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I gotta say, I appreciate North Vancouver taking a humorous approach to the issue of dog waste. Another sign after the jump. Read the rest of this entry »
Pet abandonment in San Francisco could be a distant memory if the SF SPCA has anything to say about it.
According to a blog post in SF Weekly, the animal-welfare agency pledged recently to end animal abandonment — dumping pets at shelters — citywide by 2020. We’re nothing if not idealistic in this town!
Preventing overpopulation and surrenders helps ensure that animals never need to enter a shelter; it is achieved by expanding free and low-cost spay/neuter programs, behavior resources, and charitable veterinary care.
Watch the Vision 2020 video for more on the mission. What do you think? Attainable goal or not, eight years out?
Photo: KayVee.INC on Flickr
We all have our reasons for grooming pets ourselves or leaving it to the pros. Maybe you’re nervous after cutting nails too close, or perhaps it just requires a more practiced hand.
But if a bill makes it through the California state legislature, the definition of “pro” may get a little narrower.