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 Puppies Cats and Kittens Little Critters Total
Beginning Animal Count (1/1/2017) 180 109 6 404
         
Intake        
Stray 38 542 13 593
Relinquished/Return by Owner 315 339 93 747
Owner Requested Euthanasia 7 14 1 22
Transferred In 1085 155 31 1271
TOTAL INTAKE 1445 1050 138 2633
         
Outcomes        
Adoption 1388 922 130 2440
Return to Owner 23 10 0 33
Transferred to Another Agency 4 7 0 11
Subtotal: Live Outcomes 1415 939 130 2484
Died 24 44 2 70
Shelter Euthanasia 33 78 3 114
Owner Requested Euthanasia 7 14 1 22
Subtotal: Other Outcomes 64 136 6 206
TOTAL OUTCOMES 1479 1075 136 2690
         
Ending Animal Count (12/31/2017) 146 84 9 239

 

Live Release Rate Live Outcomes/(Total Outcomes-Owner Requested Euthanasia) 2017 LLR = 93%

 

Definitions

 

Stray Found loose in the community
Relinquished/Return by Owner Given up by their owner or returned adoption
Owner Requested Euthanasia Euthanasia requests for medical or behavioral reasons
Transferred In Transferred from a partner animal shelter or rescue
Adoption Adopted from Tails Humane Society
Returned to Owner Animals returned to their owner
Transferred to Another Agency Transferred to a partner animal shelter or rescue
Died Animals who passed away
Shelter Euthanasia Animals euthanized due to behavior or medical issues