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News ImageSeptember 6, 2019  Fee Waiver Event!UPDATE: EVENT HAS CONCLUDED SEPTEMBER 8TH

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Our kennels are COMPLETELY FULL and we need to make space for incoming animals. We currently have over 800 animals in our facility!

Beginning today through Sunday, we are waiving fees* for the next 100 dog adoptions, 200 cat adoptions and all bunny adoptions! (See the flyer for additional details) ( View PDF )

News ImageJuly 31, 2019  An Open Letter from Director Mike KavianiAn open letter to our community,

August will mark my one-year anniversary as the Director of OC Animal Care. As is often the case for anyone approaching an important annual milestone in their life, the upcoming arrival of this one-year mark evokes a variety of thoughts and actions. Anniversaries can be a time for reflection, a time to be reminded of what drove you to make the original commitment, a time to celebrate the wins, and a time to look forward to the future and what may be needed to make the next year even more successful. Anniversaries are about coming together to honor a shared commitment, and to bolstering that commitment for years to come. As August draws near, I’ve been thinking a lot about this, and I’d like to let you all in on these thoughts.

What drove me to OC Animal Care? When I applied for the Director position, I had a vision. A vision of leading the staff and the community to implement programs that benefit pets and people. A vision of supporting staff to create a shelter that can successfully achieve quality of life, lifesaving, and public safety and refuses to accept that these are mutually exclusive concepts. A vision of OCAC becoming a shelter where every pet gets a fair chance of a live outcome. A vision that would ultimately result in OCAC becoming a regional and national model for high-volume municipal animal sheltering. During the interview process I learned that I was not alone in this vision.
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July 8, 2019  OC Animal Care 2019 Mid-Year Report

THE NUMBERS ARE IN!

We are excited to share our progress so far for 2019. Check out our Mid-Year Report linked below. Thank you to our community for your ongoing support!




Visit our Stats Page for more information on how data included is calculated.


News ImageFebruary 11, 2019  PRESS RELEASE: 2018 a Historic Year for Dogs and Cats at OC Animal Care

The numbers are in and everyone here at OC Animal Care could not be more grateful for the support from all the partners and community members who helped make 2018 a year of success! Check out the Press Release and infographic linked below to learn more about the impact we were able to achieve together!

https://cms.ocgov.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=86481

https://cms.ocgov.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=86482


News ImageAugust 23, 2019  177 Animals From OC Animal Care Find Homes During Clear the Shelters!Saturday, August 17 was National Clear the Shelters Day, an event organized by NBC and Telemundo television stations to promote adoptions in our communities. OC Animal Care was able to place 177 animals (112, cats, 59 dogs, 4 hamsters, 2 rabbits) into loving homes! During the event, attendees visited booths from the VCA Animal Hospital, Hills Pet Nutrition, The City of Orange Public Library, Cell Dogs Program, Pet Adoption Center of Orange County, OC Shelter Partners and OC Libraries. OC Animal Care volunteers also held a bake sale with delicious treats and made free pet tags for the public!

NBC LA and Telemundo 52 Los Angles made this an extra special event and featuring some of the shelter animals on live television! Long-Term resident and staff favorite, Fenway, made his television debut and can now add ‘actor’ to his list of accomplishments!

Thank you to everyone who adopted and came out to support OC Animal Care made this Clear the Shelters one to remember!

September 21, 2019
11:00 AMFall for a Friend Adoption EventJoin us for "Fall for a Friend" Pet Fair at OC Animal Care on Saturday, September 21st from 11 AM - 5 PM. There will be *FREE adoptions! Orange County residents who choose to adopt a pet at the Pet Fair will save on average of $100-$200 in adoption fees. *Please see the flyer for additional details.
September 28, 2019
11:00 AMTails & Tales: Cat & Kitten Adoption EventsJoin OC Animal Care in partnership with OC Public Libraries for these special Cat & Kitten Adoption Events. Please see the flyer for additional details.

Saturday, 9/14 (11am-2pm)
Heritage Park Library

Saturday, 9/28 (11am-2pm)
Cypress Library
October 1, 2019
6:30 PMLow-Cost Vaccine & Microchip ClinicStop by OC Animal Care and update your pet's vaccines or get a microchip during our monthly Low-Cost Vaccine & Microchip clinic. Our Low-Cost Clinic advises customers if their animal is ill, they need to take it to their own veterinarian for exam.
October 23, 2019
11:30 AMOC Animal Care Community Outreach Committee MeetingSupports Animal Care Services in achieving the vision and goals of the organization and fosters community input and support in animal care related issues.

Date:
First month of each Quarter (January, April, July and October) on the fourth Wednesday.

Time:
11:30 AM

Place:
OC Animal Care
Learning & Training Center Room 100
1630 Victory Road
Tustin, CA 92782

Committee Information:
714-935-6848 or 949-249-5160
November 5, 2019
6:30 PMLow-Cost Vaccine & Microchip ClinicStop by OC Animal Care and update your pet's vaccines or get a microchip during our monthly Low-Cost Vaccine & Microchip clinic. Our Low-Cost Clinic advises customers if their animal is ill, they need to take it to their own veterinarian for exam.