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News ImageJanuary 4, 2018  Owl Rescued by Officer Vosburg!On Wednesday, December 27th, Animal Control Officer Vosburg responded to pick up a screeching owl from a good Samaritan who was holding onto it. Upon arrival, Officer Vosburg learned the owl had fallen from a tree while it was being trimmed. The owl was taken to a rehabilitator and the Dept. of Fish and Wildlife was notified. Thank you for all of your hard work Officer Vosburg!

To learn more about the various wildlife in Orange County, visit: http://www.ocpetinfo.com/services/wildlife

News ImageJanuary 3, 2018  New Shelter Update!The latest drone footage of the new shelter is up! Checkout all of the progress that's been made. This is going to be a very exciting year for OC Animal Care!

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News ImageJanuary 2, 2018  Cats in Need Yorba Linda Re-released 91 cats in December!Cats in Need Yorba Linda Re-released 91 cats in December through our SNR (Spay-Neuter-Release) Program! This brought the feral release totals for 2017 to a whopping 1,302 cats! We can't thank Cats in Need Yorba Linda, staff and volunteers for helping make this possible!

We Spay/Neuter, vaccinate, microchip and notch our community cats’ ears, and release them back into the environment/neighborhood they were originally brought in from through the nonprofit group we work with.

This lifesaving rescue group is always looking for people who can help and make a difference with Orange County's community cats! If you are interested in being a part of this program for local feral kitties, please contact Cats in Need Yorba Linda at (714) 998-6360.

News ImageJanuary 2, 2018  Congratulations Ed, December Volunteer of the Month!Please join us in congratulating Ed on being our volunteer of the month for December 2017. Ed has been with OC Animal Care for just over 2 years and has made a huge impact on our programs. Ed is our lead trainer for all Greeting volunteers, teaching them how to help members of the public arriving to the shelter for the first time. Ed has served more than 265 hours in 2 years and is probably most known for being our super patient Santa Claus for our yearly photo booth! Ed is incredibly gentle and kind to all of the animals he meets and we are so grateful to have him as a part of our volunteer family.

News ImageDecember 29, 2017  New Year's Eve Safety Tips for Your Pets!Fireworks, noisemakers, loud music and all the commotion on New Year's Eve can be frightening and even dangerous for your furry friends. Checkout some of these safety tips to make sure you and four-legged family members have a safe and happy night. From everyone at OC Animal Care, we wish you a happy and safe New Years!

Keep Your Pet Indoors
-New Year's Eve and the days following are some of the busiest times at OC Animal Care. Pets escape from their homes because they’re afraid of loud noises from fireworks. The best way to keep your pets safe is to keep them indoors and in their own room if possible.
-If you allow your pet outside to go to the bathroom, make sure your yard is secure or your pet stays on a leash. Noises from fireworks can be intimidating and cause a scared dog to find the smallest opening in a fence and escape.
-Even if your pet doesn't seem upset by fireworks, they can still cause harm to pets if burned or if they accidentally ingest them.

Create a Safe and Calm Environment
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If you’re having guests over or throwing a party, create a “safe” place for your pet to go if they feel overwhelmed such as a room that is off-limits or a familiar crate with their favorite toys or blanket. Play calming music and keep the room as quiet as possible by closing doors, windows and blinds.
-While celebrating, it’s easy to forget that loud noises and celebratory poppers or noisemakers can scare your furry friends.

Keep Toxic Foods, Drinks and Decorations out of Reach
-Alcoholic beverages are very toxic to pets. Some people won’t know this and may leave a cup in a place where your pet can get to it. Many rich foods are not good for your pet and can be toxic, such as chocolate. ( View PDF )
February 6, 2018
7:00 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.
March 6, 2018
7:00 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.
April 3, 2018
7:00 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.
May 1, 2018
7:00 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.
June 5, 2018
7:00 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.