About Hearts 4 Paws

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Our Mission – To save and improve the lives of animals that have been forgotten, rejected, abandoned, or abused by society

Hearts 4 Paws is a non-profit organization run by volunteers whose shared goal is to rescue, provide sanctuary, and ultimately to re-home abandoned, stray, and neglected animals. We never discriminate on the basis of health, age, or breed. By involving and educating the community, we work to raise the public’s awareness of the plight of homeless animals as well as realizing the benefits of adopting an animal in need. Our animals are examined, vaccinated, spayed or neutered, and receive any and all medical treatment before they are placed in carefully screened homes. Hearts 4 Paws is a 501(c) nonprofit organization.

Our Goals:

• To promote kindness to animals through education and by example

• To educate the public on the merits of responsible pet ownership

• To support spay/neuter of domestic pets, thereby reducing pet overpopulation

• To assist in finding responsible caretakers for homeless pets

• To work to eliminate the need to ever euthanize homeless pets

• To develop a network of supporters and volunteers who endorse our Mission and support our goals

• To work in alliance with local animal shelters, rescue groups, pounds, and Humane Societies to ensure these forgotten dogs are cared for

about-pic2Hearts 4 Paws is an organization that believes in adoption for the life of an animal

This means two things. First, because we want to ensure all of our animals are placed in environments where they can thrive for the balance of their lives, we reserve the right to screen our prospective adoptive owners and to terminate the adoption process at any point. We commit to our animals for life – and ask that you do too.

Order to affect a successful and problem-free placement, our adoption process takes into account the temperament, age, and condition of the animal and the environment it will be placed in. Family members’ ages and long-term expectations of the prospective home will also be considered. We have only the best interests of the animals and the new pet owners at heart and we seek to avoid misplacements that would end in heartache for everyone.

We appreciate your understanding in the event we feel you and a chosen animal are not the right match. All of our adoption applicants must agree to return the animal to Hearts 4 Paws Rescue if for any reason they are unable to care for the animal in the future.