Today we are going to discuss something different in this article. As you have seen the article heading that this will consist of some pictures of animals in shelter but apart from that, we are going to talk about the animal shelter in brief. For the animal lovers, this is a very interesting article as this will give some outstanding information on the topic. As the topic is something very different from the mainstream topics we request you to spend some time on it. After all animals are the beautiful creations of Mother Nature and we all should be associated in protecting all of it.
First of all the thing we are going to discuss is about animal shelter. Animal shelter is actually a place where stray, lost, surrendered or abandoned animals are kept with care. This process is already popular over the entire world and in most of the developed countries. Sometimes, sick animals are also brought from the roads to give proper treatment and food. There are also various criticisms behind this practice and often some critics say it as a process of euphemism which in older terms were known as ‘pound’. And it for sure that you all know about the term pounds.
Various studies and surveys have been made which says that various countries have their own different measures for animal shelter process. Here we will discuss about it in details about the countries and their systems of animal sheltering. In USA, there is no government run animal shelter, whereas some states regulate shelters on their jurisdiction. Currently statistics say that there are about 5000 independent animal shelters throughout the nation. In Canada, there are various governments run Humane Society shelters which keep dogs, cats and other small rodents. Some shelters are also known to keep reptiles and birds. In UK these animal shelters are known as rescue centers for animals and these are run by various charitable organizations. In case of Germany we have found that various big cities have a city shelter or have a contract of a shelter with any of the non-profit organization. Most of the shelters are mainly populated by dogs, cats, rabbits, mice, rats etc. Some animal shelters are found to keep big animals like cattle or horses. In India, the Jains run various animal shelters around the country even they have various animal hospitals to give proper treatment to the birds. Again in New Zealand, dog pounds are run by the Local Territorial Authority which provides animal control services.
After all these information we are going to give some amazing facts about the animal shelters:
1. Around the world, 1 out of every 10 dogs born will find a permanent shelter.
2. The main reasons found for the animals in shelter is either owners give them up or the animal control authorities find them in the streets.
3. Every year around 2.7 million dogs and cats are killed because of the inadequate place in animal shelters.
4. Around 7.6 million animals enter animal shelters every year among these 3.9 millions are dog and 3.4 million are cats.
Remember all of the above information is the statistics of USA.
So thinking about the animals in shelter, we have tried to collect various types of animal pictures that show their position in the animal shelters. After all these interesting information, now you are going to get all the photos here. See these beautiful animals and their innocence portrayed on the beautiful photos. And lastly we want to say all our readers that play an important role in protecting these animals and publicize information about the animal shelters around your home so that every animal can get a shelter and live a happy life.