About Us

The mission of Animal Care and Adoption Division is to provide shelter for lost and surrendered animals and promote successful adoptions that enhance the lives of companion animals and their humans.

Primary responsibilities are to:

  • Provide shelter and care to stray, surrendered and impounded dogs and cats
  • Coordinate the return of found animals to their owners
  • Operate the adoption center to facilitate placement of stray, surrendered and impounded animals in good and loving homes
  • Offer programs and services that promote responsible pet ownership, including Rabies Clinics, and sterilization programs.
  • Conduct community outreach and education that promotes agency programs and services
  • Enforce Broward County and State of Florida Animal Care ordinances and regulatory requirements
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