Caddo shelter kills 78 percent of dogs and cats

Caddo Parish Animal Services killed 78 percent of the dogs and cats that entered the shelter last year. It’s the highest rate among similar operations in larger cities in Louisiana and Arkansas.  Lafayette kills 67 percent; Little Rock, 47 percent; and Baton Rouge, 34, according to data provided from 2014.Caddo Dogs

Several factors contribute to a high kill rate such as the one at Caddo Animal Services, animal groups say.  A main factor is a high intake rate. Caddo’s is higher than the municipal and city shelters in the three other cities.

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