What percentage of dogs get adopted?
25 percent of dogs and 24 percent of cats that enter animal shelters are adopted.
How many adopted dogs in 2019?
About 1.5 million of them — 670,000 dogs and 860,000 cats — are euthanized before they can be adopted, though the ASPCA says those numbers are declining, in large part because a greater percentage of them are adopted. About 1.6 million dogs and 1.6 million cats are adopted every year.
How many dogs are in the US 2020?
The overall pet population, AVMA said, included 77 million dogs and 58 million cats — significantly lower than what the pet trade group cited. These dueling digits matter nothing to the kitties and doggies that occupy our sofas and our hearts.