What We Do
Concerned Citizens for Animal Welfare acts as a catalyst by bringing together the right group of people who will come up with solutions to resolve animal welfare issues. Our main focus is reducing the overwhelming pet overpopulation through affordable, accessible spay and neuter programs. We also find homes for unwanted or abandoned dogs and cats; provide pet food to pet owners who cannot afford to feed their pets; provide medical services to pet owners who cannot afford veterinary care and we deal with specific aspects of any animal problem at hand. We help other rescue groups who depend on our group to take the lead in coming up with a solution for animal issues that involve government agencies and rescue operations. We contact people, organizations and government agencies to obtain the necessary approvals. We provide data & detailed information to the public, government officials, specific interest groups and the media. We make sure that the right information gets to the right people. We act as the spokesperson for all of the animal projects by responding to requests for information and setting up meetings as needed. We follow through on the project from first idea through implementation and operation.
While the animal welfare issues we espouse are those that are overriding and which have community wide impact, we also provide funding for those groups and individuals whose focus is more specific, such as spaying and neutering of companion animals to reduce animal overpopulation, animal rescue, animal adoptions, wildlife rehabilitation and free-roaming, abandoned and feral cat programs (TNR).
We maintain a network of people and organizations involved in animal welfare issues. We bring together those with like concerns so that they might work cooperatively on resolving a specific problem.
We also, organize and participate in fund raising events whose proceeds are used to support our spay and neuter funding program, animal rescue and adoptions, pet food bank and the programs of other worthwhile organizations working towards the same goal of making Volusia County and communities across America â€śNo Kill and No More Homeless Pets Communitiesâ€ť.