Guiding Principles & Values
Our guiding principles govern our actions in all circumstances, regardless of changes in our goals, strategies, types of work, or management. Values are the rules by which Pets Return Home makes decisions about doing the right thing versus doing the easy thing.
All life-impacting decisions require direct examination.
Take responsibility in our efforts and leadership.
Sustain high performance and ethical standards.
Anything less is unacceptable.
Advance the human-animal bond for mutual benefit.
Take ownership and responsibility in all interactions.
Adhere to equitable decision-making and activities.
Do the right thing—every time.
Lead by example.
Life of all animals regardless of species, breed, or behavior is paramount.
Suffering of animals is unnecessary.
Building a companion-pet family is natural.
Never forget unfound pets and families.
Teach all people and animals how to respect and live harmoniously with each other.
Ensure safety for all people and animals, in all interactions.
Inspire collective action and continuous growth of the Pets Return Home model.