The Georgia Animal Control Association (GACA) was established with a precise mission: to provide unwavering support to Animal Control, Animal Shelter, and Animal Welfare personnel, enabling them to carry out their duties with the utmost professionalism. GACA firmly believes that the resolution of community issues stemming from irresponsible animal ownership hinges on the careful selection and comprehensive training of animal control professionals.
GACA is dedicated to setting the highest standards of professionalism in the realm of animal welfare. Through a strategic focus on education, training, networking, and advocacy, we aim to elevate the capabilities of those working in this vital field.
Our vision for GACA is one where every animal care and control professional is revered as an indispensable public servant. We envision consistent provisions of support, resources, and training that empower these individuals to compassionately and effectively improve the quality of life for both animals and community members within their service areas.
At the core of the Georgia Animal Control Association lie foundational values:
These values serve as the guiding principles that underpin our commitment to fostering excellence in animal care and control practices statewide.
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