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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!

News ImageMarch 6, 2019  Congrats February Volunteer of the Month, Lynda!Lynda is a dedicated foster mom, a reliable volunteer and an awesome shelter cat photographer. She regularly fosters the sickest and neediest of cats and kittens. She has nursed some of the most critically sick cats back to health. Lynda is a shelter cat photographer, highlighting the best features of our resident cats which in turn helps our feline friends get adopted faster. Lynda also helps out at our Petco cattery and transports the kitties if needed.

Lynda has been a volunteer at OCAC for over 8 years! We really appreciate Lynda, and we are exceptionally thankful for her dedication to our shelter cats.

News ImageFebruary 21, 2019  Congratulations, January Volunteer of the Month, Kristen!Please join me in congratulating Kristen, Volunteer of the Month!

Kristen is a dog walker who is always at the shelter. She loves her big “pitty type” breeds and anytime during the week you can see her out with a big ol’ muscle-head dog strolling around the shelter.
Kristen has become a lead in training our new dog volunteers and we love that we can rely on her! Kristen is dedicated, reliable and an excellent trainer/teacher! She has shown flexibility and a willingness to step up and help out when needed!

Thank you Kristen!!

News ImageJanuary 17, 2019  PRESS RELEASE: Volunteers Needed to Help Count Individuals Experiencing Homelessness in Orange CountySanta Ana, Calif. (January 7, 2019) – The County of Orange is seeking around 1,000 volunteers to sign up to help with the 2019 Point In Time count, taking place Wednesday, January 23, and Thursday, January 24.

The Point In Time is a biennial effort required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, counting people experiencing homelessness in a given point in time during the last 10 days in January. The data resulting from the 2019 Point In Time count will provide information to help the County and its partners better understand and address homelessness.

Volunteers are primarily needed to serve as field surveyors, who will canvass predesignated areas across Orange County and conduct surveys of homeless individuals. Volunteers are also needed to serve as team captains, host leads, host team members, photographers and videographers, and A/V and tech support. Volunteer opportunities are available in morning shifts and evening shifts on both January 23 and 24. Volunteers are projected to mostly complete the count on January 23, with volunteers following up on January 24 to cover any areas that might have been missed. (See descriptions of volunteer opportunities and links to register here.)
News ImageJanuary 15, 2019  Congrats December Volunteer of the Month, Linda!Linda has been chosen for Volunteer of the Month. We love that Linda is always there for the dogs. She is dedicated to our furry friends and is a reliable dog walker and socializer. Not only is she a dependable dog volunteer, but she is an amazing photographer. Her photos capture the essence of our shelter dogs, and help make them more adoptable by capturing their personalities. She is loved by the dogs and we are so happy to have her on our volunteer team. Congrats!

March 23, 2019
10:30 AMOffsite Dog Adoption EventWe will be bringing dogs available for adoption and have an information booth as well. Come stop by and check it out!
March 24, 2019
11:00 AMKitten ShowerJoin OC Animal Care and OC Shelter Partners as we prepare for kitten season! Come learn about our foster program, attend a bottle feeding class or drop off supplies for the donation drive!
March 30, 2019
9:30 AMSanta Ana Emergency Preparedness FairWe will be providing informationon how you and your pets can be prepared in an emergency and will offer flyers and disaster checklistsfor pets. We will also have a fun interactive game for children! Come check it out!
March 31, 2019
8:30 AMPet Fair Event in TustinTustin Legacy AnimalHospital is putting on an exciting Pet Fair event! We will be hosting aninformation booth with giveaways. Hope to see you there!
April 2, 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.