04 Feb '12, 3am

Weaving A Safety Net for Animals | Care2 Causes

Weaving A Safety Net for Animals | Care2 Causes

Yet another collective gasp was likely heard around the globe when the Associated Press reported the debt downgrade of five euro zone nations by Fitch Ratings. For those who are concerned about the welfare of animals, a new alarm sounded. The question is raised: will conditions for unwanted animals go from marginal or bad to worse? Also, how will it be possible for countries with austerity plans to take care of their at-risk animal populations? I am pleased to report that in addition to the United States , other nations — despite their economic woes — have effective protection measures underway to care for their animals in need. The following examples outline several successful European animal care programs. In the United Kingdom, the largest dog welfare charity, Dogs Trust , vows to never destroy a healthy dog. This organization, founded in 1891, states that their mission...

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