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U.S. Animal Sheltering at a Glance

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292227_4143961523879_241480026_nArticle by Nathan Winograd (www.nathanwinograd.com)

■About 7,000,000 animals enter shelters every year.

■Approximately 40% of shelter animals are killed.

■Roughly 30,000,000 acquire a new companion animal every year.

■95% to 99% of shelter animals are healthy and treatable.

■Some shelters save 99% of the animals. A few save 100% of dogs and cats.

■Over 8,000,000 people live in communities saving between 90% and 99% of dogs and cats in their shelters.

■Over 35,000,000 people live in communities saving at least 80% of dogs and cats in their shelters.

For those of you wanting to keep up with progress toward a No Kill nation, visit:

http://www.saving90.org

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