The untold truth about homeless pets in WA

Homelessness is already a problem for America in general. Point blank, this is just sad and I wish I had an answer but I don’t.

Another homeless epidemic will be our angry friends!

The Presidents of Humane Society International have this to say:

“Dog and cat homelessness is a very complex problem, this new data will help. Animal welfare organizations, policy makers, pet professionals, educators and researchers to better understand the scale and factors influencing this problem, which in turn can support the most effective interventions. .Jeffrey FlokenPresident, Humane Society International (Source)

Pet-friendly housing is rare: 1 in 5 people are considering giving up their pet, because the next place they move to doesn’t accept pets.

– Challenges of pet ownership: from behavior to other factors such as allergens, personal health and fitness challenges, as well as costs.

– Missing Pets: You know those pets you see on social media? “Lost dog, please find…” A staggering amount not actually found 🙁

Source

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“They set out to understand the scale of pet homelessness and the factors that contribute to pets ending up on the streets or in shelters, highlighting the needs of a huge hidden pet population today. are.” Source

The project aims to take more informed and targeted action to reduce homelessness and help ensure pets get the care they need. Source

– Understand the costs, living and future of pet ownership, so you can ensure you are reducing the homeless pet population.

– Donate to Wenatchee Humane Societyor one of the many other humane societies around WA State and other states.

I feel like I wrote to Sarah McLachlan and while I apologize for the heartbreak, I don’t regret bringing it to your attention. Let’s help our beloved animals and reduce the homeless pet factor.


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