July 31, 2020
Clear the Shelters 2020OC Animal Care is participating in Clear the Shelters 2020 ‘adopt or donate’ campaign! Starting Saturday and through the entire month of August, we will be featuring adoptable pets and asking the community to support our efforts by donating.
How can you Adopt?
• OC Animal Care is currently closed to walk-in visitors. All adoptions are by appointment only.
• To adopt please call the facility at 714-935-6848 with the animal id number (ex: A1234567) of who you are interested in. Call center hours are 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. excluding government holidays. • You can find a list adoptable pets on OC Animal Care’s website at: http://petadoption.ocpetinfo.com/Adopt/
• You can also donate to OC Animal Care at ClearTheSheltersFund.org. The Great Good Foundation will be matching donations dollar to dollar during the first week of the campaign up to $100,000 to shelters across the country.
July 3, 2020
Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Type 2 in Southern California
OC Animal Care is aware of the recent outbreak of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serotype 2 (RHDV2) in the southwestern U.S. This virus is highly contagious among rabbits and causes sudden death. It is not contagious to people. RHDV2 has been confirmed to be found in at least one wild rabbit in Orange County.
OC Animal Care is actively monitoring the outbreak and reviewing processes to prevent the spread of RHDV2. There are no additional restrictions at this time, but all rabbit owners are encouraged to use the resources linked below to implement safety processes to keep their rabbits safe.
June 3, 2020
OC Animal Care to Host the Family Fur-st Pet Food PantryTUSTIN, Calif. (June 3, 2020) – OC Animal Care will be kicking off the Family Fur-st Drive Thru Pet Pantry to support Orange County families in need of pet food. The Family Fur-st Pet Food Pantry events will take place on the second Saturday of every month while food is available, and the need is still present in the community.
In collaboration with the Animal Assistance League of Orange County, SoCal Animal Rescue Team, and The Shamrock Rescue Foundation, the first event will take place on Saturday, June 13, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the OC Animal Care facility located at 1630 Victory Road in Tustin.
“This event will provide a helping hand to families with pets who are experiencing financial strain during these challenging times,” said Chairwoman Michelle Steel, Second District Supervisor. Pet owners will get a bag of food for their dog, cat, or rabbit while supplies last.
“The financial burden suffered by many people because of COVID-19 has made it very difficult for people to feed and provide for their pets,” said Vice Chairman Andrew Do, First District Supervisor. “The goal of the drive-thru pantry is to support Orange County residents and make it easier for them to hopefully keep their pets and not give them up for financial reasons.” The event will follow public health recommendations and allow attendees to remain in their vehicle while volunteers load the food. Families are asked to leave their pets at home to make this event run as efficiently as possible. (
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OC Animal Care is hosting a Drive-Thru Pet Pantry event to help keep our furry friends and families together during these hard times.
This pantry will be held on the second Saturday of every month from 8-10 a.m. and is in partnership with the Animal Assistance League of Orange County, SoCal Animal Response Team and the Shamrock Rescue Foundation. All pet owners in need are welcome while supplies last!
If you would like to help keep families together, please donate through the AALOC's Amazon Wishlist at https://smile.amazon.com/hz/charitylist/ls/2K0XPTRFUMNKP/ref=smi_cl_dp_lcl_cl
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