Daily Shelter Animal Head Count to Date

www.dallasopendata.com | Last Updated 27 Feb 2017

“Helping Dallas be a safe, compassionate, and healthy place for people and animals”. Dallas Animal Shelter Data pertains to operational processes carried out by shelter personnel who assist citizens by receiving surrendered and stray animals, facilitating adoptions, transferring animals to rescue groups, and providing care to the animals in the shelter every day. Shelter personnel document their work using Chameleon software, an animal shelter management program. The Dallas Animal Shelter Data is updated daily to help citizens better understanding the operational processes that the shelter personnel perform daily for the animals and citizens of the City of Dallas. The start date is October 01, 2016

Tags: dog, shelter, shelter animal, adopt, animal adoption

This dataset has the following 4 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
MonthmonthstextAdded column to improve visualization of activities by month
YearyeartextAdded column to improve visualization of activities for specific fiscal years
Intake Dateintake_datecalendar_dateThe date of impoundment or when the animal was admitted into the shelter
Animal IDanimal_idtextSystem auto generated number, unique to every animal impounded