Animal welfare organizations warn of animal overpopulation crisis in Manitoba

CTV NEWS. Published March 11, 2024 8:10 p.m. ET, By Kimberly Rio Wertman 
Editorial Producer

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Animal welfare organizations are declaring a state of emergency due to animal overpopulation, and are calling for government support.

In an open letter, which was signed by 45 different organizations, the groups said the issue is increasing the risk of dog bites to humans, as well as the spread of diseases such as rabies.