August 17, 2017
AKC Pet Disaster Relief FundraiserHelp us help animals in times of a disaster! OC Animal Care is partnering with the American Kennel Club and their pet disaster relief program to raise money for a disaster trailer. Your participation will help us raise the funds necessary to get two trailers that will support the community. Any donation helps! Thank you for support our shelter animals.
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August 15, 2017
Don't Leave Your Pet in a Hot Car!The Orange County DA teamed up with the Deputy DA and the Santa Ana Police Department for the following PSA on the dangers of leaving your pet in an unattended hot car.
August 5, 2017
Summer Lovin' at OC Animal Care was a Hit!Our Summer Lovin’ promotion during July was full of sunshine and happiness. The community had a chance to stop by OC Animal Care for $17 cat adoptions during ‘Get Meow-tta Here.’ During the entire month, 343 cats found their purrr-ever homes! We also had a special reduced adoption fee during our ‘Pittie Paw-ty,’ which resulted in 42 pit bull like and pit bull like mixes getting adopted. That’s paw-mazing! Special thanks to everyone who made this summertime promotion one to remember!
August 2, 2017
Congratulations, Volunteer of the Month Jeanne G.!Jeanne has been with our shelter for just over a year but has already made a tremendous impact on our programs. Jeanne has already devoted 320+ hours since joining and has also fostered dogs for our shelter programs for more than 70 days! Jeanne is a lead volunteer in our Kong Enrichment program, devotes a great deal of her time to socializing and walking our dogs as well as assisting at special events. Most recently Jeanne has become a member of our TLC Team who socialize some of our more fearful pups to help them find their furever homes. Please congratulate Jeanne on her first Volunteer of the Month award!
New social media campaign #LoveMyPet/#AmoAMiMascota kicks off on @NBCLA and @Telemundo52
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – (July 31, 2017) – NBC4 Southern California / KNBC and Telemundo 52 Los Angeles / KVEA announced today the return of its pet adoption drive, Clear the Shelters (Desocupar los Albergues). Part of a nationwide campaign, Clear the Shelters involves more than 60 animal shelters and rescue organizations throughout Southern California, offering a reduced adoption fee of $20 on Saturday, August 19.
Clear the Shelters raises awareness about the benefits of pet adoption and aims to reduce the animal overpopulation at local shelters. During the month-long campaign, the stations will cover news stories to spotlight the issue, including the importance of spaying/neutering, the benefits of micro-chipping, and helping families find the right pet for their homes.
The campaign culminates on August 19 when the stations broadcast live on NBC4’s Today in LA at 7 a.m. and Telemundo 52 at shelters throughout the Southland, and continue the coverage all day. News anchors and reporters will be present at several shelters to celebrate with families and their new pets. The evening newscasts will recap the day with success stories and highlights. Additionally, VCA Animal Hospitals health teams will be at the shelters to offer a limited health guarantee and a certificate for a free first exam to all new pet owners to ensure a healthy start.
To further ease shelter overcrowding, the public can adopt animals for $20 in advance on Saturday, August 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr. in Los Angeles, and on Sunday, August 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Citadel Outlets, 100 Citadel Dr. in Los Angeles.
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