It is the vision of the Virginia Animal Control Association to continue to provide quality leadership in the animal control field through consistent professionalism, humane law enforcement, and dedication to improved levels of training. 

The mission of the Virginia Animal Control Association is to advance the profession of animal control by:

  • Serving as a resource for the development of quality and standardized training
  • Facilitating communication between public and private agencies
  • Initiating and supporting responsible legislation for the protection of the public and animals
  • Providing a united voice for animal control professionals

The organizational values of the Virginia Animal Control Association are:

  • Commitment to professionalism through excellence in public service
  • Leadership in the animal control community
  • Adherence to the highest standards through honesty and integrity
  • Quality programs and training
  • Loyalty to the professionals in animal control
  • Compassion and empathy for people and pets
  • Recognition of the importance of animal control professionals in Virginia

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  Virginia Animal Control Association

                                                       Providing a united voice for Animal Care & Control Professionals throughout Virginia!