Long read: Six months into the no-kill policy, we look inside Taiwan’s shelters

The China Post
Date: July 15, 2017
By: The China Post

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A week ago, a black dog died four days after entering an animal

Although the policy ended the euthanizing of healthy animals, it also exacerbated problems like overcrowding and underfunding.

shelter in Southern Taiwan. It had not been put to sleep because euthanasia is illegal in Taiwan.

Rather, the pooch appeared to have been overstressed by a combination of bad weather and a hot, loud and extremely overcrowded shelter.

The death of this particular dog triggered outrage from members of the public and the people who had known it outside the shelter.

Known for patrolling a convenience store, it was so affable to customers that most who knew it believed it had a family of its own.    [FULL  STORY]

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