Foundation Invests in Lifesaving Work in the City of Nassau Bay
of $45,000.00 will extend efforts to save more animal lives in the City of
Bay] (February 8, 2018 ) – The
City of Nassau Bay announced it has been awarded a $45,000.00 grant from the
Petco Foundation to support its restoration of the animal shelter after the
devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey.
The City of
Nassau Bay’s animal control division provides humane treatment of all animals
while providing municipal animal control functions and pet reuniting efforts.
In addition, Nassau Bay’s animal control division works with multiple
non-profits to help adopt and relocate animals staying at the shelter. The
City’s focus on lifesaving animal control and successful relocation/adoption
efforts facilitates high volunteerism and ongoing support.
Foundation investment will help to rebuild the animal shelter after it was
demolished during Hurricane Harvey. The restoration of the shelter provides an
exceptional haven for animals waiting to be adopted, reunited, or relocated to
another lifesaving facility.
is extremely appreciative of The Petco Foundation’s grant, as it expedites the
return of a caring space for animals. Our citizens and volunteers will be happy
to return to daily interactions with animals at the shelter.,” said Jason
Reynolds, City Manager.
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City of Nassau Bay – Animal Control Division
animal control division encourages responsible pet ownership by offering
licensing programs, adoption/relocation, field enforcement services, and
educational programs for Nassau Bay citizens.
Petco Foundation, we believe that every animal deserves to live its best
life. Since 1999, we’ve invested more than $200 million in lifesaving
animal welfare work to make that happen. With our more than 4,000 animal
welfare partners, we inspire and empower communities to make a difference by
investing in adoption and medical care programs, spay and neuter services, pet
cancer research, service and therapy animals, and numerous other lifesaving
initiatives. Through our Think Adoption First program, we partner with Petco
stores and animal welfare organizations across the country to increase pet
adoptions. So far, we’ve helped more than 5.5 million pets find their new
loving families, and we’re just getting started. Visit petcofoundation.org to
learn more about how you can get involved.