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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.

Services We Provide

Ventura County Animal Services (VCAS) contracts with 8 cities within the County of Ventura to provide a variety of services to its residents. Some cities contract with VCAS to provide select services. Please use the chart below to determine who to contact for specific services. Thank you.

  Field Services
(i.e. Loose Dogs)
Licensing Animal Bites & Quarantines
(to humans only)
Sheltering
Services
Deceased Animal Pickup (streets, not freeways)
Camarillo VCAS  VCAS VCAS
VCAS Under 40 lbs. City of Camarillo
805 388- 5338
Over 40lbs. VCAS
805 388-4341
Fillmore VCAS
 VCAS VCAS
VCAS VCAS
Moorpark City of Moorpark
www.moorparkca.gov
805 517-6200
 VCAS City of Moorpark
www.moorparkca.gov
805 517-6200
VCAS
805 388-4341
City of Moorpark
www.moorparkca.gov
805 517-6200
Ojai VCAS
 VCAS VCAS
VCAS VCAS
Oxnard City of Oxnard   VCAS City of Oxnard
(805) 385-7410
VCAS
City of Oxnard
Port Hueneme VCAS  VCAS VCAS
VCAS
VCAS
Santa Paula Santa Paula Animal Control (805) 933-4230
SP Police: 525-4476
Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center (SPARC)
(805) 525-8609
Santa Paula City Hall
Santa Paula Animal Control (805) 933-4230 Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center (SPARC)
(805) 525-8609
Santa Paula Animal Control (805) 933-4230
Simi Valley VCAS VCAS VCAS VCAS VCAS
Thousand Oaks (Unincorporated) VCAS
805 388-4341
 VCAS VCAS
 VCAS VCAS
Thousand Oaks
(City limits)
Agoura Animal Shelter
818 991-0071
Agoura Animal Shelter
818 991-0071
Agoura Animal Shelter
818 991-0071
Agoura Animal Shelter
818 991-0071
Agoura Animal Shelter
818 991-0071
Ventura VCAS
 VCAS VCAS
 VCAS
City of Ventura
Unincorporated
Ventura County
VCAS
 VCAS VCAS
 VCAS
VCAS


Field Services: VCAS 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 when we are closed, call 805-388-4341 and select "OPTION 4".  If you found a lost pet that you brought home and are able to care for them until we open the next morning, please do so. But if the animal appears sick or injured, please call us for pick-up.

General Services provided by VCAS Field Officers:
1) Quarantine of animals who have bitten a human.
2) Picking up stray dogs.
3) Reuniting lost pets with their owners
4) Door-to-door licensing canvasing
5) Deceased animal pick-up on the streets (see above chart)

Field Services NOT provided by Ventura County Animal Service:

1) Picking up Wildlife - Unless sick or injured
2) Picking up Marine Mammals
3) Picking up deceased animals on the freeway (Please call CalTrans at 213 897-3656)
4) Quarantine of animals who have bitten other animals (Animals who bite other animals do not need to be quarantined)
5) Deceased animal pick-up (excluding Freeways)

Ventura County Animal Services operates two shelters within the County of Ventura:
Camarillo Animal Shelter 805 388-4341
600 Aviation Drive
Camarillo, CA 93010

Simi Valley Animal Shelter (No direct phone number. All calls are routed through the Camarillo Animal Shelter (805) 388-4341)
670 W. Los Angeles Ave.
Simi Valley, CA 93065