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** PETA Finds Itself on Receiving End of Others’ Anger **

Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times

Daphna Nachminovitch, a vice president of People for the Ethical
Treatment of Animals, visited a home with ill-kept pit bulls. More Photos


Published: July 6, 2013

NORFOLK, Va. — Even some supporters do not know what to make of it.


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PETA, considered by many to be the highest-profile animal rights group in
the country, kills an average of about 2,000 dogs and cats each year at its
animal shelter here.

And the shelter does few adoptions — 19 cats and dogs in 2012 and 24 in
2011, according to state records.

At a time when the major animal protection groups have moved to a “no
kill” shelter model, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals remains
a holdout, confounding some and incensing others who know the organization
as a very vocal advocacy group that does not believe


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