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 13,000 shelters and rescues across the country. You can visit their site here.

 

 

 Dogs and PuppiesCats and KittensLittle CrittersTotal
Beginning Animal Count (1/1/2022)1901174311
     
Intake    
Stray1143915465
Relinquished/Return by Owner28253988909
Owner Requested Euthanasia4105
Transferred In84222721,071
TOTAL INTAKE1,1391,2061052450
     
Outcomes    
Adoption1,0851,0991002,284
Return to Owner133025
Transferred to Another Agency123015
Subtotal: Live Outcomes1,1101,1321022,344
Died3531167
Shelter Euthanasia40672109
Owner Requested Euthanasia4105
Subtotal: Other Outcomes791103192
TOTAL OUTCOMES1,1891,2311052,525
     
Ending Animal Count (12/31/2022)140924236
Live Release RateLive Outcomes/(Total Outcomes-Owner Requested Euthanasia)2022 LRR = 93%

 

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