Animal Services vision is to be a transparent animal care organization administering quality services to the community; promoting the humane treatment of animals through community partnerships, outreach and education; placing animals in loving homes; and, decreasing the euthanasia of sheltered animals.


HHSA's Vision

Healthy children and adults, supportive families, thriving communities.

HHSA's Mission

Dedicated to protecting and strengthening the well-being of the community through development of effective policies, practices, and services delivered in a culturally and linguistically competent manner.

HHSA's Core Values

  1. HHSA sponsors services and policies that are: collaborative, community-driven, evidence-based.
  2. HHSA promotes service delivery that is: culturally competent, respectful, a model of excellence.
  3. HHSA supports a work environment that demonstrates: diversity, integrity, accountability, teamwork and mutual respect, staff development and recognition.

Shelter Location
14131 Avenue 256
Visalia, CA 93292
(559) 636-4050
Shelter Hours
Mon - Sat 10:00am - 4:00pm

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