The Carrier Pigeon
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The Carrier Pigeon

Our Animal Shelters Have a Transparency Problem

A lack of data is allowing killing to happen behind closed doors — unreported, unaccounted for, and largely unknown by the public.

Earlier this year, before our lives were upended by a global pandemic, our little household suffered its own personal tragedy. Our foster greyhound Dash was killed by

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Women’s issues, politics, culture. Warning: this publication contains feminism.

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Claire J. Harris

Claire J. Harris

Global wanderer. Expert thumb-twiddler. Screenwriter, travel writer, and copy writer. Find me at www.clairejharris.com.

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