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Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Top 10 Reasons Dogs and Cats Are Left At Shelters

Thanks to the National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy for these two lists.

First, top ten reasons dogs are left at shelters.

1. Moving
2. Landlord issues
3. Cost of pet maintenance
4. No time for pet
5. Inadequate facilities
6. Too many pets in home
7. Pet illness (es)
8. Personal problems
9. Biting
10. No homes for littermates

Next, top ten reasons cats are left at shelters.

1. Too many in house
2. Allergies
3. Moving
4. Cost of pet maintenance
5. Landlord issues
6. No homes for littermates
7. House soiling
8. Personal problems
9. Inadequate facilities
10. Doesn't get along with other pets

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