Contact: Timothy Maguire
Nassau County Animal Services, Director
April 12, 2019 3:00 p.m.
Grant of $50,000 will extend efforts to save more animal lives in Nassau County, Fla.
Animal Services of Nassau County Florida announced it has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its 2019 Spay/Neuter Nassau
The Petco Foundation investment will help offer low to no cost spay/neuter surgeries. This initiative will help ensure that pet owners who otherwise would be unable to have access to these services have access to them.
“Providing access to these surgeries will help prevent overcrowding of our local shelters in the future. Having the support of the Petco foundation is invaluable, this grant will ensure an increased quality of life for animals in our community,” said Director of Animal Services, Timothy Maguire.
Nassau County Animal Services is a municipal shelter that has provided animal control and animal sheltering services to the citizens of Nassau County, Fla. for over 30 years. Nassau County Animal Services intakes an average of 2,100 animals a year and responds to approximately 3,000 animal control calls.
For more information about Nassau County Animal Services, visit www.nassaucountyflorida.com. For more on the Petco Foundation, visit www.petcofoundation.org and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by using the hashtag #PetcoFamily.
About Nassau County Animal Services
Nassau County Animal Services is a municipal shelter. Nassau County Animal Services provides animal control and animal sheltering services to the citizens of Nassau County, FL. We strive to improve the quality of life for both the animals and citizens of Nassau County. If you would like to help the homeless animals of Nassau County, please consider adopting, fostering or donating. We and our animals would love to have you. Nassau County Animal Services is a former recipient of the Florida Animal Control Association’s “Outstanding Agency of the Year” award.
About the Petco Foundation
At the Petco Foundation, we believe that every animal deserves to live its best life. Since 1999, we’ve invested more than $250 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.