BEGINNING ANIMAL COUNTS

CANINE FELINE
168 246

ANIMAL INTAKE


CANINE
 
ADULT
UP TO 5 MONTHS
AGE UNKNOWN
STRAY AT LARGE
0
0
0
RELINQUISHED BY OWNER
540
4
0
OWNER-INTENDED EUTHANASIA
0
0
0
TRANSFERRED IN
1118
81
0
OTHER INTAKES
0
0
0
TOTAL LIVE INTAKE
1658
85
0
FELINE
  ADULT UP TO 5 MONTHS AGE UNKNOWN
STRAY AT LARGE 0 0 0
RELINQUISHED BY OWNER 439 123 0
OWNER-INTENDED EUTHANASIA 0 0 0
TRANSFERRED IN 1175 3411 357
OTHER INTAKES 0 0 0
TOTAL LIVE INTAKE 1614 3534 357

ANIMAL OUTCOME

LIVE OUTCOME:

CANINE
  ADULT UP TO 5 MONTHS AGE UNKNOWN
ADOPTIONS 1595 91 0
RETURNED TO OWNER 0 0 0
TRANSFERRED OUT 13 0 0
RETURNED TO FIELD 0 0 0
OTHER LIVE OUTCOME 0 0 0
SUBTOTAL LIVE OUTCOMES 1608 91 0
FELINE
  ADULT UP TO 5 MONTHS AGE UNKNOWN
ADOPTIONS 1318 1608 0
RETURNED TO OWNER 0 0 0
TRANSFERRED OUT 275 1432 7
RETURNED TO FIELD 0 0 0
OTHER LIVE OUTCOME 0 0 0
SUBTOTAL LIVE OUTCOMES 1593 3040 8

OTHER OUTCOME:

CANINE
  ADULT UP TO 5 MONTHS AGE UNKNOWN
DIED IN CARE* 3 2 0
LOST IN CARE 0 0 0
SHELTER EUTHANASIA* 11 0 0
OTHER-INTENDED EUTHANASIA 0 0 0
SUBTOTAL OTHER OUTCOMES 14 2 0
FELINE
  ADULT UP TO 5 MONTHS AGE UNKNOWN
DIED IN CARE* 10 205 0
LOST IN CARE 4 1 0
SHELTER EUTHANASIA* 30 303 1
OTHER-INTENDED EUTHANASIA 0 0 0
SUBTOTAL OTHER OUTCOMES 44 509 1
*Since 2013, 70% of all euthanasia and died in care were underage kittens taken from Los Angeles Animal Services for our Kitten Nursery program. 

Best Friends operates under the philosophy of, and with a current operating reality that, as stated in our Best Friends no-kill communities policy, no healthy or otherwise treatable animal should be killed when alternatives exist to save them. No animal in the care of Best Friends is euthanized other than for irremediable suffering caused by a terminal illness or unrehabilitable aggression. To learn more about the nursery, please click here. To learn more about Best Friends euthanasia policy, please click here.
TOTAL ANIMAL OUTCOMES:
 
CANINE
  ADULT UP TO 5 MONTHS AGE UNKNOWN
SUBTOTAL LIVE OUTCOMES 1608 91 0
SUBTOTAL OTHER OUTCOMES 14 2 0
TOTAL OUTCOMES 1622 93 0
FELINE
  ADULT UP TO 5 MONTHS AGE UNKNOWN
SUBTOTAL LIVE OUTCOMES 1593 3040 8
SUBTOTAL OTHER OUTCOMES 44 509 1
TOTAL OUTCOMES 1637 3549 9

ENDING ANIMAL COUNTS

  CANINE FELINE
Manual Ending Count 160 271
Calculted Ending Count 196 556