Building a compassionate community
through the care of companion animals

Annual Shelter Statistics

 

We report our monthly intake and outcome data on Shelter Animals Count, an online resource for self-reported statistics from over 4700 animal welfare organizations across the country. You can visit their site here.

Dogs and PuppiesCats and KittensLittle CrittersTotal
Beginning Animal Count (1/1/2018)146848238
Intake
Stray3746616519
Relinquished/Return by Owner301444133878
Owner Requested Euthanasia510116
Transferred In917164101091
TOTAL INTAKE126010841602504
Outcomes
Adoption11968961522244
Return to Owner2416040
Transferred to Another Agency55010
Subtotal: Live Outcomes12259171522294
Died3035267
Shelter Euthanasia39802121
Owner Requested Euthanasia69116
Subtotal: Other Outcomes751245204
TOTAL OUTCOMES130010411572498
Ending Animal Count (12/31/2018)10612711233

Live Release RateLive Outcomes/(Total Outcomes-Owner Requested Euthanasia)2018 LLR = 92%

Definitions

StrayFound loose in the community
Relinquished/Return by OwnerGiven up by their owner or returned adoption
Owner Requested EuthanasiaEuthanasia requests for medical or behavioral reasons
Transferred InTransferred from a partner animal shelter or rescue
AdoptionAdopted from Tails Humane Society
Returned to OwnerAnimals returned to their owner
Transferred to Another AgencyTransferred to a partner animal shelter or rescue
DiedAnimals who passed away
Shelter EuthanasiaAnimals euthanized due to behavior or medical issues