If for any unfortunate reason you were in the situation of not being able to keep your dog, here are some facts you should consider:
Not all have a no-kill philosophy. Many dogs are euthanized due to easily treatable health problems, or just because there is no space to keep them.
Beware! Many cases have been reported where dog owners trying to find their dog a good home through these ads are actually giving them up to people who will use it for animal testing or bait for dog fighting rings.
This is probably the best way to ensure tohat your dog will find a great home to spend the rest of his life. Read more in the Dog Rescue page to learn how differently your dog will be treated and re-homed in comparison to all the options above.
In an article published by The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), here are excerpts of interesting data from a study conducted:
In addition to the reasons for relinquishment, the study collected data on pets being relinguished.
According to the study: