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Shelter got 206 dogs, 278 cats in 2012

February 18, 2013

    A total of 206 dogs were brought to the Adams County Animal Shelter in 2012, with an 84 percent claim and adoption rate and a 16 percent euthanization rate, according to a year-end report submitted by shelter officials to the county commissioners.
    The report also noted that 278 cats were brought yo the shelter, with a 42 percent claim and adoption rate, and a 58 percent euthanization rate.
    In all, 484 dogs and cats wound up at the shelter last year.

    Shelter officials also submitted an updated report for the month of January.
    It shows 23 dogs and 11 cats were brought to the shelter. Six dogs were claimed, while 12 dogs and three cats were adopted. Two dogs were euthanized.
    At the time of the report, the shelter had seven cats and four dogs on hand.

 

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