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|
|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|
|Oxnard||City of Oxnard||VCAS||City of Oxnard (805) 385-7410||VCAS||City of Oxnard|
|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|
|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|
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. If the animal appears sick or injured, immediately call us for pick-up.
- Quarantine of animals who have bitten a human.
- Picking up stray dogs.
- Reuniting lost pets with their owners
- Door-to-door licensing canvasing
- Deceased animal pick-up on the streets (see above chart)
- Picking up Wildlife (Unless sick or injured)
- Picking up Marine Mammals
- Picking up deceased animals on the freeway (Please call CalTrans at (213) 897-3656)
- Quarantine of animals who have bitten other animals (Animals who bite other animals do not need to be quarantined)