other factors as well have meant little, if any, reduction in “euthanasia” rates for cats and kittens (I don’t know about dogs as I don’t work for them). There needs to be increased effort in educating the public in those states to spay/neuter and adopt for life, as well as increased efforts to bring cats from these high-risk areas… Read more »