Shelter Statistics

Shelter Animals Count | The National Database ProjectPAWS is a limited-admission, no-kill shelter. We rescue dogs and cats primarily from Philadelphia’s animal control shelter based on available space in our three facilities, adoption locations, and foster homes, and on our ability to provide proper care for animals’ behavioral and medical needs. Once we rescue an animal, we remain committed to its care until we can find it an appropriate, loving adoptive home. PAWS only euthanizes animals with untreatable illnesses/injuries, or whose behavior would make them a danger to the public if released.

Annual statistics:  2016  |  2015  |  2014  |  2013  |  2012