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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.

Contact Us


Ventura County Animal Services
Camarillo Campus & Administrative Offices

600 Aviation Drive

Camarillo, CA 93010

*Open 7 days a week
Office Hours:  9:00am - 6:00pm
Shelter Hours: 1:00pm - 6:00 pm

Phone: 805-388-4341 

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Ventura County Animal Services
Simi Valley Animal Shelter

Open 7 days a week*
Office Hours: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Shelter Hours: 12:00pm - 6:00pm

670 W. Los Angeles Avenue

Simi Valley, CA 93065

Phone: 805-388-4341

*The Camarillo and Simi Valley Adoption Centers will be closed on the 3rd Wednesday of each month for deep cleaning and staff training.

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

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