Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. The Tulare County Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) member agencies and programs are offering a variety of activities throughout the month.

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Tulare Health & Human Services Agency is observing Mental Health Awareness Month in May.  Plenty of activities are planned throughout the month so check out our full calendar of events.

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Tulare & Kings Counties Launch LOSS Team

The Tulare & Kings Counties Suicide Prevention Task Force announces the launch of the LOSS Team to assist those impacted by suicide deaths.

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Flu Vaccinations and Preventive Efforts are Strongly Urged

Vaccinations and preventive efforts are strongly urged as the H1N1 strain has been detected in Tulare County.

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Pet Adoptions

People love pets. They're cute, cuddly, and fun! Dogs and cats can make great companions. They love to play and are ready with a snuggle at any time.

The Tulare County Animal Shelter has many wonderful dogs and cats in need of loving homes. Special adoption events are held several times a year at convenient locations throughout the county, making adoption easy and accessible. Or, just visit our Animal Shelter to choose your pet.

Hurry in today to add a new member to your household!

Animal Shelter and Licensing

People love pets. They're cute, cuddly, and fun! But having a pet involves more than just love. There's a commitment involved; pets need food and water, medical care, and, in some cases, lots of attention. Unfortunately, some people bring a pet home and then find that they are in over their heads. The result is a large number of unwanted pets that may be abandoned, sick, or injured. That's where Tulare County Animal Control comes in. We do what we do because hundreds of animals in Tulare County need us each year!

The Animal Control program provides food and shelter for unwanted, stray, sick, and injured animals in addition to dog licensing services. Animal Control also responds to emergencies, including dog bites, vicious animals, reports of animal neglect, and public complaints.

Animals are sheltered at the County’s animal control facility. In addition to 50 indoor/outdoor kennel runs for dogs, the facility includes a 29-cage cat room and space for non-domestic animals and livestock.

Tulare County Animal Control helps to reduce animal overpopulation by promoting and providing spay/neutering services and educating the public on appropriate pet care. We help to reduce the dangers and nuisances caused by irresponsible pet ownership and protect pets from abuse, neglect, and homelessness.

For more information, please see the Contact and Location tab.