Are Shelters Too Quick To Euthanize?

Denton couple's dog mistakenly euthanized

07:44 AM CDT on Monday, June 2, 2008
By LOWELL BROWN / Denton Record-Chronicle

DENTON, Texas -- The Denton animal shelter is changing its procedures after a worker mistakenly euthanized a dog one day before its owners had arranged to retrieve it.

Shawn Snider and Beth Bayless-Snider arrived to pick up their 3-year-old black Labrador mix on May 15 – a day earlier than planned – only to learn a worker had killed it that morning.

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I don't understand why owner surrendered dogs get less time to be adopted in shelters. If anyone knows, please post.

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