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Animal Care & Control

Education and Outreach

Dog Bite Prevention for K - 5th Grade:

  • 30 minute presentation on how to behave around dogs to prevent bites.
  • When possible, the presenter brings a gentle dog to the classroom.
  • Available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • Contact Laura Atwood at to schedule a presentation.
  • Presentations may be re-scheduled based on driving conditions.

Shelter Tours:

  • Tours are available Tuesday - Thursday, 11 am - 4:00 pm.
  • 12 - 15 participants can tour the shelter at one time. If the group is larger than 15, then the other participants can wait in our classroom. If possible, we will have a presenter to speak to the waiting group but if not, please be prepared to bring an activity for the waiting group.
  • Tours last approximately 30 minutes.
  • Contact Laura Atwood at to schedule a tour.


  • Low-cost rabies vaccination clinics
  • Monthly give-away of pet food and supplies on the 4th Wednesday of the month, starting at 5:30 pm
  • AACC exhibits at community events such as theĀ Friends of Pets Dog Jog and Alaska Mill and Feed Summer Fun Fair.

    • Animal Care & Control
    • Manager: Dr. Myra Wilson
    • 4711 Elmore Road, Anchorage, AK 99507
    • (907)343-8122