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In 224 pages, this book traces the history of animal sheltering in the United States of America and its gradual transition from 1990 onwards into support for the "no-kill" goal in which less than 10% of animals entering shelters are euthanized. The includes extensive reporting identifying trends in animal shelter intakes and outcomes. All sources are carefully cited.
animal sheltering, America, dogs, cats, no-kill, euthanasia
Houser, Susan K., "Prodigal Pets: A History of Animal Sheltering in America and the Origin of the No Kill Movement" (2018). eBooks. 29.