Multnomah County Animal Services killed almost one third of the dogs and cats it impounded in 2011. Compare the following 2011 statistics from MCAS, a traditional animal control model with Washoe Regional County Animal Services / Nevada Humane Society, a no kill shelter model.
————————— MCAS ——————- WCRAS/NHS
SAVE RATE 69% 93%
Total Intake 6,767 15,982
Return to Owner 1,474 4,339
Total Adoptions 1,555 8,179