Issue

In Broward, more than 30,000 domesticated animals become homeless and 12,000 native wild animals need care annually. Unwanted cats and dogs are often surrendered to public shelters or become strays, Without a safe permanent home, more shelters, adoption programs, or medical care, these roaming animals become a nuisance and ultimately become impounded and euthanized in some cases.

Our Goal

To ensure that Broward’s animals are treated with respect and live safely without threat abuse or neglect.

Why It Matters

We believe that the character of our community is reflected in the way we treat our animals. Sick, injured and homeless animals deserve proper treatment, protection and care. Over 12,000 injured, orphaned or imperiled animals are admitted annually to the South Florida Wildlife Center. More than 1,000 dogs and cats become homeless weekly in Broward County.

Saving Scarlett
August 31, 2018

The Humane Society Surrender Prevention Program, supported by the generous animal-loving Fundholders at the Community Foundation of Broward, saved Scarlett's heartbroken family that couldn't afford the lifesaving surgery she needed to survive.

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