Special Report

Which State Has the Most Pet Shelters?

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30. Illinois
> Pet shelters for every 100,000 people: 3.3
> Total pet shelters: 426 (8th most)
> Population: 12,741,080 (6th largest)

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29. Arizona
> Pet shelters for every 100,000 people: 3.4
> Total pet shelters: 242 (16th most)
> Population: 7,171,646 (14th largest)

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28. Colorado
> Pet shelters for every 100,000 people: 3.4
> Total pet shelters: 193 (22nd most)
> Population: 5,695,564 (21st largest)

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27. South Carolina
> Pet shelters for every 100,000 people: 3.4
> Total pet shelters: 174 (24th most)
> Population: 5,084,127 (23rd largest)

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26. Nebraska
> Pet shelters for every 100,000 people: 3.5
> Total pet shelters: 67 (12th fewest)
> Population: 1,929,268 (14th smallest)

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