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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.

Field Services

Our field officers are on duty 24 hours-per- day, 365 days-a-year. Should you need the assistance of an officer in the late evening or very early morning, call the shelter's normal number, 805-388-4341 or 888-223-PETS (7387) and proceed through the voicemail menu options until you hear the choice - "direct a message to the officer on duty."

As of Wednesday, July 15th 2015, Quarantines and Area Checks will be performed by Oxnard and Moorpark Animal Control Officers. Effective immediately, VCAS field staff will no longer be servicing quarantine investigations within the City limits of Moorpark and Oxnard. VCAS will retain the keeping of the records (hard copy and database) for both cities.