Community education is one of the primary directives of the Williamson County Animal Center. Through local media, community speaking engagements, adoption events and rabies clinics, the staff seeks to inform and educate the public about important pet ownership and community animal health issues.

Local Events

Staff members help spread the word by appearing at a variety of local educational events.
Places and types of events include:
  • Businesses
  • Career day in schools
  • Churches
  • Civic groups
  • Local festivals
  • Radio programs
  • Schools
To explore special programs, group volunteer opportunities, or school group activities contact Debbie Sims at 615-790-5590, ext. 8547.

Pet Watch

The shelter staff also produces a monthly local-access television program called Pet Watch, which features discussions with guests from the community on a variety of pet issues.

Mobile Adoption Center

At our 35 annual public adoption events, our Mobile Adoption Center is a visible tool for getting the word out about adoption, enforcement, spay/neuter clinics and other important issues. Our officers also distribute information about the shelter throughout the community, particularly our free public spay/neuter program.

Rabies Clinics

WCAC conducts monthly public rabies clinics at the shelter, 106 Claude Yates Dr. Check the Home Page calendar for more information. 

Local & State Laws

The center also seeks to keep the public informed and compliant with all local and state laws and ordinances concerning animal ownership. You can read and print the state and local laws (PDF)  at your leisure.