Alvin Animal Adoption Center (AAAC) Fact Sheet

Calendar Year 2019

 

1639 in-takes which consisted mostly of cats, dogs, wildlife, and livestock

 

•Dog save rate 94%

  • 37 euthanized – aggressive, sick, rabies testing, or combination thereof 

•Cat save rate 53%

  • 183 euthanized – aggressive, feral, sick, or combination thereof


- Save rates are calculated dividing the number of live releases (adoption, rescue, returned to owner, or outside agency) by the number of dispositions (total intakes not inclusive of owner requested euthanasia, died in custody, deceased upon intake, etc.).

Summary of Saved Animals:

  • 227 dogs adopted

  • 82 dogs released to rescue groups

  • 329 dogs reunited with their owners

  • 86 transferred to an outside agency (such as Houston Humane Society and various SPCAs)

  • 242 cats adopted

  • 18 cats released to rescue groups

  • 19 cats reunited with their owners

  • 69 cats transferred to an outside agency (such as Houston Humane Society and various SPCAs)

The AAAC has a volunteer program that consists of approximately 200 active volunteers with approximately 20 volunteers performing duties regularly (daily/weekly).

City employees and volunteers have created and continue to facilitate a foster program.

AAAC placed 122 animals resulting from coordination with over 50 rescues.

AAAC requires that adopted animals are spayed/neutered in addition to receiving vaccinations, deworming, and receiving flea preventative care.

AAAC staff and/or volunteers facilitated adoption awareness at more than 30 offsite events in the past year, including but not limited to:

  • Paws at the Pool – Bob S. Owen Pool

  • Home for the Holidays – National Oak Park

  • Puppy Pals – Alvin Library (monthly)

  • Kids’ Safe Summer Event – Iowa Colony

  • Taco Truck Showdown fundraiser – AAAC

  • Clear the Shelters – AAAC

  • Market Depot Days – National Oak Park
     

AAAC frequently offers specials on adoptions by utilizing donated funds in an effort to offset the cost to the new owner.

At the request of a citizen, AAAC provides animal traps and pick up services.

A professional staff of 7, receive approximately 130 hours of training per year.

Donations can be made by check to the City of Alvin and delivered to City Hall, AAAC, the Police Department or by using Paypal with the donate button below. Donations for animal medical care can be made directly to the Veterinary Hospital of Alvin. Non-monetary donations (food, fundraising items, etc.) can be made directly at AAAC located at 550 W. Highway 6 in Alvin.

Alvin Animal Adoption Center (AAAC) Fact Sheet

Calendar Year 2018

 

1747 in-takes which consisted mostly of cats, dogs, wildlife and livestock.

• Dog save rate 95%

  • 35 euthanized – aggressive/sick

• Cat save rate 52%

  • 131 euthanized – aggressive/feral/sick


- Save rates are calculated dividing the number of live releases (adoption, rescue, returned to owner, or outside agency) by the number of dispositions (total intakes not inclusive of owner requested euthanasia, died in custody, deceased upon intake, etc.).

Summary of Saved Animals:

  • 314 dogs adopted
  • 90 dogs released to rescue groups
  • 291 dogs reunited with their owners
  • 113 transferred to an outside agency (such as Houston Humane Society and various SPCAs)
  • 178 cats adopted
  • 28 cats released to rescue groups
  • 16 cats reunited with their owners
  • 68 cats transferred to an outside agency (such as Houston Humane Society and various SPCAs)

The AAAC has a volunteer program that consists of approximately 200 active volunteers with approximately 20 volunteers performing duties regularly (daily/weekly).

City employees and volunteers have created and continue to facilitate a foster program.

AAAC placed 173 animals resulting from coordination with over 50 rescues.

AAAC requires that adopted animals are spayed/neutered in addition to receiving vaccinations, deworming, and receiving flea preventative care.

AAAC staff and/or volunteers facilitated adoption awareness at more than 30 offsite events in the past year, including but not limited to:

  • Paws at the Pool – Bob S. Owen Pool

  • Home for the Holidays – National Oak Park

  • Puppy Pals – Alvin Library (monthly)

  • Kids’ Safe Summer Event – Iowa Colony

  • $10 Microchip Event – AAAC

  • Clear the Shelters – AAAC

  • Market Depot Days – National Oak Par
     

AAAC frequently offers specials on adoptions by utilizing donated funds in an effort to offset the cost to the new owner.

At the request of a citizen, AAAC provides animal traps and pick up services.

A professional staff of 7, receive approximately 130 hours of training per year.

Donations can be made by check to the City of Alvin and delivered to City Hall, AAAC, the Police Department or by using Paypal with the donate button below. Donations for animal medical care can be made directly to the Veterinary Hospital of Alvin. Non-monetary donations (food, fundraising items, etc.) can be made directly at AAAC located at 550 W. Highway 6 in Alvin.

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