Our Vision Statement

A humane and compassionate future for every animal friend.

Our Mission Statement

To rescue, rehabilitate and rehome animals in crisis, ensure healthy pets through education, advocacy and affordable services, and inspire a community where the animal-human bond is celebrated and nurtured.

Animal Friends’ Core Values

We are: Solution-Driven | Resourceful | Compassionate

Driven by: Integrity

Committed to: Excellence

Core Values Defined

Solution-Driven: We are creative, curious, and tenacious problem solvers who anticipate the future needs of our animal friends—the animals we love and our friends who love animals. We think outside the cage! 

​Resourceful: We are a resource for all, breaking down barriers through education and connecting with the community through our programs and services. We meet people where they are, customize their needs, and do so in a sustainable and fiscally responsible manner.

Compassionate: We are thoughtful, passionate, responsive, and steadfast caregivers for animal friends in our care and community.

​Integrity: We are honest, reliable, and transparent, and exceed the legal standards set forth by local, state, and federal governing bodies. 

Excellence: We are professional, qualified, and devoted to our organizational duties. We continuously seek to improve our skills and approach to better serve our animal friends, each other, and the community.