Every Summer, I always come across numerous stories of some careless, heartless person who decides to bring their dog along for a car ride, but then chooses to leave their dog in t...
Every 8 Seconds
Every 8 seconds, a cat or dog in an animal shelter is euthanized due to overcrowding
45 Cats & Dogs
In the USA, there are 45 cats and dogs for every 1 person born. Yet there are TONS of people still breeding. Helping can be as easy as making sure your dogs or cats are spayed or neutered.
1 Out of 10 Dogs Finds Homes
On average, out of every 10 dogs born, only 1 ever finds a permanent home.
25% of Shelter Dogs are PUREBREDS
Dogs living in shelters are NOT all mixed breeds. Most people don’t know that roughly 25% of ALL dogs in shelters are PUREBREDS.
DID YOU KNOW
Of 23.5 million adopters in the United States, only 5 million are definitely choosing to adopt from shelters and rescues. That’s only 21% of Americans who are willing to adopt!
DEFINITELY CHOOSING SHELTERS AND RESCUES
DEFINITELY CHOOSING BREEDERS
Number of Cats & Dogs In The United States (In Millions)
Number of Dogs (in millions)
Number of Cats (in millions)
FACTS ABOUT PET OWNERSHIP IN THE U.S.
The average cost of basic food, supplies, medical care and training for a dog or cat is $600 to $900 annually.
68% of US Homes Own A Pet
Only 25% of US Pets Come from a Shelter
There are approximately 78.2 million dogs as pets in the US
There are approximately 86.4 million cats living in US homes
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Posted by Courtney Gagliardi
Category Cat Trapping
My boyfriend Mike and I moved into our house November of this year and had no idea that we would be living with ten roommates as well. We quickly found out that the bush on the sid...