2018 Summary

2018 was a very big year for WRAS! Our animal intake/adoptions numbers dropped slightly as a result of our focus being on finding and moving to a new leased property. Above are photos of all of the animals we helped in 2018 and below are our statistics from this year:

Animals in Rescue in the beginning of the year: 19

Animals brought into Rescue in 2017: 42

Total Animals Helped: 61 (7 Cats, 26 Dogs, 1 Hamster, 5 Guinea Pigs, 6 Pigs, 10 Equines)

Dogs: 23% (6 individuals) of our dogs were purebred. 61.5% (16 individuals) were pit bulls or bully breed mixes. 

We fostered out a total of 10 animals to volunteers. 

Animals in the Rescue at the end of the year: 30

Intakes/Outcomes:

Animals Adopted Out: 24 (19 Dogs, 2 Cats, 3 Horses)

Animals Returned to Rescue: 0

Permanent Sanctuary Animals: 11

Animals Euthanized (Medical): 1       Animals Euthanized (Behavioral): 0

Animals Rescued from Online Sales: 8

Animals Rescued from Livestock Auctions: 12

Animals from Local Owner Surrenders: 10

Animals from Local Shelter or Veterinary Practice Transfer: 12

Stray Animal Intake: 0

2017 Adoptions:

Average Length of Stay for Adopted Dogs: 68 Days

Average Length of Stay for Adopted Cats: 214 Days

Average Length of Stay for Adopted Horses: 182 Days

Medical/Behavioral Care:

Animals Spayed/Neutered: 6

Animals Vaccinated: 29

Animals Microchipped: 11

Medical Special Needs Animals Provided Care: 13

Senior Animals Provided Care: 8

Behavioral Special Needs Animals Provided Care: 11

We will see you in 2019 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