Most government run shelters - meaning your tax dollars - kill their animals when they run out of space. There's been a change in philosophy over the last decade to create a no kill nation where every healthy dog is found a new home. Most government shelters haven't signed on, and they continue to kill their surrendered animals. More and more shelters are embracing the no kill philosophy, but it means a big change in the way things are done, and big changes take time. Some shelters just won't take that time. My question is whether you are more likely to adopt a dog or cat from a no kill shelter, or a shelter that has to kill its animals due to lack of space.Answer Question
Answer by KairisMama at 12:40 PM on Jun. 9, 2010
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I looked everywhere, finally found my dog at North Shore Animal League. I visited one no-kill shelter that was full of misfit dogs that should have been put down, but they were ademently NO-KILL so they HAD to save all the unadoptable dogs. Some of them where downright dangerous and needed to be in fenced in runs forever. It was disgusting.
I'm going for best fit for my household. My dog is expected to live 12-20 years. That is not a decision I make based on politics.
Answer by Anonymous at 9:33 AM on Jun. 10, 2010
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