Why economic hardship is keeping more animals in shelters

Why economic hardship is keeping more animals in shelters

In the first 14 months of the pandemic, nearly one in five American households adopted a cat or dog. But as COVID precautions shift and inflation takes its toll on the economy, many of those pets are going back into shelters — creating a crisis of capacity.

Go to full article: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/why-economic-hardship-is-keeping-more-animals-in-shelters

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