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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.

Pet Retention

Pet Retention Program
   Helping Keep Pets with People!

If you’ve landed on this page then you likely need help with your pet. But before you surrender your pet, please consider otheoptions that are available. Often, the issues you’re facing are easily fixed — and we can help you, allowing you to keep your pet as an important member of the family.

Ventura County Animal Services understands, that there are some circumstances where surrendering your animal is unavoidable. We are here to to provide you with a multitude of resources and assistance to help keep your loved pet in your loving home. We offer low-cost vaccination clinics, pet food assisntace, behavioral recommendations, and so much more. We are here to help people and their pets.

How can we help you?