WHY SHOULD YOU CARE about the Stray dog issue in Detroit?...well here's why>>
Abandoned Dogs Roam Detroit in Packs as Humans Dwindle..
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Chris Christoff in Detroit at [email protected]
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Stephen Merelman at [email protected]
The number of strays signals a humanitarian crisis, said Amanda Arrington of the Humane Society of the United States, based in Washington. She heads a program that donated $50,000 each to organizations in Detroit and nine other U.S cities to get pets vaccinated, fed, spayed and neutered.
To create a state-of-the-art, no kill animal center in Detroit.
Detroit Dog Rescue is focused on raising awareness for the plight of the forgotten, homeless and stray dogs of Detroit.
There are more than 50,000 homeless and stray dogs running loose on the streets of Detroit. With only twenty-three City of Detroit Animal Control Officers to perform rescue operations, nearly 90% of dogs picked up by the city are euthanized. With limited resources and funding allocations to humane animal rescue operations, Detroit Dog Rescue is a small group of highly committed individuals dedicated to help make a difference in the city, one dog at a time.
This has been an issue since 2003>>