Live Oak Animal Control saved 91.67% of animals served in 2023, according to data from the national nonprofit organization Best Friends Animal Society. For reaching above 90%, the facility was recognized as a no-kill shelter.

Data shows a total of 444 pets entering the shelter during the year, with 407 of those animals being saved.

What else?

Best Friends Animal Society's primary goal is to reach no-kill nationwide by 2025. Using a blend of data from 2020-23, the organization identified Texas and California as top priority states for making shelters no-kill, meaning these two states have the lowest percentage of animals saved when compared to other states.

Cibolo Animal Shelter also received this recognition in October for the 2022 calendar year. Data for shelters across Texas and other states can be found here.