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Shelter Statistics

Data reflects year-to-date statistics.
Shelter Admissions Transferred In Owner Surrender
Dogs 170 336
Cats 213 481
Total Admissions
Dogs 536
Cats 696
Total Adoptions
0 %
Live Release Rate

The Live Release Rate is calculated using the Asilomar Lite formula of (Live Outcomes) divided by (All outcomes minus Owner Requested Euthanasia).

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Our precautions for visiting during COVID-19

To protect the health of our staff, volunteers, and guests, we’ve implemented safety protocols for adoptions, veterinary appointments, and animal intakes. Please read our FAQs During COVID-19 to help you plan your visit.

Important Update

Due to the recent surge in COVID cases, and for the safety of our staff and visitors, all campus visits are by appointment only.