Purpose: (from the bylaws of October 1998)
To create, among the people of Cabarrus, North Carolina county, an awareness of animals in need of help and a method to control the animal population by spaying or neutering pets.
Investigate cases of neglect and cruelty and take appropriate action against those responsible'
Unite lost pets with their owners and find new homes for homeless animals.
Educate the public regarding proper care and treatment of animals urging kindness, responsibility and better control of over-population of cats and dogs.
Promote pet therapy in nursing facilities.
Maintain an informational hotline.
The mission of the Humane Society of Concord & Greater Cabarrus County, N. C. is to end animal suffering and cruelty, reduce overpopulation and educate the public regarding responsible animal ownership. This mission is accomplished by utilizing trained volunteers to investigate cruelty, supporting efforts to establish a low cost spay/neuter clinic for low income families and a sanctuary for homeless animals.