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Video: Comedian Kevin Nealon Gets Serious About No-Kill Animal Shelters in L.A.
There are a lot of problems we can't do anything about, like backwards baseball hats, trench mouth, proper deodorant application, or infantile baldness. But as comedian Kevin Nealon (SNL, Weeds) reminds Angelenos, one thing we can do something about is helping animals.
A video produced by No-Kill Los Angeles (NKLA) is part of a campaign of Best Friends Animal Society to encourage people to adopt animals from shelters, and to make sure their pets are spayed and neutered. The group is hoping to end the killing of animals in LA city shelters by 2017, they explain, noting that there are "17,000 animals that die in LA municipal shelters each year."
NKLA hopes to reduce the number of adoptable animals killed in shelters to a no-kill benchmark of 100 percent of healthy or treatable animals that come into LA shelters. The target is 3,000 adoptions and 6,000 spay/neuter surgeries to be completed this year.