Americans prefer no-kill pet shelters

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petshelters Americans prefer no kill pet shelters

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A majority of pet owners said shelter animals should only be put to sleep if they are too sick or too aggressive, a recent study shows.

An AP-Petside.com poll showed pet owners favored no-kill animal shelters, or at least shelters with strict policies on putting animals down. Only one in four pet owners said shelters should be allowed to euthanize animals to control the population, according to the study.

KFWB’s Maggie McKay spoke with Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles chapter president Madeline Bernstein about what the survey numbers show.

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