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The Deadly Consequences of ‘No-Kill’ Policies

“No-kill” policies often do more harm than good in ending the cycle of companion-animal homelessness. Find out how we can truly help end this crisis.

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When Animals Need Rescuing From Their ‘Rescuers’

Some “rescues” are far from what they claim to be. Beware of hoarders, scammers, bunchers, dealers, and others posing as “rescuers” who are victimizing animals.

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What Happens When ‘Save Rates’ Trump Common Sense?

In an attempt to boast higher “save rates,” some shelters are taking dangerous measures, including adopting out dogs with an unpredictable temperament to unsuspecting members of the public.

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How Did Dogs ‘Saved From Euthanasia’ End Up Dead?

A gruesome discovery in a Tennessee barn has provided yet another example of how animals suffer and die when shelters become desperate to avoid euthanasia.

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Ingrid E. Newkirk Exposes ‘No-Kill’ Sheltering

PETA’s president explains why the “no-kill” sham really means “slow kill” and “more kill.”


The Biggest Threat to Homeless Animals Today: The Betrayal of ‘No-Kill’ Sheltering

Watch as PETA President Ingrid Newkirk exposes the deadly consequences for animals of so-called “no-kill” policies and what you can do to stop them.

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Another ‘No-Kill’ Story Ends in Tragedy

Being saved from “death row” provides a dog involved in a fatal attack with only a short reprieve.

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How ‘Saving’ Animals at All Costs Can Be a Dangerous Proposition

There are literally hundreds more unwanted animals born every minute of every day. What’s a community to do?

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Is TNR Spreading Rabies?

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that spaying/neutering and releasing feral cats could increase incidences of human rabies exposure.

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‘No-Kill’ Horror Stories

Instead of focusing on the end result—euthanasia—we need to focus on how so many animals get to this point in the first place.

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‘No-kill’ Is Not the Answer to Animal Homelessness

The following was written by Ingrid E. Newkirk.  Some people are suggesting that the solution to dog and cat overpopulation lies with so-called “no-kill” animal shelters. If this were …

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Doing the Math Shows ‘No-Kill’ Is Not the Answer

Put the blame where it should be: on breeders who continue to churn out puppies and kittens and on negligent and uncaring people who treat their animals as disposable …

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Don’t Be Fooled by No-Kill Proponents’ Smoke and Mirrors

When no-kill animal shelters and rescue groups are filled to capacity, which is almost always, they are left with two options: turn away more animals than they take in …

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Euthanasia: We Won’t Run From What Needs to Be Done!

PETA is proud to continue to stand tall and roll up its sleeves to help animals.

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Why We Euthanize

Euthanasia is not a solution to overpopulation but rather a tragic necessity given the present crisis.

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