April 23, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 3/21/2013

"No kill with no funding is no solution."

-- Michael Rosenberg, founder of the group Pets' Trust Miami,

The fate of every stray cat and dog picked up by Manatee County Animal Services is easy for the public to track.

The information is posted on the county shelter's website, where a chart lists the number of animals impounded, returned home, transferred, adopted and killed.

Manatee County began publishing the information as part of an aggressive push to adopt out more animals and move away from euthanasia. Now the program is being held up as a state model for transparency, with some lawmakers and animal rights groups working to replicate it across Florida.

Read more at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

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