CalAnimals sells several publications for use by individuals, organizations, and agencies involved in animal care, sheltering, and welfare.


We accept all Credit Cards, PayPal, or checks.


1. Select the item below. There are two price categories: Members and Non-Members.

   (Sign-in to receive Member Discount. Hint: If you have a master or sub-account, try your work email as your username.)

2. PAY NOW: Choose Credit Card or PayPal. Add a Purchase Order #, if needed.

3. BILL ME: Choose Bill Me to create an invoice to pay later by check or credit card.

4. When ordering 5 or more, remember to enter the appropriate Promo Code in the description.

5. Your receipt or invoice will be sent to the email you provide.

Or Email/Mail/Fax an order form to CalAnimals, PO Box 249, Penn Valley, CA 95946

      Fax 510-525-2772

***All prices include shipping and sales tax, the invoice is not broken down.

Books are shipped Media-Rate, allow 2-3 weeks. (2021 Handbooks will begin shipping early January.)

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$65 non-member/$48 member ($3 discount per book when ordering 5 or more.)

$12 non-members/$10 members


$36 for limited time download (Print it yourself, get it today!)


Is your organization a member yet?  Click here for more information about becoming part of an association devoted to representing the interests of California's animal care and control agencies, humane societies, SPCAs, and other animal welfare organizations.  

Not sure if your organization or agency is a member? Check out our member list here.

Available at no cost to CalAnimals Members!

Don't Let the Dogs Bite: How to be Safe Around Dogs Coloring & Activity Book

Published by the California Department of Public Health's Veterinary Public Health Section (CDPH-VPHS), this fun booklet is a great resource for parents, teachers, humane educators, animal control officers, humane officers, and others who want to teach children how to behave safely around dogs. Available in English/Spanish. Click on the image to view a pdf. 


To order copies, send an email to with this info:

1.    Name
2.    Agency/Organization
3.    Shipping address
4.    Number of English and/or Spanish booklets desired


The booklets are free of charge; however, CDPH-VPHS reserves the right to modify quantities shipped if needed to accommodate everyone. 


If you do order the booklets, please send testimonials or comments on how the books were used and received, as they will help CDPH-VPHS secure more funds and approval to print more booklets.


Questions? Email .


Please note that these booklets must be ordered from CDPH-VPHS directly.

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PO Box 249 | Penn Valley, CA 95946

510.525.2744 |

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California's animal care and control agencies, SPCAs, and humane societies are not directly affiliated with any of the national animal welfare organizations, such as Humane Society of the United States and American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.  Read more here.