Animal Advisory CommissionAug. 7, 2020

Animal Services Monthly Report April 2020 — original pdf

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April 2020 April 2020 Animal Services Report ANIMAL SERVICES REPORT • The live outcome rate for April was 95.1 percent. • A total of 186 animals were adopted (132 dogs, 53 cats and one bird). • A total of 74 dogs and cats were returned to their owners (RTOs). Animal Services News Animal Protection month of April. • Animal Protection Officers (APOs) returned 49 animals to their owners in the field during the • Officers handed out 48 fencing assistance applications, implanted seven microchips and impounded 96 injured animals. • A total of 54 animals were transferred to Austin Wildlife Rescue. • Officers entered 258 rabies exposure reports and submitted 57 specimens for rabies testing. Seven bats tested positive. • Wildlife APO received 17 coyote-related activities: o 5 sightings o 5 wild sick reports of mange o 3 incidents o 2 encounters o 1 wild injured o 1 observation • Out of 17 coyote related reports, 10 fell within the reported behavior types (sighting, encounter, and incident). Incidents: Pets were a factor in all activities • o Two incidents involved a coyote suspected of killing an unattended cat. o One incident involve a coyote injuring a dog in a fenced backyard. • Encounters: Pets were a factor in all verified activities o Two encounters involved a coyote displaying flushing behavior with a dog and citizen. Volunteer, Foster and Rescue Programs • A total of 60 volunteers donated 1,957.58 hours, primarily as fosters, in April. April 2020 Animal Services Report from foster care. • A total of 420 families provided foster care and a total of 186 animals were adopted directly • There are 1758 approved fosters in GivePulse, and 1548 new foster applications were processed. • There are currently 394 animals in 329 different foster homes. • 68 live outcomes were attributed to 14 AAC partners: o 28 cats o 39 dogs o 1 ferret Veterinary Services shelter grounds. • Shelter veterinarians were medically responsible for 587 animals; 495 in foster care and 92 on • Veterinarians addressed 95 emergency cases, performed 12 orthopedic surgeries and 18 other specialty surgeries including enucleations, amputations, mass removals, hernia repair, wound repairs and dentals. A total of 478 spay/neuter surgeries were performed and 765 vet exams.