Pet shelters were once thought of as a useful service for pet owners under pressure. The latest statistics suggest, however, that re-homing centers are now a critical service. According to the latest figures, over 7 million pets find themselves without a home each year in America – and the problem seems to be getting more serious all the time.
So give a thought to your local non-profit animal shelter, many of which are full to bursting with unwanted pets while they try to make ends meet. The following infographic helps to explain the amazing work of pet shelters around the world, and what you can do to help your local center re-home more pets.
Original infographic provided by PBS Pet Travel.