U.S. Animal Sheltering at a GlancePosted: March 9, 2015
■About 7,000,000 animals enter shelters every year.
■Approximately 40% of shelter animals are killed.
■Roughly 30,000,000 acquire a new companion animal every year.
■95% to 99% of shelter animals are healthy and treatable.
■Some shelters save 99% of the animals. A few save 100% of dogs and cats.
■Over 8,000,000 people live in communities saving between 90% and 99% of dogs and cats in their shelters.
■Over 35,000,000 people live in communities saving at least 80% of dogs and cats in their shelters.
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