Report shows two high desert cities have highest euthanasia rates in SBCo.

Hesperia City Council

San Bernardino County recently released its state-mandated report for rabies activity for 2014.  The report, which is broken down by shelter, also provides euthanasia rates for each shelter.  The cities of Victorville and Hesperia top the list with the highest percentage of animals being killed rather than adopted or returned to owner.

The San Bernardino County Annual Report of Rabies Activity Information 2014 shows Victorville’s euthanasia rate for 2014 was a whopping 72.97 percent.  Of the 2,945 animals picked up or surrendered in the city of Victorville, 2,149 were killed.

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