Delaware Animal Services, which provides animal control sheltering throughout the State of Delaware, saved 89% of cats, 93% of dogs, and 98% of other animals.
45,000 animals who otherwise faced being killed were adopted in a single day, emptying shelters across the country, erasing one week’s worth of killing in the U.S., and making it the safest day for homeless animals in America ever.
The No Kill Advocacy Center, my organization, just finished analyzing sheltering statistics for the state of Michigan and I am glad to report that following nationwide trends, the percentage of animals leaving shelters alive increased over 2014.
Dallas wants to eliminate holding periods to kill animals right away. Austin more than doubled theirs as they recently passed one of the most rigorous, smart, and comprehensive holding period laws in the country.