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​The Oakland County Animal Control & Pet Adoption Center currently has the best save rate in Michigan among public open-admission shelters whose intakes are greater than 5,000 animals. OCAC/PAC strives to continue to increase their live release, return to owner, and dog license compliance rates.


 Presently, the Oakland County Animal Control & Pet Adoption Center has a 74% live release rate, compared to the state wide live release rate 53%.


View our current animal statistics, and our statewide comparison statistics, which are updated monthly.


 Frequently Asked Questions About Shelter Statistics

expand What does open admission mean?
expand What does live release rate mean?
expand What does adopted (rescue) mean?
expand Why are some animals euthanized?