What is ACCAT?
ACCAT is an organization seeking to improve the methods and standards of animal care and control in Tennessee, to inform the public of the true nature and importance of the work performed by animal care and control organizations, to cooperate with other public agencies dealing in animal care or control, and to promote justice and equity in the enforcement of animal control laws.
We are composed of individual, organizational, and corporate members. ACCAT is open to any adult or organization actively working in or affiliated with animal care or control work. The purpose of ACCAT is not to tell its members how to operate their local agencies or associations. Rather, to work with all agencies and associations for the betterment of the animal control profession.
As a member of the ACCAT, you can take advantage of a variety of privileges such as: