Posted by Pet Health Care Gazette: 09 May 2013 10:20 PM PDT
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Moving on, the infographic below tells the true story of a young woman who fosters a dog, falls in love and later decides to adopt him. The goal of this infographic is to raise awareness of the amazing pet foster and adoption programs around the world.
Particularly notable are the following statistics:
6-8 million pets end up in shelters each year.
61% of people would foster if their local shelter had a foster program.
Animals adopted from foster care have a lower rate of return than animals adopted directly from shelters (2% of foster pets returned versus 14% of shelter pets returned.)
20% of foster parents find their forever friend and adopt their foster pet.
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