Monthly Archives: October 2015

Common Breed Misconceptions

According to the Humane Society, animal shelters all over the United States help to care for roughly 6-8 million dogs and cats each year. Take a guess as to how many of these animal are put down? They say that right now about 3-4 million of these animals are euthanized each year. That means that nearly one half of animal who don’t find homes are put down. Yes, it is true that there is an overpopulation problem, but what are we doing to help? Killing can’t be the only solution? Well… it’s not. People need to also educate themselves on breed misconceptions. A large number of dog breeds never find homes because they now have a negative stigma associated with them. ┬áIf we can erase this stigma, more animals can find loving homes.
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