Services Provided (by city)

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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

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.

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 VCAS Field Officers:
  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)

TRANSLATE DISCLAIMER

The VCAS.US website has been translated by Google Translate. Reasonable efforts have been made to provide an accurate translation, however, no automated translation is perfect nor is it intended to replace human translators. Translations are provided as a service to users of the VCAS.US website, and are provided “as is.” No warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, is made as to the accuracy, reliability, or correctness of any translations made from English into any other language. Some content (such as images, videos, Flash, etc.) may not be accurately translated due to the limitations of the translation software.

The official text is the English version of the website. Any discrepancies or differences created in the translation are not binding and have no legal effect for compliance or enforcement purposes. If any questions arise related to the accuracy of the information contained in the translated website, please refer to the English version of the website which is the official version. Ventura County Animal Services employs bilingual staff who are able to provide assistance.  Please call (805) 388-4341 or email info@vcas.us.

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