The Animal Protection Society of Durham (APS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has been helping animals in our community since 1970, and has managed the Durham County Animal Shelter since 1990. APS relies on donations from caring individuals and corporations to feed, shelter and provide medical attention for the nearly 4,000 stray, surrendered, abandoned, abused and neglected animals we care for each year.

This page contains our Charitable Solicitation License, Letter of Nonprofit Status, Form 990s, and Annual Asilomar Animal Statistics. Scroll down to view these reports.

Federal Identification Number: 56-1047100

Our Mission

We strengthen bonds between people and animals through community engagement and compassionate care for animals in need.

Our Vision

There are no displaced or unwanted pets; all animals are treated with compassion and respect, and community services are available to all pet owners.

501 (c)(3) & Charitable Solicitation License

Return (Form 990) of Organization Exempt From Income Tax

Annual Animal Statistics