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We are an association of California's



California Animal Welfare Association (CalAnimals) 

represents and supports California's animal care and control agencies, SPCAs, humane societies, and other animal welfare organizations.

CalAnimals -California Shelters Saving Lives

CalAnimals -California Shelters Saving Lives

Together. For the animals. For our communities.  

CalAnimals is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
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Statewide Veterinary Shortage
Training opportunities for animal shelter staff

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Key CA laws and regulations related to shelters and animals
Bills affecting shelters and animals pending in the CA Legislature

CalAnimals News
Learn What's Happening
in California

Thank you to our sponsors:


CalAnimals Officer Academy

Chemical Immobilation Training

Shelter Behavior Seminar

Understanding Aggressive Behavior in Dogs


Scratching the Surface of Bites

Penal Code 597.1: Case Studies

De-escalation & Crisis Management

Coyote Response

and many more!


FREE WEBINARS - Vist the Online Learning Page


Organizational Disaster Checklist

Animal Disaster Response/Preparedness

Recruiting/Retaining Shelter Vets

Exec Leadership 2024 Presentations

CA Rabies Awareness Challenge

Saving Free Roaming Cats' Lives

Cyber Security

Communicate on Your Own Terms

Rescue Organization Essentials

Liability Insurance Challenges


and many more!


CalAnimals is a private, 501c3 nonprofit organization.

CalAnimals reserves the right to decline, suspend, or terminate memberships.

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