The Mission of Animal Services is to
Contact information for Animal Care Services:
Visalia Animal Care Center - (559) 713-4700
(for inquiry about lost, found or impounded animals within the City of Visalia)
Hours of Operation:
Wednesday through Friday, 12 - 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 12 - 5 p.m.
Visalia Animal Control - (559) 713-4957
(for reporting Sick, Injured or Vicious dogs within the City of Visalia only during normal business hours)
Dog & Cat Licensing - (559) 713-4686 or (559) 713-4687 (Email)
The City of Visalia Animal Care Center is located at 29016 Highway 99. (Google Map) This is a brand new, modern facility, which houses both Animal Control & Animal Shelter staff. The Center is able to hold over 100 dogs & 100 cats at any one time and is the major holding facility for lost or stray pets in Visalia and Dinuba as well.
We do this to prevent the expense and suffering caused
Due to the request for further information on policy and procedures surrounding cats, we will be revising this portion of the website. Thank you for your patience as we work on this, as we'll be adding new tabs into the menu.
While we are under construction, please note the following regarding cats:
Animal Care Center Offers Free Spay & Neuter (See flier)
Did you know that over 54% of the dogs received by the Visalia Animal Care Center are pit bulls and Chihuahuas?
To help curb the number of pit bulls and Chihuahuas that enter local shelter's each year, Visalia Animal Services has launched Operation Fix A Chia Pit.
Open to all Visalia residents who own either a pit bull or Chihuahua, the procedure is completely free. To sign-up, one must come to the shelter, provide proof of residency (a utility bill is preferred
The Visalia Animal Care Center is open Wednesday through Friday from 12 - 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 12 - 5 p.m. For more information on Operation Fix A Chia Pit, visit the Center or read the Inside City Hall article.