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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.

Re-Homing Your Pet

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You are your pet’s best chance of finding a new, loving home. It will be much better for your pet to find a new home from your home rather than him/her coming into the shelter. Remember, it may take a bit of time, but ultimately your pet will be much better off.

How To Make Your Pet More "adoptable"!
1)   SPAY/NEUTER: Make sure your pet is spayed or neutered and up-to-date on their vaccinations (click here for low cost vaccination and microchip clinics).

2)   PET PICS: A picture is worth a thousand words. Make sure your pet's picture is clear. We suggest take a picture of your pet on a couch or carpet

3)   ABOUT YOUR PET: Write a short paragraph describing your pet and the type of home that would be a good match for him/her.

4) CREATE A FLYER: Visit www.petbond.com/flyerentry.php. Then  share the flyer with your family, friends, and neighbors on social media.

5) ONLINE: Post on www.NextDoor.com and www.CraigsList.com

6)   Contact local rescue groups. Local rescues are more willing to help you find a home for your pet if you would be willing to foster your pet temporarily, so if you are able to do so let them know right up front. Even if you are unable to foster, many rescues may be able to place your pet in a foster home so they do not have to go into the shelter environment.

Click here to Re-home your pet through our courtesy re-homing page.
Click here to Re-home your pet nationwide.
Click here to VIEW pets currently listed on the VCAS re-homing page.



Disclosure: Ventura County Animal Services (VCAS) offers courtesy re-homing postings to Ventura County residents. VCAS does not facilitate or participate in the re-homing process for pets advertised on this website. These pets are not in the care of VCAS and are being posted as a courtesy to you, the owner. Unless specifically stated to the contrary, VCAS will not evaluate, meet or in any other way interact with these animals. Consequently, VCAS makes no representation to the information, temperament, health, or suitability of these pets.