Pet & Animal Protection

Pet & Animal Protection

Pet and animal protection is a vital endeavor in our community. Tulare County can experience severe weather patterns such as drought, heat, freeze, and similar harsh conditions. These occurrences can be dangerous to humans as well as to pets, livestock, and other animals.

Tulare County Animal Services is responsible for the welfare and safety of animals in the unincorporated areas of Tulare County. Our team is focused on:

  • Ensuring public safety
  • Responsible pet ownership
  • Licensing of dogs and cats
  • Responding to and investigating reports of animal bites
  • The humane care and treatment of animals
  • Enforcement of laws, codes, and regulations related to animals
  • Sheltering and adoption services for stray, abandoned, and surrendered animals
  • Spay/neuter programs to help control the animal population 

For more information, click here to visit the Tulare County Animal Services website.


Agency News

2018 Walk with a Doc Program

2018 Walk with a Doc Program

Walk with a Doc is a free community outreach program, which strives to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. Each month a different health topic will be covered. 

New Partnership and Pilot Program to Benefit Homeless

New Partnership and Pilot Program to Benefit Homeless

The Visalia Police Department and Tulare County Mental Health are excited to announce the launch of a pilot partnership that focuses on identifying and providing outreach and immediate services to individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. 

 

 

Board Appoints Lutz as Director of HHSA

Board Appoints Lutz as Director of HHSA

The Tulare County Board of Supervisors has appointed Timothy Lutz as the Director of Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA) effective January 7, 2019.