As of 2014, between 6 and 8 million companion animals are abandoned every year, according to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. This figure only accounts for cats and dogs and does not include other animals kep... More »

There is no system in place to track the amount of dogs or other pets that are abandoned each year in the United States. However, it is known that between 6 and 8 million companion animals are brought to shelters each ye... More »

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Around 2.7 million animals are adopted from animal shelters each year, as of 2014. This number represents 1.4 million dogs and 1.3 million cats. Around 7.6 million animals enter animal shelters in the United States each ... More »

Rabbits make excellent companion animals and can live for seven to 10 years if well cared for, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Rabbits are intelligent, curious, affectionate an... More »

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Around 2.7 million dogs and cats are euthanized every year in the United States, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). This figure represents 1.4 million cats and 1.2 million... More »

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Many pet owners are worried about whether or not using an invisible fence is humane to their dog, but using an invisible fence is not considered humane according to the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals because... More »

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Although eating tuna has health benefits, such as the addition of omega-3 fatty acids in the body, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) cautions people to not eat too much because of mercury poisoning. A te... More »