Shelter policies should replicate the complementary objectives of maintaining pets and their people together, reuniting lost pets with their households, and finding new homes for pets who’ve lost theirs. Just as importantly shelter policies mustn’t create barriers to homeowners reuniting with lost pets. Shelters should have, and liberally make use of, discretion to scale back or waive return to proprietor charges. While shelters might depend on these and different fees for income, the cost of caring for, rehoming or presumably euthanizing an animal is often more than the lost earnings. Sending the animal home is incessantly the better consequence for the pet, the household and the shelter.
Simply put, maintaining pets and other people together is often the most effective … Read More