Addressing the problem of pet overpopulation: the experience of New Hanover County Animal Control Services.

  title={Addressing the problem of pet overpopulation: the experience of New Hanover County Animal Control Services.},
  author={J. McNeil and Elisabeth Constandy},
  journal={Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP},
  volume={12 5},
Pet overpopulation is a problem for humans not only because of the increased rabies exposure risk but also because it puts a strain on animal control agencies, which must care for, house, and often euthanize the unwanted animals. New Hanover County, North Carolina, Animal Control Services saw the need to control this problem and developed a plan to diminish the number of unwanted companion animals in its community. With the help of training through the UNC Management Academy for Public Health… Expand

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