Community Education Programs

Child in wheelchair with dogThe Animal Welfare Division (AWD) is dedicated to promoting responsible pet ownership through education. The AWD maintains supplies of educational materials and handouts about various topics including, but not limited to, animal health, animal behavior, training, spay / neuter services, disaster preparation, and other animal agencies. The AWD staff makes themselves available to educational and civic organizations for presentations about their mission, services, animal laws, responsible pet care, and the citizen's role in promoting animal welfare.