Shelter Statistics

2022 Statistics

Total Intake1038
Returned to Owners120
Adopted/Transferred to Rescue843
Personal Surrenders321
Brought in by Animal Control53

2021 Statistics

Total Intake1113
Returned to Owners127
Adopted/Transferred to Rescue967
Personal Surrenders371
Brought in by Animal Control75

2020 Statistics

Total Intake971
Returned to Owners111
Adopted/Transferred to Rescue761
Personal Surrenders275
Brought in by Animal Control76

The overall live release rates are as follows:

2022 – 95%,

2021 – 97%

2020 – 98%

These numbers reflect the mission, vision and values of the Yancey Humane Society. No animals were euthanized for time or space.