More dogs being abandoned as people struggle with jobs, income

Martin Vengadesan

Modified 13 Feb 2021, 2:57 am

More dogs are being abandoned as people struggle with reduced financial circumstances, said animal rights activists.

A dog rescue organisation said with the loss of income and declining business due to the Covid-19 situation, many had to resort to giving up their pets.

"There is an increase in the number of dogs being abandoned and owners that are having financial difficulties calling shelters to surrender their dogs.

"Not all dog owners react that way but some do due to their situation...

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