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Life Saving Data

Dallas Pets Alive is on a mission to promote and provide the resources, education and programs needed to eliminate the killing of companion animals in North Texas.

Transparency is key to achieve our goal of No-Kill North Texas. We update our data regularly to for this reason and to show how proud we are of the work we are doing in Dallas and throughout North Texas. Please contact with any questions.

Impact Reports

2021 report
2021 Impact Report
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2020 Impact Report
DPA Impact Report 2019
2019 Impact Report
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2018 Impact Report
2017 Dallas Pets Alive Annual Report
2017 Impact Report
2016 Dallas Pets Alive Annual Report
2016 Impact Report


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Animal Data Matrix – 2020Canine Up To 5 MonthsCanine AdultFeline Up To 5 MonthsFeline AdultTotal
Beginning Animal Count411127538
Live Intake:
Transfer from Shelter Partner14322525445667
Relinquished by owner22715650
Other Live Intake13191094145
Total Live Intake15827337855864
Returned to Owner13206
Transferred to Other Rescue39853210166
Other Live Outcome767722834415
Subtotal Live Outcomes2153875661011269
Died in Care2214018
Subtotal Other Outcomes8816436
Total Outcomes2233955821051305
Ending Animal Count358101459
Animal Data Matrix – 2019Canine Up To 5 MonthsCanine AdultFeline Up To 5 MonthsFeline AdultTotal
Beginning Animal Count480159639
Live Intake:
Transfer from Shelter Partner13119516233521
Relinquished by owner0340741
Other Live Intake2517954141
Total Live Intake15624625744703
Returned to Owner04026
Transferred to Other Rescue494714132269
Other Live Outcome1344427106
Subtotal Live Outcomes13730325278770
Died in Care10113024
Subtotal Other Outcomes171116145
Total Outcomes15431426879815
Ending Animal Count404129533
Animal Data Matrix – 2018Canine Up To 5 MonthsCanine AdultFeline Up To 5 MonthsFeline AdultOther Up To 5 MonthsOther AdultTotal
Beginning Animal Count13436170
Live Intake:
Transfer from DAS94358492100522
Born in DPA Foster Care002970036
Relinquished by owner114010016
External Intake21451361600218
Total Live Intake1164172144500792
Transferred to Foster0000000
Transferred to Other Rescue293884600157
Returned to Field0005005
Subtotal Live Outcomes854461807500786
Died in Care54900018
Subtotal Other Outcomes9211210043
Total Outcomes944671927600829
Ending Animal Count10627