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About

A passion for pets and their people The Humane Society of Broward County is about many things, but when you get down to it, we just want to bring amazing animals and people together. The more we can create a compassionate community of animal advocates the happier we are, so join us! We’re in it for the love. We love what we do, and we love sharing it with the community. We are devoted professionals with an enormous responsibility that we proudly assume with the helps of partners like you.

Our Organization

  • HSBC was founded in 1944
  • We are an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization
  • HSBC is not a division of county services or part of a national organization
  • We are not affiliated with the government, United Way or any national group

Our Facility

  • HSBC is a 33,000 square-foot air-conditioned shelter
  • We can house more than 300 dogs and cats
  • HSBC placed 5,419 dogs, cats and other furry friends in homes in 2020
  • We welcome more than 100,000 patrons and visitors each year
  • HSBC is an open admission shelter for owned animals
  • We mobilize more than 550 volunteers across all areas of the shelter
  • HSBC is identified on the national level as a “Leader in Animal Welfare”

Programs & Services

  • HSBC offers full-time veterinarian services for shelter animals
  • 9,141 pets from homes were vaccinated at our low-cost clinic in 2020
  • We reach over 150,000 people every year through a wide variety of camps, clubs and partnerships
  • We are proud partners of Broward County Public Schools, Broward County Libraries, our local Girl Scouts, Boys & Girls Clubs, Big Brothers & Big Sisters and more
  • HSBC offers surrender prevention programs to help keep pets at home with their owners

Funding

  • HSBC is a financially independent nonprofit charitable cause
  • We rely on the generosity of our community and businesses to fund our operations and programs
  • We are not funded by the government, United Way or any national group by similar name
  • Every dollar received is carefully spent to help unwanted animals
  • Sources of income include: adoption fees, services such as dog obedience, vaccination clinics, spay/neuter programs, pet boutique sales, fundraising events, grants, kid’s camps and birthday parties, general donations, and legacy gifts/bequests