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Pit Bull and Pit Bull mixes length of stay at Beaufort County Animal Services exceeds 30 days versus other breeds that is typically less than 5 days! While the intake isn't decreasing, it is also not increasing. The good news is that the spay and...

TNR stands for Trap Neuter Return, and it's a method of humanely catching feral cats, spaying/neutering them, and returning them to the cat community. In one year, the BCAS has increased TNR by 123 cats! The benefits of TNR are the reason why we continue...

The return-to-owner rate for microchipped animals is much higher than animals that weren't microchipped. For example, about 22 percent of lost dogs that entered the animal shelters were reunited with their families. However, the return-to-owner rate for microchipped dogs was over 52 percent (a 238 percent increase). The...

In five years, we have reduced our euthanasia rates by 45%! In 2011, 62% of our animals had to be put down due to different reasons. This includes aggression as well as an illness that we could not treat. Fast forward to 2016, and our...

Let's look at the details of our increase in spays and neuters. In 2016 alone, Hilton Head Humane and Beaufort County Animal Shelter spayed and neutered over 4,00 animals. That means that since 2011, HHHA and BCAS have increased spays/neuters by 627%! This number includes 897...