An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The campaign to find homes for stray or unwanted dogs has made much progress in recent years.
Still, nationally about a third of dogs entering animal shelters across the country are euthanized, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Sadly, the kill rate at the Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Control Shelter has been even higher in past years.
But thanks to a collaborative effort by shelter staff, volunteers and active rescue groups, the local shelter has dramatically reduced the number of dogs euthanized, and Saturday animal activists were celebrating that success.
The new initiatives include working closely with animal rescue groups…