2016 Shelter Statistics

 Old Drum & Friends Animal Shelter accepted 941 new pets into our program in 2016. In addition, 90 animals were still housed from 2015 for a total of 1,031 animals in our care for the year.
  • 52% Adopted into new homes
  • 16% Returned to their owners
  • 8% Transferred to a partner shelter or rescue group
  • 4% Euthanized
    • Euthanized animals were ones that were unhealthy beyond reasonable medical treatment or animals that were not safe to place into adoptive homes.
  • 8% Died
    • Animals that died while in shelter care are ones that were extremely old or unhealthy and passed prior to humane euthanasia, or neonatal animals that did not thrive in a shelter environment.
At the end of 2016, 106 animals were housed waiting to be adopted in 2017.