Shelter Survey Results for the State of Maine

 

Results of the 2013 Shelter Survey for the State of Maine

Animal Intake
  DOG   CAT  
Stray 4111 40% 9999 51%
Surrendered 3368 33% 8361 42%
Transferred in 2710 27% 835 4%
Born at shelter 40 >1% 493 3%
Animal Outcome
  DOG   CAT  
Reclaimed 2772 27% 690 4%
Adopted 6679 65% 15233 78%
Euthanized 545 5% 2578 13%
Transferred out 269 3% 636 3%
Died/lost in shelter 42 >1% 438 2%
Overall for Cats and Dogs
  INTAKE   OUTCOME  
  Stray 47% Reclaimed 12%
  Surrendered 39% Adoptions 73%
  Transferred in 12% Transferred out 3%
  Born in Shelter 2% Died in Shelter 2%
Live Release Rate 88%   Euthanasia Rate 10%

Results of the 2012 Shelter Survey for the State of Maine

Animal Intake
  DOG   CAT  
Stray 4,022 42% 11,462 50%
Surrendered 3,478 35% 10,402 45%
Transferred 2,232 23% 590 3%
Born at shelter 20 >1% 584 2%
Animal Outcome
  DOG   CAT  
Reclaimed 2,818 29% 610 3%
Adopted 5,941 61% 15,851 70%
Euthanized 644 7% 5,138 22%
Transferred 349 3% 516 2%
Died/lost in shelter 36 >1% 608 3%
Overall for Cats and Dogs
  INTAKE   OUTCOME  
  Stray 47% Reclaimed 10%
  Surrendered 42% Adoptions 67%
  Transferred in 9% Transferred out 3%
  Born in Shelter 2% Died in Shelter 2%
      Euthanasia Rate 18%

Results of the 2011 Shelter Survey for the State of Maine

Animal Intake
  DOG   CAT  
Stray 3964 39% 11,265 47%
Surrendered 3,364 48% 10,474 51%
Transferred 1,160 13% 263 1%
Born at shelter 16   285 1%
Animal Outcome
  DOG   CAT  
Reclaimed 2,603 30% 440 2%
Adopted 4,808 55% 13,019 61%
Euthanized 991 11% 7,297 34%
Transferred 303 4% 547 2%
Died/lost in shelter 5   146 1%
Overall for Cats and Dogs
  INTAKE   OUTCOME  
  Stray 50% Reclaimed 10%
  Surrendered 45% Adoptions 59%
  Transferred in 3% Transferred out 4%
  Born in Shelter 1% Died in Shelter 1%
      Euthanasia Rate 27%