"To Provide a Healthy and Safe Environment for dogs to prepare them for successful adoption by appropriate families that will create a sense of well-being for the adopted dog and the family as a whole! ”  


“To be a sole source provider for the best possible services to families and their adopted pets”



We recognize, honor and acknowledge the inherent value of each person, for their wisdom, their culture, their background, and unique history


We give voice to our clients’ needs and facilitate positive actions on their behalf. We engage state and federal officials to advocate the adoption, preservation and/or modification of governmental programs and practices which benefit our community and clients


We treat everyone with caring, sensitivity, understanding, and supportive responsiveness


We approach our work and each task with mindful consideration as to what we are doing and why we are doing it, as individuals and as an agency


We continue to advance our knowledge and strive to develop, evaluate and implement new and advanced programming and models of care to bring benefits to our clients, community and broader animal adoption environment


We are responsible individually and as an agency for honest, accurate work and interaction with others. We plan strategically and provide measurable quality care with clear fiscal and ethical responsibility.