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Thank you for supporting homeless animals. For every dog or puppy adopted from the shelter, another life is saved.

2012 Statistics

In 2012 the shelter provided a safe haven for 11,697 dogs and puppies.

2,779 dogs were returned to their owners.

A total 4,253 dogs and puppies were adopted, rescued or rehomed.

2,762 of the dogs who entered our doors in 2012 were pit bull breeds.

57.3% of the dogs were redeemed, adopted, rescued or transferred to another shelter.

40.5% were euthanized

33.6% of the total dogs euthanized were pit bulls, including those euthanized at the owner's request.

Many of the rescued or adopted dogs were special needs dogs with treatable, rehabilitatable or other managable problems. With additional medical care or treatment, they were eventually adopted.

The shelter performed thousands of spay or neuter surgeries, including all unaltered dogs prior to adoption. Each year our dog wardens visit thousands of school children and adults teaching them how to be safe around dogs.

2011 Statistics

In 2011 the shelter provided a safe haven for 12,666 dogs and puppies.

2,731 dogs were returned to their owners.

A total 3,810 dogs and puppies were adopted, rescued or rehomed.

3,330 of the dogs who entered our doors in 2011 were pit bull breeds.

51.5% of the dogs were redeemed, adopted, rescued or transferred to another shelter.

49.5% were euthanized

45.5% of the total dogs euthanized were pit bulls, including those euthanized at the owner's request.

Many of the rescued or adopted dogs were special needs dogs with treatable, rehabilitatable or other managable problems. With additional medical care or treatment, they were eventually adopted.

The shelter performed thousands of spay or neuter surgeries, including all unaltered dogs prior to adoption. Each year our dog wardens visit thousands of school children and adults teaching them how to be safe around dogs.

2010 Statistics

In 2010 the shelter provided a safe haven for 13,049 dogs and puppies.

2,826 dogs were returned to their owners.

A total 4,029 dogs and puppies were adopted, rescued or rehomed.

3,395 of the dogs who entered our doors in 2010 were pit bull breeds.

52.4% of the dogs were redeemed, adopted, rescued or transferred to another shelter.

47.6% were euthanized

45.5% of the total dogs euthanized were pit bulls, including those euthanized at the owner's request.

Many of the rescued or adopted dogs were special needs dogs with treatable, rehabilitatable or other managable problems. With additional medical care or treatment, they were eventually adopted.

The shelter performed thousands of spay or neuter surgeries, including all unaltered dogs prior to adoption. Each year our dog wardens visit thousands of school children and adults teaching them how to be safe around dogs.

2009 Statistics

In 2009 the shelter provided a safe haven for 12,764 dogs and puppies.

2,828 dogs were returned to their owners.

A total 4,113 dogs and puppies were adopted, rescued or rehomed.

2,941 of the dogs who entered our doors in 2009 were pit bull breeds.

54.4% of the dogs were redeemed, adopted, rescued or transferred to another shelter.

45.3% were euthanized

44% of the total dogs euthanized were pit bulls, including those euthanized at the owner's request.

Many of the rescued or adopted dogs were special needs dogs with treatable, rehabilitatable or other managable problems. With additional medical care or treatment, they were eventually adopted.

The shelter performed more than 3,600 spay or neuter surgeries, including all unaltered dogs prior to adoption. Each year our dog wardens visit thousands of school children and adults teaching them how to be safe around dogs.

2008 Statistics

In 2008 the shelter provided a safe haven for 13,035 dogs and puppies.

2,836 dogs were returned to their owners.

A total 3,966 dogs and puppies were adopted, rescued or rehomed.

3,030 of the dogs who entered our doors in 2008 were pit bull breeds.

52.6% of the dogs were redeemed, adopted, rescued or transferred to another shelter.

45.4% were euthanized

46% of the total dogs euthanized were pit bulls, including those euthanized at the owner's request.

Many of the rescued or adopted dogs were special needs dogs with treatable, rehabilitatable or other managable problems. With additional medical care or treatment, they were eventually adopted.

The shelter performed more than 3,800 spay or neuter surgeries, including all unaltered dogs prior to adoption. Each year our dog wardens visit thousands of school children and adults teaching them how to be safe around dogs.

2007 Statistics

In 2007 the shelter provided a safe haven for 13,345 dogs and puppies.

2,953 dogs were returned to their owners.

A total 4,031 dogs and puppies were adopted, rescued or rehomed.

2,971 of the dogs who entered our doors in 2007 were pit bull breeds.

52.3% of the dogs were redeemed, adopted, rescued or transferred to another shelter.

45.9% were euthanized

43% of the total dogs euthanized were pit bulls, including those euthanized at the owner's request.

Many of the rescued or adopted dogs were special needs dogs with treatable, rehabilitatable or other managable problems. With additional medical care or treatment, they were eventually adopted.

The shelter performed more than 3,930 spay or neuter surgeries, including all unaltered dogs prior to adoption. Each year our dog wardens visit thousands of school children and adults teaching them how to be safe around dogs.

2006 Statistics

In 2006 the shelter provided a safe haven for 13,548 dogs and puppies.

3,084 dogs were returned to their owners.

A total 3,896 dogs and puppies were adopted, rescued or rehomed.

2,440 of the dogs who entered our doors in 2006 were pit bull breeds.

51.2% of the dogs were redeemed, adopted, rescued or transferred to another shelter.

45.3% were euthanized

35% of the total dogs euthanized were pit bulls, including those euthanized at the owner's request.

Many of the rescued or adopted dogs were special needs dogs with treatable, rehabilitatable or other managable problems. With additional medical care or treatment, they were eventually adopted.

The shelter performed more than 3,700 spay or neuter surgeries, including all unaltered dogs prior to adoption. Each year our dog wardens visit thousands of school children and adults teaching them how to be safe around dogs.

John O'Grady President
Marilyn Brown
Kevin L. Boyce