January 31, 2012 -- Professor Taimie Bryant commented on the tax-saving and adoption boosting aspects of maintaining the Hayden Law, allowing more time for owners to reunite with their pets before they are euthanized. Her comments appear in a San Francisco Chronicle article.
"What we discovered was that a lot of owners weren't even the ones turning the animal in - there were fraudulent or mistaken turn-ins...and owner-relinquished animals are usually highly adoptable," she said. "But if the dog is dead, it's over for everyone."
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