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Statistics and Reports

Our community cares a great deal about animals, and many people are interested in better understanding the more than 4,000 animals who come through the doors of Sonoma County Animal Services each year.

We care for the neediest animals in our community: those who are injured, abused, neglected, surrendered by their owners for a variety of reasons, abandoned, and lost. The data posted here offer a by-the-numbers snapshot to help you understand how animals move through this shelter. If you have questions, please contact us.

Annual Report

Annual Intake and Outcome Statistics

Looking for more recent data on animal intake and outcome? Visit our new data portal, SoCo Data. Click the ‘Explore Data’ button to ‘View Data’. Once you arrive at the full data set, use the filter options in the column headers to find the sort the information. Or, use the filters in the right column to sort the data sets.

Monthly Intake and Outcome Statistics

Looking for more recent data on animal intake and outcome? Visit our new data portal, SoCo Data. Click the ‘Explore Data’ button to ‘View Data’. Once you arrive at the full data set, use the filter options in the column headers to find the sort the information. Or, use the filters in the right column to sort the data sets.

Weekly Intake and Outcome Data

We post a weekly report listing outcomes for dogs and cats during the Monday-Sunday immediately prior to the posting date. Each weekly report is available for 8 weeks. These reports include many abbreviations; please refer to the definitions list for explanations.

Looking for more recent data on animal intake and outcome? Visit our new data portal, SoCo Data. Click the ‘Explore Data’ button to ‘View Data’. Once you arrive at the full data set, use the filter options in the column headers to find the sort the information. Or, use the filters in the right column to sort the data sets.

Live Release Rate

The Live Release Rate is the percentage of animals leaving the shelter alive. Live Release Rates are calculated using the formula: Total Live Outcomes = (Adoptions + Transfers + RTO)/(Total Outcomes).

Live Release Rate for fiscal year July 2015-June 2016:

  • Dogs: 86% (of 1,910 total dog intakes)
  • Cats: 76% (of 1,119 total cat intakes)

Return to Owner (RTO) rates are calculated using the formula: Outcome RTO/(Confiscated + Stray + Transfer + Quarantine).

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Contact Information

Business Hours
Monday
Closed
Tuesday – Saturday
Shelter hours 12:00 – 5:00 PM
Phones open at 9:00 AM
Sunday
Closed
Contact us by Phone
Address
Sonoma County Animal Services
1247 Century Ct
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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