How much of your taxes go to drug companies for lethabarb that gets used at the local pound? Did you know that animal body bags cost over a dollar each? How fast does that add up? Vet fees for pts days?
And guess who gets to pay for it. Renovate the local pound? There's a good couple of hundred grand. Or more - a new pound facility starts at about 5 million. Each ranger - 50k a year in salary alone, without super or insurance, or vehicles etc. How many more do we need?
The point is, the majority of unwanted pets come from uncontrolled breeding of pets. Is there a better way for governments to spend some of the funding that is constantly being funnelled into this problem? Or is the system as good as it gets right here and now?