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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.

COVID19 GRAPHICwebLimited Services:  Critical services available ONLY for stray animals who are sick or injured.  All healthy animals MUST remain in-place.  Field services are only responding to critical, public safety issues.  Less urgent calls will be deferred.
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VCAS thanks you all for your patience and understanding during these difficult times.
For questions and assistance, please contact us at (805) 388-4341 or info@vcas.us.

Shelter visit are limited to CRITICAL NEEDS ONLY, such as:
- Those dropping of a sick or injured animal.
- Those picking up their lost pets.

The following are additional changes which are in effect until further notice:
       ·       The Simi Valley Animal Shelter remains closed.
       ·       The Camarillo Shelter is restricting all on-site, casual visits.
       ·       Pet adoptions have been suspended.
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TNR/Community Cat public spay/neuter services are suspended.
       ·     Lost Pet Pick-Up:  Please call (805) 388-4341 before coming to reclaim your lost pet.
       ·       All public and community outreach events are cancelled including rabies vaccination clinics.
       ·       All non-critical services and activities are suspended.
       ·       Animal Control Officers continue to respond to public safety and animal welfare calls, but less urgent calls will be deferred until further notice.
       ·       All Field Officers will attempt to return found animals directly to their owners.
       ·       Field Officers will be donning Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) during all interactions with the public.
       ·       Pet licenses can only be processed online at www.vcas.us/licensing or via U.S. mail. Payment should be sent to Ventura County Animal Services 600 Aviation Drive, Camarillo, CA 93010. License-related documents can be emailed to vcas_pet_license@ventura.org

These are very difficult times and VCAS is enacting protocols and stringent measures that may appear drastic.  This global pandemic has required all agencies and organizations to take radical steps that are outside the realm of normal operations and VCAS is not immune to this reality.  Nonetheless, VCAS is confident that we can endure these changes and continue to care for the animals in Ventura County with the help of the community.   

“We are extremely grateful to everyone who continues to care about and for the animals in our community, but we want to also do everything we can to help to “flatten the curve” and promote social distancing efforts.  As such, we are continually adjusting our services to best meet these objectives.” - Jackie Rose, Director of Ventura County Animal Services.

TAP/CLICK to view entire Press Release regarding updates to shelter operations and service changes related to COVID-19.

PRESS RELEASE COVID-19 March 29





























































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