The Fox Valley Humane Association cared for more than 3,600 cats and dogs in 2012.
The Fox Valley Humane Association has the highest percentage of euthanasia among four Fox Cities animal shelters, but operators there say they've already taken steps to reduce the number of cats and dogs that are put down.
Since 2010, the Greenville-based shelter has decreased the number of cats and dogs it euthanizes by 25 percent. If the shelter keeps pace with its 2013 statistics to date, it will euthanize the lowest percentage of its animals in years.
That's encouraging, said Allie Riedl, 19, who brought a stray beagle to the shelter with the intent to adopt her in October. After 10 days, ...