► To provide the best care possible to animals that come to our shelter:
■ regardless of circumstance,
■ to be diligent in our efforts to save lives,
■ and to educate and assist our community with animal related problems.
► We work to reduce threats posed by animals to public safety through proactive enforcement, education, assistance, and prevention based programs.
► Osceola County Animal Services is a department of Osceola County government funded by County taxes.
► Our budget is supplemented by the generous donations of our community as well as grants.
► We are an open access animal shelter which requires us to accept all animals regardless of temperament, health, or history. Each animal is individually evaluated for potential adoption.
► We are a managed intake animal shelter with procedures in place to help families keep their pets, when possible.
► In the past ten years, we have increased our live release rate by 147%.
► Our goal is to become a high live release shelter just as soon as we can. With the team that we have in place, we know that this lofty goal will be realized while continuing to keep the community safe, our number one priority.
► Our field officers work to ensure public safety and animal welfare within our over 1,500 square mile jurisdiction.
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Osceola County Animal Services boasts a strong team of dedicated staff and volunteers.
Our collective goals are to maintain safety and to find all of the adoptable animals that come to us their forever homes.