Delaware County SPCA will end euthanization in 2012

    Come mid-2012, the Delaware County SPCA will become no-kill. The decision to end its euthanization practice means the facility will stop its animal control service, as well.

    Action News reports the county sees about 7,000 strays each year. Now that the SPCA is going no-kill, those animals will need to be taken somewhere else, or left to roam the county’s 49 municipalities.

    The Pennsylvania Dog Law Advisory Board says it needs more time to find an alternative, but the SPCA says it announced its plans last July and intends to stick to the timeline.

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