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Man’s best friend under pressure


Man’s best friend  under pressure

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SOME DOGS are being “let go” as families face tough economic times.

Some of them are being put down, while others are released into the public to become strays.

There is also now an emerging trend where,  because of the financial strain, owners are choosing specific areas to abandon their dogs. This is a concern that some animal activists are speaking out against.

Peter Belgrave, acting animal control officer said there were those who, instead of going to animal shelters, would release their dogs into what they determined were “dog-friendly” neighbourhoods, because they could no longer take care of them.

Please read the full story in today’s Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.