Tulare County Animal Services and community partners are here to assist evacuees and their animals while evacuated or displaced by the SQF Complex Fire.   


Anyone who needs to evacuate livestock, bring them to either the:

  • Woodlake Lions Club Rodeo Grounds located at 19400 Ave 398 in Woodlake

  • Porterville Fairgrounds located at 2700 Teapot Dome Ave in Porterville


If you need shelter for your domestic animals, call Tulare County Animal Shelter Manager Cassandra Heffington, Manager, at (559) 679-6222, the shelter location is 14131 Avenue 256, Visalia, CA 93292 and staff are there to assist you.

If you have to evacuate your property and leave animals behind, please fill out the form below and Tulare County Animal Services will contact you between the hours of 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM to coordinate care for your animals.

Animal Evacuation Form

If it is not safe to return to your address, Animal Services will try and shelter in place for the animals and you will be kept on their list to follow up as soon as it is safe to do so.