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Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control

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Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control has an overwhelming number of wonderful animals in need of good homes. Sometimes those animals come in orphaned, need to be bottle fed, or become sick and need foster care until they're healthy enough for adoption. Please consider becoming a foster parent. Fostering saves lives, mends hearts, and builds lasting bonds!

As a foster parent, you will be given all the supplies needed to care for your temporary pet. Please note that the vast majority of our animals in need of foster care are young kittens, cats, and large dogs. For more information, please contact our Foster/Rescue Coordinator, Holly Yoder at 561-233-1252 or by email at:

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About Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control


7100 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33411, US

Mission Statement

Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control is comprised of a dedicated group of animal-loving staff and volunteers who aid in the adoption of homeless pets in Palm Beach County. We keep the community up to date on events, adoption promotions, and pets in need at our local county shelter. Please consider joining our team.


  • Encourage pet owners to be responsible for pets in their care by providing educational programs on humane treatment, animal behavior training, and proper control.

  • Appropriately enforce county, state, and federal animal laws.

  • Provide safe shelter and veterinary care for lost, abandoned and unwanted animals.

  • Return to owners or adopt to new homes, as many impounded animals as possible.

  • Humanly euthanize injured, sick, and unwanted animals.

  • Encourage spay/neuter and provide reduced-cost surgery for Palm Beach County pet owners through our Spay Shuttle nonprofit program.

  • Conduct other effective programs, which protect the health, safety and welfare of animals and the residents of Palm Beach County.

  • Provide excellence in customer service.

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7100 Belvedere RoadWest Palm Beach, FL 33411



  • Animal Care / Handling


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 - 14 days (or sometimes longer, depending on the situation)
  • If you rent, please check with your landlord before contacting us about fostering. Most rental properties have breed/size/weight or other restrictions that may impact your ability to foster an animal.

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