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Community Outreach

Leon County Animal Control Officer talking to community members
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Outreach Services

The following community outreach initiatives are designed to enhance the well-being of both pets and people through a variety of impactful programs. For more information on these programs and services, contact Animal Control at 850-606-5400.

  • Free transportation of animals belonging to victims fleeing domestic violence to local veterinary clinics, boarding facilities, or temporary foster homes 24-hours a day.
  • "Safety Begins Before the Bite" animal bite prevention program in area elementary schools.
  • Humane education program for children.
  • Participation in public programs conducted by other animal-related organizations, such as dog and cat clubs.
  • State-designated agency for the coordination of the local Animal Disaster Relief and Recovery Plan.
  • Assist pet owners locate pet shelters during declared disasters.

Community Resources

Below are links to some of our local community organizations that work closely with Leon County Animal Control. If you are looking to rehome a pet, get a voucher to get your pet spayed or neutered, or need other assistance, one of these organizations may be able to help.

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