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There is a higher number of cats than dogs surrendered to shelters nationwide, increasingly so in these economic times of financial strain and home foreclosures," said Jan McHugh-Smith, Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (SAWA) secretary, president of the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) and CATalyst Council board member.
Avanzino says the key to building the no-kill movement's success is to "challenge the status-quo, come up with new ideas, test results, capitalize on ideas and reject disappointments" Before going to work at Maddie's Fund, Avanzino was president of the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and a leader in the city's transition to the country's first no-kill policy in 1989.
The San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) had brokered a set of voluntary guidelines for the merchants to follow as a humane compromise.