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In Italy, National Law (281/1991) prohibits euthanasia of shelter dogs if they are not dangerous or suffering seriously. Adoption rates in rescue shelters are often lower than entrance rates, leading inevitably to overcrowded facilities where animals are likely to spend the rest of their lives in...

Villa, P. dalla; Barnard, S.; Fede, E. di; Podaliri, M.; Candeloro, L.; Nardo, A. di; Siracusa, C.; Serpell, J. A.
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise 'G. Caporale', Teramo, Italy
Veterinaria Italiana, 2013, 49, 2, pp 219-230 (It), 231-241 (En)