Welcome to Friends of Animal Services

The Friends of Animal Services was founded in 1979 as a support group for the Antioch Animal Services. Friends of Animal Services was formed for the express purpose of guaranteeing the people of Antioch a humane and comprehensive Animal Services program with an emphasis on a quality Animal Shelter and maximum responsible adoptions of animals.

A Charitable, Non-Profit Organization

FOAS is an animal welfare organization dedicated to enhancing a humane Animal Services Program for the City of Antioch, California. We were incorporated as a charitable non-profit organization in March 1996. Tax ID Number: 68-0390937



“Be Kind to Animals Week” for Antioch Animal Services from May 5th-11th, 2013.

The Be Kind to Animals Week celebration will be held at the Antioch Animal shelter on Saturday May 11th from 11am to 2pm.

The shelter is located at 2nd and L St, by the police dept.

Click here to view the flyer!


33 Years of Helping Animals

We are celebrating 33 years of commitment to our shelter animals. Providing homes for many animals, funding spay and neuter costs, and community-awareness events are just the few things we do for our animals.


iGive Store

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By shopping at one of the online stores through iGive.com, a donation is made to FOAS. Click the link below to join iGive.

click here to go the store

Our organization relies on the generous donations from you. Your support helps the many animals here at the Friends of Animal Services get medical help or find a home.

Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are the "heart" of FOAS! Thank you in advance for thinking about volunteering. All who are associated with FOAS appreciate your commitment and your love of animals. Please click here for more information.


Click here for the newsletter.

FOAS Members

Become a Member

Click here to get more information on becoming a member of FOAS.


Click here for pet resources, adoption information, lost and found resources.


(925) 431-8318
PO Box 1242
Antioch, CA 94509