Welcome to the Office of Animal Welfare
The Office of Animal Welfare was established in 2013 upon the recommendations of the General Assembly Animal Welfare Taskforce in order to consolidate and coordinate companion animal programs in Delaware. The Office of Animal Welfare is committed to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of companion animals, and dedicated to promoting the human-animal bond in the state of Delaware.
WHAT WE DO:
- Spay/Neuter Program
- Animal Welfare License Plate
- Animal Shelter Standards and Oversight - coming soon
- Animal Control Officer Certification – coming soon
- OAW Published Recommendations for Animal Control - Part 1
- OAW Published Recommendations for Animal Control - Part 2 NEW!
- Contact Us
- OAW Newsletters
INFORMATION AND RESOURCES:
- Information for Cat Owners/Pet Cats
- Found/Stray Cats
- Information for Colony Caretakers – coming soon
- Lost a Pet
- Find a Veterinarian or Clinic
- Low Cost Spay/Neuter Services
- Pet Adoption
- Animal Poison Control Center
- Pet Food Bank
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