2014 Save Rate Report
Michigan Pet Fund Alliance used the 2014 annual shelter reports that each licensed shelter is required to submit to the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, and performed calculations to determine each shelter’s performance in saving lives.
See the 2014 Michigan Shelters by Save and Live Release Rate report here. Page 5 contains definitions.
Congratulations to the following shelters for their 2014 performance:
Outstanding Open Admission Shelters with the Best Save Rate:
- Roscommon County Animal Shelter, Small Shelter (< 1000 annual intake) Roscommon County: 100% save rate in 2014.
- Barry County Animal Shelter, Medium Shelter (> than 1000 but < 5000) Barry County: 100% save rate in 2014.
- Humane Society of Huron Valley, Large Shelter (> 5000) Washtenaw County: 89% save rate in 2014.
Most Improved Open Admission Shelter:
- Monroe County Animal Control, Monroe County: 56% save rate in 2014 and a live release rate of 78%, up from 9% in 2013.
Outstanding Limited/Managed Admission Shelter with the greatest number of adoptions (Limited/Managed admission shelter with at least a 90% save rate and with the greatest number of adoptions):
- Capital Area Humane Society, Clinton County: 89% save rate in 2014 with 3553 adoptions and a live release rate of 90%.
Most Improved Limited/Managed Admission Shelter:
- Charlevoix Area Humane Society, Charlevoix County: 93% save rate in 2014, up from 55% in 2013.
Innovation & Best Practices Award:
- Jeff Randazzo, Chief Animal Control Officer, Macomb County: Creating Transformational Change