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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.

Contact Us

Locations:
camarillo-shelter  

Camarillo Animal Shelter & Administrative Offices
600 Aviation Drive
Camarillo, CA 93010

                         OFFICE HOURS              KENNEL HOURS

MONDAY*                CLOSED                          CLOSED
TUESDAY         9:00AM - 6:00PM           1:00PM - 6:00PM
WEDNESDAY    9:00AM - 6:00PM           1:00PM - 6:00PM
THURSDAY       9:00AM - 6:00PM           1:00PM - 6:00PM
FRIDAY            9:00AM - 6:00PM           1:00PM - 6:00PM
SATURDAY       9:00AM - 6:00PM           1:00PM - 6:00PM
SUNDAY           9:00AM - 6:00PM          1:00PM - 6:00PM

*Please note* Adoptions begin when the kennels open at 1:00pm. For animals becoming available, try to arrive 15 minutes prior to the kennels opening. No need to arrive hours ahead of time. There is not line. Everyone will enter at the same time and have an equal opportunity to adopt.

*MONDAYS: VCAS is closed to the general public on Mondays however we are open for those who have found stray pets. 

     
simi-shelter  

Simi Valley Animal Shelter
670 W. Los Angeles Avenue
Simi Valley, CA 93065

                         OFFICE HOURS              KENNEL HOURS

MONDAY*                   CLOSED                          CLOSED
TUESDAY          12:00PM - 6:00PM          12:00PM - 6:00PM
WEDNESDAY     12:00PM - 6:00PM          12:00PM - 6:00PM
THURSDAY        12:00PM - 6:00PM          12:00PM - 6:00PM
FRIDAY             12:00PM - 6:00PM          12:00PM - 6:00PM
SATURDAY        12:00PM - 6:00PM          12:00PM - 6:00PM
SUNDAY           12:00PM - 6:00PM          12:00PM - 6:00PM

*Please note* Adoptions begin when the kennels open at 12:00pm. For animals becoming available, try to arrive 15 minutes prior to the kennels opening. No need to arrive hours ahead of time. There is not line. Everyone will enter at the same time and have an equal opportunity to adopt.

*MONDAYS: VCAS is closed to the general public on Mondays however we are open for those who have found stray pets. 

Phone:
General Line: 805-388-4341



Mailing Address:
All mail should be addressed to our Administrative Offices in Camarillo.
Camarillo Animal Shelter
600 Aviation Drive
Camarillo, CA 93010

Email:
For non-emergency or non-urgent matters, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please be as detailed as possible in your message so we can route your request to the correct person/department.

Administrative Services:
We provide a wide array of services to the community including licensing, missing pets, cremation, field and other administrative services. We are staffed 24 hours-per-day to respond to field emergencies.

Phone Hours:
Monday - Friday  7:30am - 5:30pm 
Saturday - Sunday  8:00am - 4:00pm

*Emergencies during 12:00am - 7:30am, please call (805) 388-4341 Option #4.

Field Services:
Our field officers are on-duty 24 hours-per-day, 365 days-a-year. Should you need assistance with an animal emergency after the dispatch center is closed, call the shelter's normal number, 805-388-4341, and you will be routed to after hours support personnel.

Volunteer Information:
We have a wonderful Volunteer Program open to both Adults and Youths. Please visit www.vcas.us/Volunteer to learn more about volunteering or to complete an online application!

Foster Information:
Interested in opening your home to a shelter pet? Then, oh, do we have the program for you! From kittens to senior dogs and every pet in between. Visit www.vcas.us/Foster to learn how you can help a shelter pet(s) in need! Foster Application also available at the bottom of the Foster page www.vcas.us/Foster