Statistics and Reports

Animal Statistic Review

Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center statistics are published for public review. The data highlights monthly and yearly animal statistics. We pride ourselves on our accomplishments with animal care and the progressive changes made to save more lives. Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center is proud to have achieved 95.72% overall live release rate in 2020, up from 92.3% in 2019!  Even in the midst of COVID, we took in 4646 animals. We have been honored by the Petco Foundation with the Rachael Ray “Save them All” grant for excellence in our no-kill work.

Asilomar Accords Statistics  

The Asilomar accords data reporting method is a known industry standard format for reporting animal care data. Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center utilizes the Asilomar Live Release Rate which shows what percentage of animals left the shelter with a live outcome. Live outcomes include adoptions, returned to owners, transferred to rescues, and trap-neutered-return.

2021 YTD   2020   2019   2018

Shelter Animals Count

Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center reports monthly data reports to Shelter Animals Count national database. Shelter Animals Count is a new, collaborative initiative formed by a diverse group of stakeholders to create and share a national database of sheltered animal statistics, providing facts, and enabling insights that will save lives. Visit for more regional and national shelter data.

2019 YTD   2018   2017   2016   2015

Industry Formulas

Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center recognizes national dialogue of many industry standard formulas that calculate save rate and live release rate. All formulas have limitations and none are proven to be universally applied to all animal welfare organizations. Click here, to learn more about save rate and live release rates read the publication “What’s your rate?” by The National Federation of Humane Societies.