In addition to rescuing and rehoming dogs in need, GSROC makes every effort to provide important information and resources related to responsible animal care. We have compiled a list of valuable contacts that may assist you as a pet caregiver or as someone wishing to assist a homeless animal. We hope that you find this information beneficial, and we welcome your suggestions for enhancing this list.
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) estimated in 2019 that approximately one million pets are killed yearly in shelters across the United States. The majority of these animals are in California and Texas shelters.
The no-kill concept received a legal boost in 1998 when the state of California passed three pieces of legislation directed to reduce animal suffering at shelters in California: the Vincent Law, which requires shelters to spay or neuter animals prior to adoption; the Hayden Law, which requires improved shelter accountability; and the Kopp Law, which prohibited the use of carbon monoxide to euthanize animals. No-kill shelters received a financial boost with the establishment of Maddie’s Fund in 1999, from which a number of communities in the United States have since received millions in financial grants.
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|VETERINARIANS WE LIKE|
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|BOARDING PLACES WE LIKE|
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