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Did you know that:


* the Save Rate at Houston's animal control i.e. BARC was only 71.5% in 2015.  


* BARC killed or lost 7,715 animals in 2015.  That is 21 pets KILLED BY BARC every single day in 2015. 

 * in Sept 2009, the international, No Kill expert, Nathan Winograd, assessed BARC and wrote a 200 page assessment report telling Houston exactly how to stop shelter killing, yet BARC leadership has ignored most of it


* there are 200+ Open Admission, shelters serving 500+ cities and towns, who are saving 90% to 100% of all animals.   These No Kill shelters have put into place a series of eleven lifesaving programs and services, i.e the “No Kill Equation”, which has dramatically increased the Save Rate in their communities. 


* there is a model of sheltering that is working across the country to save all healthy and treatable pets.  But we must have elected leaders who will hire leadership for BARC, who will rigorously implement this model of sheltering.




Demand leadership at BARC who will implement all of Nathan Winograd's recommendations so thousands of lives will be saved at BARC. 


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