Category Archives: Oregon

My Ghost Map

I’ve just been posting in my other blog (https://aspergersbigbang.wordpress.com/) about Ghost Map by Steven Johnson, and I don’t think I’ve posted here about my own Ghost Map. Like many of my research projects, it never seems to get to a … Continue reading

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Oregon update: More good news thanks to spay/neuter

I’m too excited to wait for the final polish on some of these charts.  

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Oregon is a model for the effectiveness of Spay/Neuter clinics

Yes, this chart really is a summary of an awful lot of information.  Not theory.  Not a projection from a small sample.  It includes information from every shelter in Oregon that I know about (well, there’s one for-profit shelter in … Continue reading

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What’s My Agenda?: The Spayship Equation

I started volunteering at my local animal shelter in 1987.  In 2001, I began gathering and analyzing data pertaining to companion animals.  The Spayship began as an idea for a mobile spay/neuter clinic, was somewhat embodied in the Oregon Neutermobile … Continue reading

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Most common patient names at Oregon s/n clinics

I looked at the most common names coming in to our 3 OR NSNRT clinics one year.  I thought it was amusing. most popular cat names most popular dog names Clinic 1 Clinic 2 Clinic 3 Clinic1 Clinic2 Clinic3 Charlie … Continue reading

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West Coast animal shelter stats compared

I don’t know if you’ve heard the joke about how California should really be 3 states, Log, Fog and Smog. I got WA stats recently and found them similar to Oregon and was wondering if Northern California (Log) would be … Continue reading

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