ASPCA Live Release Rate for 2016 = 89.9%
This is calculated as our total live outcome divided by our total intake.
Asilomar Accords Live Release Rate for 2016 = 100%
This is calculated as our total live outcome divided by all outcomes minus unhealthy and untreatable animals. In 2016, 19 dogs were considered unhealthy or untreatable. 16 were euthanized for medical reasons, and 3 were euthanized for behavioral reasons. Our euthanasia policy, below, describes conditions that would result in a dog being euthanized for medical or behavioral reasons.