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Animal shelters in Butte County sees increase in animals – Chico Enterprise-Record

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Animal shelters in Butte County have seen an increase in animals over the previous couple of months.

According to the animal providers supervisor for Chico, Tracy Mohr, animal shelters sometimes do see an increase in animals after New Year’s Eve for a number of causes that embrace fireworks and gunshots.

“We have a very high return to owner rate,” Mohr stated. “It runs anywhere between 60 to 75% of our strays actually go home.”

She stated that the Chico Animal Shelter is full proper now, however it’s not at its max capability. Although the Chico Animal Shelter is at present seeing an increase in canine intakes, Mohr stated that there has really been a small decline in canine intakes over the past 10 years.

The animal shelter can be seeing larger numbers of animals as a consequence of many pet house owners shifting proper now. Mohr stated that proper now the animal shelter does see an increase of individuals desirous to give up their pets. This is because of a number of causes together with folks shifting and other people determined that having a canine was not a fantastic choice for them.