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Why do pounds collect animals if they are going to kill them after a while anyways?

I just dont think it's right!

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Animals that are pets, or are accustomed to people caring for them are not able to fend for them selves. Think about turning your 5 year old child loose on the streets.. This is what it could be like for an animal that is lost or just cut loose. Scared, lonesome, hungry. Most die a long painful death, starving, illness , who knows what else. A pound will try to find them homes,
feed and care for them for as long as they can. Putting them down is not what they are there for. If a pound takes in 121 animals, which they do here in Phoenix, az, it is not possible to care for all the animals who are not adopted. It is a very hard and sad thing to have to do. SPAY AND NUTER your pets so you do not contribute to this problem.

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They take the animals in hopes of finding homes for them. They have a better chance for a life than if left on the streets to go hungry and/or feral.

At least they get a vet exam, medications if needed and adopted if possible by going to the pound.

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