The goals of the outreach program are to reduce shelter intake from targeted zip codes, provide humane education and prevention-based intervention, and build partnerships through community events, classes and presentations.


The following classes can be taught offsite in the community or at the Austin Animal Center:

Event Requests

As the community shelter, Austin Animal Center loves to participate in events around the Austin area. Depending on the purpose and logistics of the event, expected attendance, and availability of staff and volunteers, participation may include: 

  • Informational material and giveaways
  • Free pet ID tag engraving
  • Free microchips
  • Booth with adoptable pets
  • Mobile adoption unit

To request AAC participation in your event, please fill out the event request form