295, 723 - the number of dogs that ended up in animal control/shelters in Missouri in 2008 alone
193,001 - the number of dogs that ended up in animal control/shelters in Missouri in 2007
102,722 - the increased number of dogs that ended up on animal control death row in ‘08 vs. ‘07
2,326 - the number of additional adoptions vs. the 102,722 increase in death row dogs
Pitbulls and black dogs are the first to be euthanized and last to be adopted.
Of the 74.8 million dogs in the U.S., only 10% were adopted.
Pitbulls test better on a temperament test than border collies.
Cocker spaniels have the highest number of recorded bite cases.