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The following chronicles some of SVACA’s milestones. Please visit our Facebook page to learn more about our history.

SVACA Saved 93% in 2015

Post Date:03/09/2016 7:44 AM

M15In 2015, the Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority (SVACA) achieved a 93% overall live release rate.  98% of dogs, 90% of cats, and 100% of ‘other’ animals (rabbits, hamsters, birds, reptiles, etc.) were saved. 

These figures meet how "no kill" shelters are often measured; all healthy and treatable animals or at least 90% saved.

The collection and publication of the statistics is sponsored by Maddie's Fund.  SVACA has received grant funds from Maddie's Fund which are used to help save SVACA's animals.

Learn more about SVACA's statistics and how you can help make a difference for the animals.

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