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Poochini is one of about 1,400 dogs who's made the journey from Fresno to the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area. (Kerry Klein/Valley Public Radio)
Poochini is one of about 1,400 dogs who's made the journey from Fresno to the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area. (Kerry Klein/Valley Public Radio)
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More than 6 million animals enter animal shelters around the country every year — rescued dogs, cats and even pigs. And what happens to the animals that no one seems to want?

While some shelters may euthanize, others go to great lengths to keep them alive. Kerry Klein (@EineKleineKerry) of Here & Now contributor Valley Public Radio in Fresno, California, reports on a creative solution to this supply-and-demand problem.

This segment aired on April 10, 2017.

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