Base stats | Last Updated 28 May 2019

Our community cares a great deal about animals, and many people are interested in better understanding the more than 4,000 animals who come through the doors of Sonoma County Animal Services each year.

Tags: animal shelter, intake, outcome, spay, neuter, license, adopt, pet, cat, dog

This dataset has the following 24 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
NamenametextName of the animal. Animal names with an asterisk before them were given by shelter staff.
TypetypetextType of animal
BreedbreedtextBreed of animal
ColorcolortextColor of animal, Black, Chocolate, White….
SexsextextMale, Female, Neutered Male, Spayed Female
SizesizetextLarge, medium, small, toy
Date Of Birthdate_of_birthcalendar_dateApproximate date of birth.
Impound Numberimpound_numbertextAnimal impound number
Kennel Numberkennel_numbertextKennel number indicating its current location.
Animal IDidtextUnique ID
Intake Dateintake_datecalendar_dateDate animal was taken into the shelter
Outcome Dateoutcome_datecalendar_dateDate animal left the shelter
Days in Shelterdays_in_shelternumberNumber of days the animal was in the shelter
Intake Typeintake_typetextReason for intake
Intake Subtypeintake_subtypetextSub reason for intake
Outcome Typeoutcome_typetextReason for release from shelter
Outcome Subtypeoutcome_subtypetextSub reason for release from shelter
Intake Conditionintake_conditiontextAnimals condition at intake
Outcome Conditionoutcome_conditiontextAnimals condition at release from shelter
Intake Jurisdictionintake_jurisdictiontextJurisdiction responsible for animal intake
Outcome Jurisdictionoutcome_jurisdictiontextArea animal went to.
Outcome Zip Codezip_codetextZip code where animal went to.
LocationlocationlocationLatitude, Longitude coordinates for outcome jurisdiction
Countintake_totalnumberColumn for performing arithmetic and creating groups for views and visualizations