About Us

Who We Are

First and foremost, Friends of Animals in Nassau (FAN) is a 501(c)(3) that focuses on finding homes for our homeless animals and assisting with medical care for them as well.  We believe that a collaborative voice representing animal welfare in our community can be a win/win for Nassau County residents, rescue organizations and most importantly, the animals.

To increase chances for adoption, FAN covers heartworm treatment costs for heartworm positive animals going to new homes.  We also recruit volunteers who put their talents to work for the well-being of the animals while being kenneled which improves their adoptability. 

FAN also works with hard to place animals needing special attention or living conditions.  As needed, FAN provides for fostering/boarding these special animals and addressing their medical needs, behavior issues and finding a proper forever home.

To encourage animals to stay in their homes, FAN extends a Safety Net to those who may love their animal but find they can no longer care for it.  The Safety Net addresses several optons for keeping animals in their homes instead of surrendering to a shelter.

After all, it is all about the animals.

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