KFC test markets a plant-based bucket of “chicken” and sells out in five hours. Maricopa County, AZ, volunteers are fired for trying to help dogs. Pet stores file a lawsuit to stop Maryland from banning the sale of commercially-bred dogs and cats. It’s the birthday of Henry Bergh, the founder of the first SPCA and forefather of the humane movement in America. Los Angeles publishes a draft environmental impact report to sterilize, rather than kill, community cats. And a look at some of the key programs of the only model that has achieved No Kill success throughout the U.S.: the No Kill Equation.

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And finally, the No Kill Advocacy Center has been highlighting the programs and services of the No Kill Equation all week. The No Kill Equation is the only model of sheltering that has successfully created No Kill communities throughout the country. Specifically, they highlighted:

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P.S. Join me Sunday at 1 pm PT/4 pm ET on KSCO radio at ksco.com. I will be interviewed about the success of the No Kill revolution in America. In the 1970s, some 17 million animals were killed in pounds annually. Today, about 1.5 million are killed. That’s roughly a 90% drop in killing, despite a doubling of the number of animal companions. Its been called “the single biggest success of the modern animal protection movement.” I’ll talk about how it happened and what the future holds.


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