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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.

hrs rhdv v5URGENT INFORMATION FOR RABBIT OWNERS!
Deadly rabbit disease detected in California, unreleated 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.










COVID19 GRAPHICweb
CAMARILLO SHELTER IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO CASUAL VISITS


COVID-19 UPDATE:  
VCAS has lifted the age restriction for those 65 years and older.  At present time, anyone can come and meet the prospective animal at their scheduled time.  Those who are medically compromised or who are showing coronavirus symptoms, are asked to stay at home.

ADOPTIONS
:  On first come, first served basis and by appointment only. View pets at www.vcas.us/pets.  To schedule an Adoption Counseling Session, visit www.vcas.us/scheduling.   For RABBIT adoptions, do not use the scheduling link, instead email vcasbunnybrigade@gmail.com.

STRAY ANIMALS: To assure available space for urgent and critical cases, VCAS is strongly encouraging only those animals who appear sick or injured to be brought to the shelter.  Stray cats should be left in place if they appear healthy.  Kittens should remain with their mother unless she has not returned after 6-8 hours. Please do not take kittens to the shelter unless it is absolutely necessary! If you found a stray dog, please call (805) 388-4341 before coming to the shelter. 

FIELD SERVICES:  Field Services are only responding to critical, public safety issues.  Less urgent calls will be deferred.
SIMI VALLEY ANIMAL SHELTER:  Remains closed until further notice.

RECLAIMING LOST PET:
 Please call (805) 388-4341 before coming to reclaim your lost pet.
PET LICENSING:  License/renew your pets license at www.vcas.us/licensing.  Submit license-related documents to vcas_pet_license@ventura.org
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:  All Ventura County Animal Services personnel will be donning PPE and maintaining a 6-foot distance in compliance with our county’s social distancing guidelines.  Although members of the public are not required to wear PPE at this time, it is highly recommended.
OUTREACH:  All community events, clinics and outreach events are cancelled/suspended until further notice.
 


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Monetary donations:  www.vcas.us/donate



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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