About Us

Friends of Community Animal Service, formerly Friends of County Animal Services, has expanded its mission! FoCAS is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose sole mission is to raise funds to adequately support the protection, shelter, and care of lost and abandoned animals throughout Monterey County.

P.O. Box 7487
Spreckels, CA 93962


Our mission is to adequately fund and support the protection, shelter and care of lost and abandoned animals throughout Monterey County.

Our Vision

familyphotoWe are a non-profit organization whose work touches thousands of lives each year through programs that promote and protect the health and welfare of all companion animals in Monterey County.

FoCAS takes a leadership role in companion animal welfare, working with city and county shelters and collaborating with community organizations throughout the county to reduce pet overpopulation, promote adoption of shelter pets and reduce the tragic euthanasia of adoptable animals.

FoCAS Accomplishments

FoCAS played a major role in pursuing grant funds for the original construction of the Monterey County Animals Services Center and funded many extras for this facility that tax dollars could not provide for.  FoCAS has now expanded its support to include the City of Salinas Animal Shelter.

FoCAS has successfully funded and continues to fund the following programs/services:

  • Medical equipment for on-site vet clinic
  • Mobile spay/neuter events
  • Subsidized spay/neuter programs
  • Community education programs
  • Cat playroom construction
  • Subsidized Microchip Program
  • Feline leukemia/aids testing
  • Emergency medical treatment
  • On-site animal ID tag machine
  • Construction of skylights in kennel area
  • Special subsidized adoption programs