“Animal shelters are themselves frequently little more than slaughterhouses.” ~Jennifer and Nathan Winograd, Free From Harm

Girl for Animal Liberation

Where Animal Welfare Gets It Wrong: Part I

Happy Meat Market, Chinatown, TorontoAnimal shelters in this country exist for primarily one purpose: to provide a safety-net of care for our nation’s homeless animals. With half of all animals entering our shelters being killed rather than given the new beginning that they not only deserve, but which the No Kill movement has proven unequivocally is possible, to say that most of our animal shelters are failing in their mission is a gross understatement. But the betrayal goes even deeper than the killing, although by far that is the greatest harm. Because in addition to taking the lives of four million animals a year, animal shelters in this country are rife with abuse and neglect as well. Why? Because they kill. Studies of slaughterhouse workers have found…

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Environmentalist, Animal Lover, Birder,Equastrian
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