PAWS vision for diversity and inclusion

Our mission is to help everyone have access to care for their animal companions. We all have a role to play in creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive organization that is collaborative and seeks to remove barriers faced by equity-seeking groups.

We value equity, diversity, and inclusion as every person has a right to equal treatment regardless of race, sex, age, physical disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, neurodiversity, or socioeconomic status. In the spirit of reconciliation, we hope to develop and enhance existing Indigenous relationships.

We believe we are strengthened by diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences in an environment free from discriminatory and intimidating behaviour.

We act by regularly meeting as a Board and routinely assessing the effectiveness of our diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in our recruiting, program delivery, education materials, and initiatives.