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Animal Adoption Figures Infographic

Dog Data By Meg Marrs 1 min read April 2, 2019 3 Comments

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I want to share this infographic from Mattie Dog which brings some shocking numbers to our attention.

I was quite shocked to see 30-40% of shelter animals euthanized – pretty upsetting numbers. However, this information reinforces the importance of spaying and neutering pets. It’s also a reminder that there are so many wonderful shelter pets out there that need a good home.

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Do you find these figures surprising? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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Meg Marrs is the Founder and Director of Marketing at K9 of Mine. She is a lifelong canine enthusiast and adores dogs of all shapes and sizes! She loves iced coffee, hammocks, and puppy-cuddling!

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Elaine

The numbers are interesting when comparing dogs and cats. I’m not surprised about the owner returned rates, but it is shocking that only 10 percent of animals brought to a shelter are spayed or neutered. I thought it would be a little higher than that. Very informative!

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MattieDog

Thanks for sharing – the numbers are shocking! I hope to get good info out to help increase animal adoption!

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Meghan

You’re welcome, thanks for the great infographic!

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