Mandatory Spay/Neuter Law in Los Angeles

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This looks to me like changes in how to decide which category to record an intake.  Although, perhaps, the post 2008 change could be the result of the mandatory s/n ban resulted in people abandoning unweaned kittens instead of relinquishing them when weaned.

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The rise in intake started before the law, but it doesn’t look like the law had much effect.  Always keeping in mind that, with such a large intake, it takes a lot to make noticable change.

This is just a quick peak, not an extensive analysis.  Since the law only affects the city, I’m only looking at the city’s Animal Services.  I want to look at County animal control and the rest of the county.

charts from http://www.sheltertrak.com/downloads/laas/

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