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Why do animal shelters kill animals?

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Answered 2011-06-07 02:58:20

sadly to say they don't have the money or space to keep every animal and if it is not found a home for within a certain time period (usually 7-10 days) it will havbe to be put to sleep to make room for other animals that are coming in

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Is it legal for animal shelters to kill animals?

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Are there animal shelters that only kill dangerous animals?

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