With Rescue Dogs In Demand, More Shelters Look Far Afield For Fido

I suppose it’s a good problem to have, right?

Over the past two decades, there have been big changes in animal shelters and the pet industry. With the growth of pet rescue groups, the demand for dogs now outstrips the supply of those available for adoption in many states.

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  1. I’m glad the article recognizes that there is no shortage of dogs in the South that need homes. Something needs to be done about it and the more attention the problem receives, the better. There does seem to be a bit of a conflict of interest, as the woman in the article who is against the transport of animals for adoption represents breeders. Of course breeders don’t want you to pay a $150-$200 adoption fee for an animal from a shelter or other rescue focused organization. They want you to pay $1,000+ to buy from them.

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