Request the Data

The Shelter Animals Count dataset is available for a fee to individuals and institutions for research, reporting, or academic purposes, or internal, non-commercial use. To get started, please carefully read the Data Use Policy to understand eligibility for data access before submitting your request, then choose your request type from the options below. You will be asked to complete a form sharing how you will use the data and who will have access to it. You may choose a one-time download or subscribe for quarterly updates at a reduced rate. Fees support our mission and help make this data available.

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Organizations

UNIVERSITIES, NON-PROFITS, PUBLIC-SECTOR

– Agree to the Data Use Policy & Agreement
– Include your non-profit determination letter and/or research proposal on letterhead
– One-time full dataset download: $1,000
– Quarterly Subscription to the full dataset for one year: $2,000

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Individuals

STUDENTS, JOURNALISTS

– Agree to the Data Use Policy & Agreement
– Include your course syllabus and/or proposal on letterhead
– One-time full dataset download: $250
– Quarterly Subscription to the full dataset for one year: $500

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SAC Members

NATIONAL DATABASE CONTRIBUTORS

As a contributing member of the National Database, your organization can request the complete dataset once a year for internal use at no cost. To get started, please carefully read the Data Use Agreement and review the Member Requirements to understand eligibility and responsibility for data access before submitting your request.

Fees
– One-time full dataset download: Free
– Quarterly Subscription to the full dataset for one year: $250
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Free Data Download

CSV DOWNLOAD

This free download contains state-level reporting from over 1,000 animal welfare organizations. Students, animal advocates, and data enthusiasts can use this dataset to discover national trends and learn about the animal data we collect.