The most recent statistics on the Clark Co Animal Control website are not too recent. In the fiscal year 2010 – 2011, the pound took in 10,181 dogs, killing 5099 of them. Las Vegas tv news station KTNV reported yesterday that “almost 14,000 animals” were killed in Clark Co last year. Regardless of the exact number currently being killed, it’s obviously steep.
One bright spot: The county has partnered with local veterinarian Chris Yach for decades. Dr. Yach saves animals the county can not afford to treat:
As part of his long-standing private practice, Doc Yach provided emergency care for sick and injured animals brought to him by Clark County Animal Control.
Often going out-of-pocket to provide extra care beyond what the county could cover.
“And we loved to. It was kind of one of those things we could do to give back,” Dr. Yach said.
The county reportedly keeps…
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