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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.


Courtesy Rehoming Terms & Conditions

  • All courtesy postings will be reviewed, and may be altered or edited before being posted for the public to view. (VCAS will not write advertisements, but may edit when necessary)
  • The registered owner must supply a recent photo of the pet(s) and a short advertisement: description of the pet(s), type of home they are looking for, any medical or behavioral issues, and any supplies offered.
  • The registered owner must supply a contact e-mail address for the posting.
  • Any registered owner requesting a re-homing fee, may not list it in the courtesy posting.
  • Ventura County Animal Services (VCAS) does not facilitate or participate in the re-homing process of “courtesy posting” of pets.
  • The registered owner agrees to hold harmless the County of Ventura, Ventura County Animal Services, and their officers, employees, volunteers, agents and associates for any action or omission arising out of the re-homing of the pet or related courtesy posting.
  • All inquiries, re-homing tasks and fee collection are the responsibility of the registered owner. Ventura County Animal Services is not responsible or liable for the re-homing of “courtesy posting” pets.
  • The registered owner and new owner must re-register the pet(s) microchip and/or tattoo information and pay any fees associated with the transfer of ownership, if applicable, to its designated Animal Services agency or microchip company.
  • Courtesy postings will be added to this page within one week of receiving the completed information
  • Courtesy postings will be displayed on this page for a period of 30 days and then removed. Extensions can be requested by contacting the Pet Retention Coordinator at: KeepMyPet@ventura.org