Our Mission

FEND - An acronym for Foster, Educate, Network, Defend.

FEND is an independent non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization established to protect and improve the lives of companion animals
(better known as pets) everywhere.

FEND does not receive government funding to conduct our important work; we rely solely on the generosity of our supporters.


Foster innovative changes in the animal welfare world.


Educate on how to protect pets from violence and neglect.


Network to harness the power of the people in a way that's never been done before.


Defend pets who can't FEND for themselves.