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 (1/1/2019)10612711244
     
Intake    
Stray365719509
Relinquished/Return by Owner3354441971103
Owner Requested Euthanasia1213025
Transferred In1,17614151322
TOTAL INTAKE1,55911892112,959
     
Outcomes    
Adoption1,3641,0572062,627
Return to Owner2720047
Transferred to Another Agency69015
Subtotal: Live Outcomes1,3971,0692082,691
Died3318556

Shelter Euthanasia

70786154
Owner Requested Euthanasia1213025
Subtotal: Other Outcomes11710911237
TOTAL OUTCOMES1,5141,1952192,928
     
Ending Animal Count (12/31/2019)1511193273
Live Release RateLive Outcomes/(Total Outcomes-Owner Requested Euthanasia)2019 LRR = 92.6%

 

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