Capt'n Lisa's Log

Rich Avanzino was interviewed on the radio this morning and says we need only do another 2.3 million adoptions from shelters to become a No Kill Nation. That’s quite a lot of progress, down from 2.7 he said where needed in an interview with him just pubbed on the web yesterday.  And that’s down from the 3 million I’ve seen before.


At this rate, we’ll be at No Kill status by the end of the week.

As I discussed in a previous blog, we don’t really know how many pets are in this country, much less how many people will be adopting next year.  I think the day after I published my blog, this article came out. Americans own 70 million dogs and 74 million cats, and pet ownership is waning. Or no, wait. It’s 83 million dogs and 96 million cats, and pet ownership is…

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