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What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Animal Shelters

WHAT WIKIPEDIA CAN'T TELL YOU ABOUT ANIMAL SHELTERS Shelter Solutions 25% of dogs that enter local shelters are purebred. Only 10% of the animals received by shelters have been spayed or neutered. Approximately 8-12 million companion animalsenter animal shelters nationwide every year andapproximately 5-9 million are euthanized (60% of dogs and 70% of cats) 3 to 4 million dogs and cats are killed every year because shelters are too full and there aren't enough adoptive homes. Over 20% of people who leave dogs in shelters adopted them from a shelter. Total number of homes that own at least 1 companion animal: 70% Total number of dogs and cats that are bought 6% at pet stores : According to the National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy (NCPPSP) less than 2% of cats and only 15 to 20% of dogs are returned to their owners. Owned cats and dogs generally live longer, healthier lives than strays Resources Shelter Solutions

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