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 5,875 animal welfare organizations across the country. You can visit their site here.

 

 Dogs and PuppiesCats and KittensLittle CrittersTotal
Beginning Animal Count (1/1/2021)1977512284
     
Intake    
Stray234543480
Relinquished/Return by Owner2946281371,059
Owner Requested Euthanasia102113
Transferred In1,195338681,601
TOTAL INTAKE1,5221,4222093,153
     
Outcomes    
Adoption1,3941,2392082,841
Return to Owner2634060
Transferred to Another Agency108018
Subtotal: Live Outcomes1,4301,2812082,919
Died45505100

Shelter Euthanasia

45473100
Owner Requested Euthanasia102113
Subtotal: Other Outcomes8811010208
TOTAL OUTCOMES1,5301,3802173,127
    
Ending Animal Count (12/31/2021)1981354285
Live Release RateLive Outcomes/(Total Outcomes-Owner Requested Euthanasia)2021 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