Nana and her pups are at the Teller County Regional Animal Shelter.

We may be on the verge of an eviction crisis, resulting in more animals relinquished to the pound. A new study found removing breed labels for shelter dogs saves lives. The New York City pound announced it is going to kill more dogs. The number of communities in the 90% Club — an important milestone on the road to No Kill — is increasing. And a New York City pound audit found expired food, expired medication, failure to vaccinate, “as well as a high rate of respiratory infections.” But conditions at the pound are so much worse than the audit report suggests.

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The number of communities in the 90% Club — an important milestone on the road to No Kill — is increasing, including:

And finally, a New York City pound audit found expired food, expired medication, failure to vaccinate, “as well as a high rate of respiratory infections.” But conditions at the pound are so much worse than the audit report suggests. The Comptroller did not address evidence of fudging results to make it appear that the pound is doing a better job than it is, falsifying other records to kill animals in violation of law, committing animal abuse that goes unpunished, putting animals through costly and painful medical procedures before death, killing animals with rescue groups on the way, and killing animals who are microchipped before the holding period expires while their families are looking for them.

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