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2020 Adoption Statistics

We’re happy to share with you our 2020 statistics for our sheltering services. These numbers include our main shelter in Coupeville, along with the Oak Harbor Cat Adoption Center and Freeland Cat Cottage.

2020 Live Release Rate: 95.5% (95% dogs; 96% cats)

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
89.0% 94.3% 94.6% 92.6% 94.9% 95.5% 95% 94% 92.5% 95.3% 95.5%

Animal Intake: 388 (176 dogs, 212 cats)

  • Strays: 257 (133 dogs, 124 cats)
  • Owner Surrenders: 105 (29 dogs, 76 cats)
  • Other Intakes: 26 (14 dogs, 12 cats)

Live Outcomes: 402 (167 dogs, 235 cats)

  • Adoptions: 285 (60 dogs, 225 cats)
  • Returned to Owner: 116* (107 dogs, 9 cats)
  • Returned to Field: 1 cat

*80% of lost dogs returned to their owners (compare to national average of 22 – 25%), and 7% of lost cats returned to owners (compare to national average of 2 – 4%).

Other Outcomes: 20 (9 dogs, 11 cats)

  • Died in Shelter: 1 (cat)
  • Shelter Euthanasia: 19 (9 dogs, 10 cats)

To view calculations and the formula worksheet, please click here.