Alvin Animal Adoption Center (AAAC) Fact Sheet
Calendar Year 2016
2038 in-takes which consisted of cats, dogs, wildlife and livestock.
•Dog save rate 89%
•Cat save rate 32%
- Save rates are calculated dividing the number of live releases (adoption, rescue, returned to owner, or outside agency) by the number of dispositions (total intakes not inclusive of owner requested euthanasia or deceased upon intake etc.).
Summary of Saved Animals:
The AAAC has a volunteer program that consists of approximately 200 active volunteers with approximately 20 volunteers performing duties regularly (daily/weekly).
City employees and volunteers have created and continue to facilitate a foster program.
AAAC placed 359 animals resulting from coordination with over 50 rescues.
AAAC requires that adopted animals are spayed/neutered in addition to receiving vaccinations, deworming, and receiving flea preventative care.
AAAC staff and/or volunteers facilitated adoption awareness at more than 30 offsite events in the past year, including but not limited to:
• Paws at the Pool – Bob S. Owen Pool
• Home for the Holidays – National Oak Park
• Fairview National Junior Honor Society Cook-off – Alvin
• Passmore Fall Festival – Alvin
• Kids’ Safe Summer Event – Iowa Colony
• Two International Cat Shows (four days) – Alvin/Deer Park
• Fish Fry at Biker Church – Manvel
• Frontier Day – Booth and parade – Alvin
• Club Day – Alvin High School
AAAC frequently offers specials on adoptions by utilizing donated funds in an effort to offset the cost to the new owner.
At the request of a citizen, AAAC provides animal traps and pick up services.
A professional staff of 7, receive approximately 130 hours of training per year.
Donations can be made by check to the City of Alvin and delivered to City Hall, AAAC or the Police Department. Donations for animal medical care can be made directly to the Veterinary Hospital of Alvin. Non-monetary donations (food, fundraising items, etc.) can be made directly at AAAC located at 550 W. Highway 6 in Alvin.
Alvin City Hall
216 West Sealy
Alvin, Texas 77511
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Thursday - 7:00 AM to
Closed: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
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