Understanding nationwide trends and taking advantage of statistical forecasts can help you prepare to better handle animals in your community. Shelter Animals Count (SAC) released the Q3 report from 2022, with data from the Intake and Outcome Database and the Community Services Database.
Download the full PDF here: https://www.shelteranimalscount.org/sac-news/
SAC says "There are 7.3% more animals entering shelters than leaving so far this year, up from 6% in the Q2 report (Jan-Jun). While this is forecasted to improve slightly by the end of the year at 5%, this is still the largest gap in the past 4 years."