Animal Compassion Network (ACN) is Western North Carolina's largest non-profit, safe-for-life animal welfare organization. ACN partners with the community to ensure the humane treatment of companion animals and to promote responsible pet guardianship, regardless of geographic boundaries.
To accomplish its mission, ACN:
maintains an extensive foster/adoption network to find responsible, loving homes for rescued pets;
operates Pet Harmony, its innovative pet store dedicated to making second-chance pets everyone's first choice;
provides a comprehensive spay/neuter assistance program to prevent the birth of unwanted animals;
offers pet food and dog houses to qualified low-income households;
promotes animal-friendly legislation on the local, state and national level; and,
provides public education programs throughout the area.