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About Us

Mission and Vision

Not your average animal shelter. We are a partner in the community, spearheading innovative and comprehensive programming with the goal of keeping pets and people together. We rely heavily on volunteers, foster families and donations to further our mission.

OUR MISSION

To champion a thriving pet welfare community in East St. Louis, Cahokia Heights, Washington Park and Fairmont City, which we have coined the East Side Pet District.

OUR VISION

We strive to create a community of healthy pets and empowered pet owners.

OUR VALUES

  1. Provide judgment-free, equitable access to pet resources.
  2. Facilitate adoptions, progressive programming, and collaborative partnerships.
  3. Remove barriers to pet ownership.

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