The Numbers: Dogs Trust

The figures behind the charity that helps dog owners and rehomes abandoned dogs.

£60.7m - The charity's income for the year ending 31 December 2009, compared with £51.9m in the previous year

£19.6m - The cost of generating voluntary income of £51m, giving the charity a fundraising ratio of 38p in the pound. The previous year's ratio was 29p in the pound

£58.9m - Free reserves at year-end, made up of a £19.9m fund representing 15 months' running costs for rehoming centres, and a £39m fund for the capital development of rehoming centres over the next three years. In addition, the charity held £35.3m in fixed assets

£3m - The amount the charity estimates it will receive from a legacy that "cannot be quantified with reasonable accuracy" and has not been included in the accounts

£130k - No employee was paid more than this

14,000 - The number of dogs the charity helped in the year. Nearly 12,000 dogs were rehomed and 182 were reunited with their owners

£3.2m - The amount of money the trust spent helping owners to neuter 48,900 dogs.


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