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August 15, 2012 – A non-profit organization was organized with the express purpose of increasing adoptions and reducing euthanasia of the homeless pets located in Prince William County, VA. We felt that these goals could be accomplished by advocating for the homeless animals, promoting adoption programs, providing financial assistance when possible and elevating public awareness. Prince William Humane Society supports animal welfare organizations, including the Prince William County Animal Shelter, and works diligently to help them realize their possibilities and goal of becoming an Adoption Guarantee Facility. In recent years, Prince William County Animal Shelter has made substantial progress in improving both the living conditions at the facility and the care and treatment of adoptable pets in their care. However, it is our opinion that a new shelter is still greatly needed and necessary to assure that more adoptable animals find their forever homes and deserving lives. The Prince William Humane Society wishes to assist the Shelter accomplish these goals by functioning as their community partner, overseeing the fundraising and management of these various programs and creating a pet and people friendly Adoption Center to facilitate the over population at the Shelter. This Off-Site Adoption Center is designed to be a place that Prince William County and its citizens can come together and be proud of.
We envision a county in which all citizens regard companion animals as lifelong, valued family members and embrace their responsibility for the welfare of animals.
The Prince William Humane Society is a 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization whose express mission is promoting animal welfare and adoption for the homeless pets located in Prince William County, VA. This mission is accomplished by advocating for the homeless animals, supporting adoption programs, providing financial assistance for sick and injured animals, subsidizing spay/neuter procedures and elevating public awareness. The Prince William Humane Society works diligently to help save lives by creating and implementing new programs designed to reduce euthanasia and substantially increase adoptions as well as establishing an off-site adoption center to house, care for, socialize and successfully adopt homeless pets.