The number of cats and dogs euthanized at Cleveland's two largest shelters has decreased dramatically over the last 12 years, from a total of 16,757 in 2000 to 3,085 last year, according to Cleveland Kennel and Animal Protective League officials.
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A lawmaker seeking to ban the killing of dogs and cats by carbon monoxide says ...
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Postponement of plan to cut the graveyard shift at six city-operated shelters comes a day after activists and shelter workers held a vigil to protest the proposed staffing change.Work schedules at Los Angeles city animal shelters won't change, at least for now, after animal activists and union workers protested a plan to eliminate overnight staffing.
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This legislative season brought hope -- and some successes -- for those of us hard at work to change how our communities, pounds, and shelters treat cats. Let's face it: America's animal pound and shelter system is broken. Each year most animals who enter shelters are killed -- including 70 percent of cats overall and 100 percent of feral cats, also called community cats. In...
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Animal advocates who helped rescue 56 dogs with serious health problems from a Sampson County home said dog breeders should be subject to the same state laws as animal shelters and pet shops.
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The routine euthanasia of dogs and cats at Utah animal shelters by gassing them in carbon monoxide chambers would be...
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Veterinarians and animal shelter/rescue organizations, two groups with similar goals, are fighting like cats and dogs over a proposed bill that would change requirements for shelters.Click to Continue »
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The last 30 animal shelters in South and West Texas will no longer end the lives of unwanted shelter dogs, cats, kittens, and puppies by gas chambers using carbon monoxide or carbon dioxide. SB 360 takes effect immediately.According to...
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The Jefferson City Animal Shelter has taken in more than 40 cats that Holts Summit police and animal rescue volunteers removed from a Holts Summit residence Monday and Tuesday.
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Trap-neuter-return (TNR) is a program through which feral cats are humanely trapped, neutered at a clinic and then returned to their outdoor homes to live out their lives. TNR is fast becoming the predominant approach to feral cat management in the United States because it is proven to stabilize feral cat colony growth and gradually reduce the population of outdoor cats...
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