Humane Society

People browse the adoption area of the Dubuque Regional Humane Society earlier this year.

Officials at Dubuque Regional Humane Society cared for more than 2,700 animals in 2018, the organization announced Friday.

The Dubuque-based no-kill shelter connected 2,307 animals with new families, the release stated. Additionally, 263 animals were reunited with their owners.

The agency boasted a save rate of 99 percent.

According to the release, the society provides “compassionate care, a safe environment and new chances for the animals in the community, as well as the over 700 animals transported in from overcrowded shelters.”

The agency also boasts a network of foster families who “provide animals that need extra TLC a home environment in which to recover and thrive before adoption,” the release stated.

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