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The Nevada Humane Society Blog

by Diane Blankenburg

Nevada Humane Society is a no-kill shelter by the standards of our industry, but the terminology may be a little misleading. It does not mean we never euthanize an animal but rather that we make these decisions based on what we believe is the most humane and responsible thing to do. Specifically, this means that we do not euthanize for time or space as do many traditional shelters, but only when there a medical problem with a poor prognosis of recovery to a quality life or an aggressive dog that is deemed too high a risk to place back into the community.

So we are committed to taking care of all other animals in our shelter until we can find them the right home. This means that some of them stay in our care longer than others. The average stay at our shelter is actually very low—about…

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