San Antonio's High Animal Euthanasia Rate

The city pound of San Antonio, Tex., will gas nearly 50,000 stray dogs and cats this year — significantly higher than the number of animals put to death in nearby Austin. Reporter Steven Cuevas investigates the reasons behind the disparity. This audio contains descriptions of animal euthanasia that some listeners may find disturbing.

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