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