About Friends

Who We Are

Friends of Animal Services, Inc. is dedicated to enriching the lives of pets at the Pasco County Animal Shelter and improving the likelihood of adoption into loving homes.

Our Goals

  • Provide funding and material items that enhance the health, welfare and environment of sheltered animals.
  • Assist shelter staff in placing adoptable animals in loving homes.
  • Advocate responsible pet ownership through education and promotion of spaying/neutering, companion animal training, vaccination and county licensure.
  • Foster public interest in and support for the Pasco County Animal Shelter and it’s services.

Friends of Animal Services, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. All donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. (Registration CH26395) A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. 100% of contributions received are retained by the organization. Your donations support the shelter animals, services, programs and facility improvements of Pasco County Animal Services.

About Pasco County Animal Services

The goal of the Animal Services Division is to become a SAVE 90% Program. To ensure the health and safety of the people and pets in our community by encouraging responsible pet ownership through education, legislation and by providing incentives to sterilize pets.


  • Enforce county ordinances
  • Educate public on proper care and responsible pet ownership
  • Humane trap placement for nuisance dogs
  • Responsible placement of adopted animals
  • Shelter unwanted, abandoned, impounded and stray animals