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Animal euthanasia debate sparked by area rate study

Marguerite Pearson, director of communications at the Animal Protective Foundation in Glenville, holds a cat up for adoption Wednesday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Marguerite Pearson, director of communications at the Animal Protective Foundation in Glenville, holds a cat up for adoption Wednesday.
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An animal welfare study released Tuesday by the Humane Society of the Capital Region has put a spotlight on the area’s animal euthanization rate and what the organization calls serious gaps in services that address animal homelessness, overpopulation, neglect and cruelty. Local shelter directors agree there is room for improvement but said some information in the report may be misleading. The study, “Report on Animal Welfare in the Capital Region,” analyzed an 11-county area that ...


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wmarincic
February 7, 2013
7:38 a.m.

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It is sad that people don't take care of pets, but the biggest culprit is ACC in NYC, Gov. Cuomo's buddy is on the board and they kill more than 40,000 animals per YEAR. Rescue groups are fighting day and night to save these animals with ACC putting up roadblocks. Almost 100% of animals surrendered at ACC get kennel cough which gets them on the kill list. Anyone that wants information on this check Facebook and Urgent death row dogs at https://www.facebook.com/#!/Urgentdeathr...

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