The 2012 statistics are in.

The total number of cats and dogs euthanized in NJ per day in 2012 is down from 85 in 2011,  88 in 2010, and 96 in 2009. Of the total number of cats and dogs impounded in 2012 (88,594), 44.07% were adopted and 30.14% were euthanized. While this is an improvement over 2011 (41.37% adopted and 34.66% euthanized) and 2010 (40.82% adopted and 34.23% euthanized), much more progress needs to be made!

Below are the 1984-2010 New Jersey animal statistics, by state, and the 2012 New Jersey statistics by county. 26,710 cats and dogs were reported killed in New Jersey animal shelters during 2012; that is an average of 73 each day of the year!

Please click thumbnails to see full pages:

 

See statistics from other years.

.

.

Leave a Comment

Social:

Like / Follow Us:

Facebook Twitter Instagram

Subscribe

Enter your email address to subscribe to this site and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 3 other subscribers

Click image to enlarge:

Have you seen the moving “Animal Kingdom” presentation by Larisa Cadiz?

Pet Abandonment Hurts

"How Could You" is written through the eyes of the abandoned pet.

"Whatever Happened to Hope" is a true story about how the kids are affected.

See Gems of Wisdom and Pearls of Knowledge: Humane Messages at Compassion Central