Abandonment and euthanasia of companion animals, a “mass barbarism”

French sociologist Michel Fize thoughts  on abandonment and euthanasia of companion animals. According to the author's sources, 100,000 dogs and cats are euthanized each year in France, which means 10 000 per month and over 300 per day. The author summarises his article on a clear statement on cruelty to livestock or companion animals: they are disgraceful and inhumane acts. (french)