Count your organization in

Jun 26, 2017, 14:46 PM
Animal welfare organizations have long attempted to get a grasp on national shelter and rescue statistics, but with thousands of independent organizations using myriad data collection methods, the task proved too large for one organization alone. So in 2012, The HSUS, ASPCA, PetSmart Charities, Petco Foundation, Maddie’s Fund and Best Friends Animal Society came together to fund and develop Shelter Animals Count: The National Database Project.

Through its website, the project collects and standardizes national shelter and rescue data in a searchable database. Currently, upward of 4,000 shelters and rescues participate in Shelter Animals Count, and an average of 47 groups per month join the database—but the project’s goal is 100-percent shelter participation.

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