Animal Care

Presentations about animal welfare issues and animal laws in Palm Beach County are available to the schools.

  • Children must be five years and older
  • Private and public schools in Palm Beach County only
  • Limited to 150 students, up to three (3) presentations at school location
  • Field Trips at Animal Care and Control (maximum of 40 students, five years old and up)
  • Program presentation, video tape and material determined by age group
  • Pre-school educational programs available at the school location only
  • Shelter tours and programs available Tuesday through Friday (five years of age and up)
  • Speaker Bureaus available to special organizations/groups
  • Speaker for Homeowner's Association Board Meetings
  • No Fee

The school presentation highlights pet responsibility, animal laws, the disease of rabies and pet sterilization. It focuses on the social and science issues involving pet overpopulation, animal diseases and parasites, and careers working with animals. The program includes a classroom discussion, a video, questions and answers, and tips about pet safety.

Reservations are limited and can be scheduled throughout the year. Contact the Humane Education Projects Coordinator at 561-233-1222 or 561-276-1344, ext. 41222 for more information about scheduling or use the e-mail address available at the main menu.

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Main Facility
7100 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, 33411
(west of Florida Turnpike)

Shelter Hours:
Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rabies Vaccines:
Monday 3 p.m.-4 p.m
Tuesday - Saturday 11 a.m -4 p.m
Sunday 2 p.m.-3 p.m.

Closed on government holidays

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Main Phone:

Toll-free from Delray or Boca:


West County Pahokee Facility:

Clinic Hours from 8:30am to 2:30pm on the following dates:
Wednesday, February 14th
Tuesday, February 27th 

3615 SR 715

Stray/Injured Pick Up 561-233-1200, extension 0

Spay/Neuter Clinic 561-233-1261

Community Cats/TNVR Services 561-233-5262

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