2019 Summary

2019 was a very big year for WRAS! Above is a video of all of the animals we helped in 2019 and below are our statistics from this year:

Animals in Rescue in the beginning of the year: 30

Animals brought into Rescue in 2019: 118

Total Animals Helped: 148 (16 Cats, 24 Dogs, 11 Hamster, 30 Guinea Pigs,4 Goats, 4 Mice, 18 Rabbits, 6 Rats, 1 Ferret, 2 Birds, 23 Pigs, 9 Equines)

Dogs: 33% (8 individuals) of our dogs were purebred. 42% (10 individuals) were pit bulls or bully breed mixes. 

We fostered out a total of 51 animals to volunteers. 

Animals in the Rescue at the end of the year: 41

Intakes/Outcomes:

Animals Adopted Out: 101 (14 Dogs, 9 Cats, 29 Guinea Pigs, 12 Pigs, 3 Equines, 1 Goat, 7 Hamsters, 3 Mice, 6 Rats, 14 Rabbits, 1 Ferret, 2 Birds)

Animals Returned to Rescue: 2

Permanent Sanctuary Animals: 11

Animals Euthanized (Medical): 5       Animals Euthanized (Behavioral): 0

Animals Rescued from Online Sales: 9

Animals Rescued from Livestock Auctions: 3

Animals from Local Owner Surrenders: 9

Animals from Local Shelter or Veterinary Practice Transfer: 76

Stray Animal Intake: 3

2017 Adoptions:

Average Length of Stay for Adopted Dogs: 69 Days

Average Length of Stay for Adopted Cats: 310 Days

Average Length of Stay for Adopted Horses: 258 Days

Average Length of Stay for Adopted Guinea Pigs: 49 Days

Average Length of Stay for Adopted Pigs: 112 Days

Average Length of Stay for Adopted Goats: 61 Days

Average Length of Stay for Adopted Hamsters: 51.6 Days

Average Length of Stay for Adopted Mice: 55 Days

Average Length of Stay for Adopted Rats: 35.5 Days

Average Length of Stay for Adopted Rabbits: 30.6 Days

Average Length of Stay for Adopted Ferrets: 6 Days

Average Length of Stay for Adopted Birds: 31 Days

Medical/Behavioral Care:

Animals Spayed/Neutered: 36

Animals Vaccinated: 59

Animals Microchipped: 43

Medical Special Needs Animals Provided Care: 24

Senior Animals Provided Care: 17

Behavioral Special Needs Animals Provided Care: 66

We will see you in 2020 and thank you for your continued support to save lives!

We are grateful to have had several wonderful photographers donate their time and skill to photograph our animals and their lives here. While many photos on our site were taken by WRAS Staff Members, others were taken by:

Tischman Pets Photography, @tischmanpets, gmt-photo.com

Mike Barr, @mikebarrphotography, www.mike-barr.com

Thunder Ridge Images, www.thunderridgeimages.com