PAWS Magazine


Issue 58, Summer 2004


2003 Statistics and Financials


Received stray 809
Guardian surrendered 739
Total received 1,548
Adopted/rescued 1,001
Lost dogs returned to guardian 358
Euthanized* 221

Received stray 1,345
Guardian surrendered 1,131
Total received 2,476
Adopted/rescued 1,984
Lost cats returned to guardian 53
Euthanized* 360

Received 4,545
Treated/returned to wild 1,478
Dead on arrival 196
Died despite care 629
Euthanized on arrival** 1,762
Euthanized after care** 459
In treatment at year end 21

Revenue and Expenses

Adoption fees $240,053
Animal receiving 73,703
Animal related services 17,524
Municipal contracts 143,269
Rental income 27,954
Retail sales 46,028
Miscellaneous other 29,524

Unrestricted Public Support
Donations $1,074,741
Bequests 531,075
Grants 47,987
Net assets released from restrictions 112,541
Total Unrestricted Support / Revenue $2,344,399

Expenses by Department
Companion Animal Services $980,775
Advocacy and Outreach 317,000
Wildlife 743,055
Fundraising 368,652
Administration 105,229

Total Expenses $2,514,711

* PAWS Companion Animal Shelter does not euthanize healthy, adoptable animals. Our shelter euthanasia statistics reflect cases where an animal’s injury, illness, or behavior was acute and rendered the animal unadoptable.

** PAWS Wildlife Department provides release from suffering through humane euthanasia for wildlife whose injuries, illnesses, or circumstances preclude treatment and release back to their native habitat.

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