Nassau County Insider
April 13, 2022

At the Board of County Commissioner’s meeting held on Monday, April 11, 2022, the Board approved Resolution No. 2022-031, declaring April 10 – April 16, 2022 as “Animal Care & Control Appreciation Week” in Nassau County.

This week is designated to recognize the outstanding services provided by Nassau County Animal Services including enforcement of animal control laws, promoting animal related public safety and providing education on responsible pet ownership.

Nassau County Animal Services continues to qualify as a “no-kill” shelter due to their efforts in ensuring that animals entering the facility leave the facility through various avenues, including but not limited to, adoptions, fostering, return to owners, and transfer to animal rescue groups.

In Fiscal Year 2020/2021, Nassau County Animal Services responded to 4,600 calls for service. Additional efforts included adoption of 1,536 pets and hosting of 16 animal adoption events.

Employees of NCAS work tirelessly to keep the community informed about animal law enforcement, responsible pet ownership, and raising awareness for each pet that needs adopting. Most importantly, they maintain proper sanitation protocols while providing each animal with the love and care they deserve.

If you see an employee of NCAS this week, be sure to thank them for their hard work and dedication.

-Sabrina Robertson
Public Information Officer

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