S.F. to Save Every Dog and Cat from Bad Pet Owners by 2020

What kind of monster would abandon me?

Just like former Mayor Gavin Newsom had ambitious and well-intentioned plans to find every homeless person a home by 2014, the local SPCA has crafted a somewhat similar plan to spare all San Francisco cats and dogs from the same kind of hopelessness.

By 2020, the San Francisco SPCA says it will completely eliminate animal abandonment citywide, meaning irresponsible pet owners will no longer have good reason — or reason at all — to dump their pets at local shelters. We're not entirely sure (or convinced) the SPCA can save the world, but we are interested to see if it can accomplish what Gavin couldn't.

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