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Our Mission

We provide local leadership in key areas: Offering resources for pet owners, assisting in the care and placement of homeless pets, enforcing animal protection laws, preventing animal cruelty, and serving victims of animal cruelty.

Nassau County SPCA

Recent Rescues


Heleen V.

"An organization concerned with all the animals in Nassau County who need help. They have a big heart for the animals under their care and find them loving forever homes."


"Phenomenal organization dedicated to protecting thousands of animals in the county and consistently putting away those who harm that they have an Animal Disaster Response program."

Lauren G.

"The people who selflessly run this organization are worthy of so much. Thank you for your adoption services, and for protecting the animals in our communities."

What We Do

Located in Nassau County, New York, The Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a 501(c)(3), non-profit entity organized to protect animals in the county from abuse and neglect.


We hold special authority as NYS peace officers to enforce NYS Agriculture & Markets Law, and all other state and local humane laws.


We are the only animal protection agency officially designated to operate within the county’s borders. 

The Nassau County SPCA is an organization dedicated to the rescue, care and placement of needy animals.


The Society’s operations have been historically funded through contributions solicited from the public and through corporate grants. 


The Nassau County SPCA receives no public taxpayer funding.

Protection and Rescue

Our team works with emergency responders to rescue animals from life-threatening situations and to provide them with immediate and often life-saving care.

Disaster Response

Our Pet Safe Program has established a disaster response plan to keep all of Nassau County’s pets sheltered and safe. Get our Disaster Preparedness Plan.

Abuse Registry

Anyone selling, giving away or adopting an animal to another person in Nassau County must check the registry prior to any change in ownership.

Adopt or Foster

Our rescue animals need a place to feel safe, a place to learn love, heal and regain their trust in people. Check out our sweet animals in need a home.

Domestic Violence

The Nassau County SPCA has partnered with the Safe Center LI. We keep your pets safe so you can be safe too. We know your pets are family.

Humane Education

Our Humane Education program is BOCES accepted. At this time the program is offered to elementary school children, grades 3 and 4. Book us for your school.