Special Report

Which State Has the Most Pet Shelters?

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35. Montana
> Pet shelters for every 100,000 people: 3.2
> Total pet shelters: 34 (6th fewest)
> Population: 1,062,305 (8th smallest)

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34. Texas
> Pet shelters for every 100,000 people: 3.2
> Total pet shelters: 928 (2nd most)
> Population: 28,701,845 (2nd largest)

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33. Maryland
> Pet shelters for every 100,000 people: 3.3
> Total pet shelters: 197 (21st most)
> Population: 6,042,718 (19th largest)

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32. Delaware
> Pet shelters for every 100,000 people: 3.3
> Total pet shelters: 32 (5th fewest)
> Population: 967,171 (6th smallest)

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31. New Mexico
> Pet shelters for every 100,000 people: 3.3
> Total pet shelters: 70 (14th fewest)
> Population: 2,095,428 (15th smallest)

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