Animal Shelter Statistics

Discover the most shocking animal shelter statistics

Shocking Statistics

About 390,000 Dogs Are Euthanized in Shelters Yearly

Euthanasia in Shelters

Delaware Became the First No-kill US State in 2019

No-Kill US State

Around 25% of Shelter Dogs Are Purebred.

Purebred in Shelters

Overall, Pet Adoptions Decreased by 20% in 2020

Pet Adoptions in 2020

Almost 6.3 Million Pets Enter US Shelters Yearly.

Pets Entering Shelters

Having Too Many Animals Is the Primary Reason for Pet Abandonment.

Pet Abandonment

Shelter Animal’s Irremediably Suffering Is under 1%.