Un-fucking-believable! - DG
Shelter shoots, runs over pets to euthanize them
Jed, six-month-old puppy, escaped death at a Utah animal control facility that keeps orphaned pets for 72 hours. At the facility, animals that haven't found a home after the 72 hour period, the shelter shoots the pets. If they run out of bullets, they drive over the animals with their trucks. The dead animals are then thrown into a sewage pit.
According to the Helen Woodward Animal Center in San Diego County, the mayor of the community that does this believes it's efficient and cost-effective.
"We're still trying to wrap our heads around this," says Helen Woodward Animal Center (HWAC) spokesman John Van Zante. "How does an animal control facility call itself a, 'shelter' then take such inhumane actions to deal with orphaned pets?
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