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A North Carolina non-profit corporation established in Moore County for the purpose of promoting a "no-kill" philosophy for all community animal facilities in North Carolina and raising public awareness of related homeless animal issues.

Shelter killing is the leading cause of death for healthy companion animals in the United States.

What steps are successful animal shelters taking to address the problem?

Successful community animal shelters are fostering robust volunteer programs; engaging more citizens in phases of all processes and providing accessibility; aggressively marketing adoptable animals via the internet and frequent adoption events; and working with and supporting local, private rescue organizations.

News and Articles

A Community Must Step Up

Letter to the Editor (Submitted to The Pilot January 22, 2020 - Status: Unpublished) The recent Pilot editorial attempting to evaluate the latest animal-killing crisis in Moore County is somewhat misleading. Although well-intentioned prevention programs are helpful in reducing animal intake (although … [Read More...] about A Community Must Step Up

A Troubling Trend

The Pilot -Letter to the Editor "Stop Killing Animals" (January 28, 2020) I read with disappointment the Pilot article about the latest animal-killing crisis at our publicly funded Animal Services. First, killing adoptable animals due to lack of space or ineffective programs is not "euthanasia." It is … [Read More...] about A Troubling Trend