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    OC Animal Care's Services During Covid-19

    How can I redeem my lost pet?
    For everyone's safety, OCAC has temporarily moved to an appointment-based system for members of the public who need to redeem their lost pet. Please call (714) 935-6848 to make an appointment.

    What if I want to adopt a pet?
    You can still adopt! Please visit the OCAC website or call (714) 935-6848 to make an adoption appointment. Please Note: Those who are experiencing symptoms, have knowingly been exposed, or are considered high-risk at contracting COVID-19 per CDC’s guidelines are strongly encouraged to postpone any adoptions at this time.

    What if I need to license my pet?
    You can license your pet online or over the phone. All in-person licensing has been suspended. Visit the OCAC website or call (714) 935-6848 for more information.

    What do I do if I find a stray dog?
    OCAC is still responding to calls related to public safety. If it’s possible to do so safely, community members should take steps to locate owners of lost pets before calling or bringing them to OCAC. The prompt return of lost pets will help maintain space at the shelter facility for incoming pets. If you are unable to find an owner, please call (714) 935-6848 for assistance.

    What do I do if I find a stray cat?
    OCAC is currently not accepting healthy stray cats. If you have a trapped cat, you must return it to where you found it. We are only accepting injured animals, kittens, and stray dogs at this time.

    What do I do in the case of a dog bite?
    OCAC is still responding to public safety calls. Please visit the OCAC website or call (714) 935-6848 for assistance.

    Is OC Animal Care still accepting donations?
    OCAC is not accepting in-person donations. You can still donate using OCAC’s Amazon Wishlist or on the OCAC website.

    Can I still call OC Animal Care to pick up a deceased animal in the public?
    Yes, you can still call OCAC at (714) 935-6848 for deceased animal pickup.

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