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Dogs Are Our Best Friends! Are We Theirs?

Dogs are our best friends ! Are we theirs?

The compilation below shows that dogs fare better in some countries than in
others but that there is need for improvement everywhere:

Numbers of dog slaughter/euthanasia in:

Ukraine

Animals killed per 1.000 people: 13.2

Year: 2004

Population: 45.7 Million

Animals killed: 603.240


Bulgaria

Animals killed per 1.000 people: 12.5

Year: 2007

Population: 7.2 Million

Animals killed: 90.000


USA

Animals killed per 1.000 people: 11.3

Year: 2010

Population: 308.1 Million

Animals killed: 3.483.184


Australia

Animals killed per 1.000 people: 11.0

Year: - 2009

Population: 23 Million

Animals killed: 250.000


Nepal

Animals killed per 1.000 people: 10.9

Year: 2000

Population: 23.1 Million

Animals killed: 252.345


China

Animals killed per 1.000 people: 10.0

Year: 2009

Population: 1,3 Billion

Animals killed: 13.000.000

The Chinese total includes dogs and cats sold to meat dealers or rather
'sold BY meat dealers', since there is a reasonable amount of data available
from which to project annual dog and cats sales for meat, but is much less
data available about animal control activity outside of the handful of
largest Chinese cities.


Romania

Animals killed per 1.000 people: 8.1

Year: 2006

Population: 22.2 Million

Animals killed: 180.000



Pakistan

Animals killed per 1.000 people: 5,7

Year: 2010

Population: 175.5 Million

Animals killed: 1.000.795


Canada

Animals killed per 1.000 people: 4.2

Year: 2010

Population: 33.5 Million

Animals killed: 141.200


Taiwan

Animals killed per 1.000 people: 3.5

Year: 2011

Population: 23 Million

Animals killed: 80.000


Japan

Animals killed per 1.000 people: 2.4

Year: 2009

Population: 129.4 Million

Animals killed: 310.457


Kyrgyzstan

Animals killed per 1.000 people: 1.8

Year: 2010

Population: 5.4 Million

Animals killed: 10.000


Ireland

Animals killed per 1.000 people: 1,6

Year: 2010

Population: 4.2 Million

Animals killed: 6.500


UK

Animals killed per 1.000 people: 0.1

Year: 2010

Population: 61.1 Million

Animals killed: 6.404


Belgium

Animals killed per 1.000 people: 0.5

Year: 2008

Population: 10.4 Million

Animals killed: 5.447


Source: Information: Animal People

http://www.evana.org/index.php?id=69183


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