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The Dog Days Of A Bad Economy

01/19/2012 03:09 pm 15:09:25

Since the economy's turn for the worse, animal shelters and rescue organizations have been feeling the heat. Municipal shelters are obligated to take in any relinquished animal in their jurisdictions. But with unemployment still high and confidence still fledgling, people tell authorities they are less able to afford pets and more animals are being abandoned.

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