Known Facts About Rescue Dogs

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The no-kill movement began in the 1980s

By Tamara Rahoumi January 15, 2020

A no-kill movement in animal sheltering began in 1984 with the Best Friends Animal Society as its flagship. In the year of the organization’s inception, an estimated 17 million animals were being euthanized annually throughout America’s shelters. Today, the organization is working towards achieving a goal of making the entire country no-kill by 2025.

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