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ACS Strategic Plan Information

2011 Animal Care Strategic Plan

Description: Animal Care Services 2011 Strategic Plan (.pdf)

2006 Animal Care Strategic Plan

Description: Animal Care Services 2006 Strategic Plan (.pdf)


Important Information About ACS Data

The City Auditor's Office has released a comprehensive report where they audited the department's reporting processes and performance data including Live Release rate and pet outcomes. 

Official findings were presented to City Leadership on September 20, 2016. 

Access the report here.

Statistics & Reports

In order to facilitate the data collection process and assure consistent reporting and transparency across agencies, the Asilomar Accords are a national reporting standard for classifying the intake and outcome of dogs and cats in animal shelters. ACS will post the Asilomar report before the second Friday of each month. ACS also will post the quarterly report at the end of the following months (January,  April, July and October).

ACS Asilomar Reports

October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019

October 2018 (pdf.)



October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2016

October 2015 (.pdf) January 2016 (.pdf) April 2016 (.pdf)  July 2016 (.pdf) 
November 2015 (.pdf) February 2016 (.pdf) May 2016 (.pdf)  August 2016 (.pdf)
December 2015 (.pdf) March 2016 (.pdf) June 2016 (.pdf) September 2016 (.pdf) 

ACS Department Quarterly Performance Reports