* Provide food, shelter and medical care for the displaced animals.
* Reunite lost and missing pets with rightful owners.
* Facilitate adoption of unwanted, abused and neglected animals into loving, permanent homes.
* Provide education on responsible pet ownership and compliance of local ordinances and state statutes relating to animals.
* Promote programs that strengthen the human-animal bond to reduce the number of animals surrendered to overcrowded shelters.