Live Release Rates

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Springfield Humane Society prides itself on our high release rates which we accomplish through a special fund (The Princess Fund) for above and beyond medical issues, a volunteer animal behaviorist, and on staff trainer, and our focus not only on an animals' physical health but also on their mental health.

The following life release percentages were calculated using the Asilomar Accords, a nationally known
and accepted formula.


2016        94%

2017        88%  (Note: we had a large outbreak of calicivirus this year causing more euthanasias and deaths than our normal)

2018        94%