It is our mission to promote animal welfare and to better the quality of life for animals in Santa Barbara County through education, outreach, collaboration and promotion of the humane ethic and responsible treatment of all animals.
The Santa Barbara County Animal Care Foundation, Inc. was established in the Spring of 2002. We are an all-volunteer, non-profit 501 (c)3 organization. Funds that are donated to our foundation are not donations to the County. We are a separate Foundation that was established to make a difference in the lives of our County’s innocent homeless animals. We are striving to assist our County Shelters in working towards establishing a no-kill goal.
We often receive requests from pet guardians/owners who are struggling to find the funding to pay for a needed surgery or treatment. Although we appreciate the dedication of each pet guardian/owner, the Santa Barbara County Animal Care Foundation, Inc. does not have the funding to assist with the medical funding of animals who have guardians/owners. It make our hearts heavy to have to refuse, but our funds are limited and the little ones in the shelter who have no one, need our advocacy and assistance as we are their only chance for survival; there is no Plan B. If you are seeking funding for your pet, please know that we sincerely appreciate your dedication and love for your pet, and although we cannot help, our thoughts are with you for the best possible outcome.
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