Petful says that the main reasons they kill animals is illness, aggression, and over population. 2.7 million pets are in shelters so they need to select categories to kill faster then others.
No kill recuses often do more harm than good in ending animal homelessness. PETA claims that finding a home for one dog may save one life, but sterilizing one dog will save hundreds of dogs lives by preventing new generations of potentially homeless puppies.
Brian Palmer says that NYC for found a solution to stray dog problems that involves them being locked up in a cage. Since 70% of Americans say that unwanted dogs and cats should not be cared for, the country still has 25 million stray dogs.
No-kill animal shelters are playing a leading role in ending animal homelessness in the U.S. The team at Best Friends Animal Society describes the problem of pet homelessness and the progress that’s been made as a no-kill shelter to be an end to killing pets in our nation’s shelters.
Pawfriendly continues the debate over supporting no-kill animal shelters vs kill. No one wants to kill an animal but the world will become over populated without kill shelters. Kill shelters only accept animals that have a good chance of getting a new home, so the others get left behind.
PETA claims that animals who need help, can't get into no-kill shelters because capacity is full. kill shelters allow space for the ill or injured animals by killing the healthy ones after a certain amount of time without being adopted. The "lucky ones" will be taken to clean open-admission facilities and get ready for adoption. While the "unlucky ones" get no attention or space for help at all.
The issue of 'kill' and 'no-kill' shelters not so clear-cut. Arianne Baker claims that most animals in situations like this, the animal shelters are the answer. But shelters vary in both quality and practice and policy will affect what will happen to the animal.