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 4,700 animal welfare organizations across the country. You can visit their site here.

 

 Dogs and PuppiesCats and KittensLittle CrittersTotal
Beginning Animal Count (1/1/2020)1511193270
     
Intake    
Stray1543412461
Relinquished/Return by Owner3775461971,120
Owner Requested Euthanasia2439
Transferred In1,161314161,491
TOTAL INTAKE1,5551,2982283,081
     
Outcomes    
Adoption1,4011,2132112,823
Return to Owner1515131
Transferred to Another Agency64010
Subtotal: Live Outcomes1,4201,2322122,864
Died4541389

Shelter Euthanasia

40644108
Owner Requested Euthanasia2439
Subtotal: Other Outcomes8811010208
TOTAL OUTCOMES1,5081,3422223,072
    
Ending Animal Count (12/31/2020)198759282
Live Release RateLive Outcomes/(Total Outcomes-Owner Requested Euthanasia)2020 LRR = 93.5%

 

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