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OUR MISSION

To improve the lives of the animals in our care, be timely and compassionate in our responses, educate the public through community outreach and, provide for the health and safety of the citizens and animals of Ventura County.

CAMARILLO ANIMAL SHELTER REMAINS CLOSED TO CASUAL VISITS
SIMI VALLEY ANIMAL SHELTER TEMPORARILY CLOSED

ADOPTIONS:
Cat and KittenCats & Kittens:  C'mon in! Adoptions on a first-come, first-served basis Tuesday - Sunday from 2:00PM-4:00PM at the Camarillo Animal Shelter. Please do not schedule an appointment to adopt a cat or kitten. Those appointments will be cancelled. Dog Schedule Appointment 2.0Dog Adoptions:  TAP or CLICK HERE to schedule an adoption counseling session to adopt a dog.  An Adoption Counselor will call you at your scheduled time with information, pictures, or video of the dogs you are interested in.
Email for Rabbit AdoptionRabbits:  To adopt an adorable rabbit, please email the VCAS Bunny Brigade at  VCASbunnybrigade@gmail.com.  Please do not schedule an appointment to adopt a bunny. Those appointments will be cancelled. Email only, please. :-) Other Animal Adoption SchedulingOther Species:  TAP or CLICK HERE to schedule an adoption counseling session if you are interested in adopting any of our critters who are not a dog, cat or rabbit.
   
Only cats/kittens who are available for adoption on a given day, can be adopted.  Each cat’s Available Date is listed on their profile at www.vcas.us/pets.  Adoptions may end prior to 4:00pm if all available cats and kittens have been adopted.  We are unable to place holds on animals; if you meet a cat/kitten you would like to adopt, you must be able to take them home that day.  If you are still waiting in line after we have adopted out all available cats and kittens, we will kindly ask you to return another day.  The Camarillo Animal Shelter still remains closed to casual visits (i.e. walking around), and all Social Distancing Protocols remain in effect.  Please do not schedule an online appointment to adopt a cat, kitten or rabbit.  Those appointments will be automatically be cancelled without further email notification.  Please do not schedule an online appointment to adopt a cat, kitten or rabbit.  Those appointments will be automatically be cancelled without  further email notification.





hrs rhdv v5URGENT INFORMATION FOR RABBIT OWNERS!
Deadly rabbit disease detected in California, unrelated to COVID-19.
No danger to humans or other pets such as dogs or cats.

TAP/CLICK here to learn how to protect your rabbits.














Alley Cat Allies Logo$4,000 Grant Award Received!
Ventura County Animal Services was recently awarded a $4,000 Emergency Grant through our friends at Alley Cat Allies.  This grant helps buy cat and kitten food for those in need in response to the Coronavirus.  To learn more about the Alley Cat Allies, visit www.alleycat.org.  #thankyoualleycatallies 


Maddies Fund
$5,000 Grand Award Received!
Ventura County Animal Services was recently awarded a $5,000 "Foster Care Stimulus Grant" from Maddie's Fund to help bolster our life-saving efforts during the COVID-19 crisis.  This grant will help purchase mission-critical food and supplies for the nearly 3,000 who enter our foster program each year. This is all made possible #ThanksToMaddie!














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Monetary donations:  www.vcas.us/donate


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