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    News ImageAugust 11, 2020  RHDV2 Update!Rabbit Hemorrhagic Diseased Virus 2 (RHDV2) is a deadly rabbit disease that has been identified in Orange County.

    Due to Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus 2, OC Animal Care is not accepting owner surrendered or healthy stray rabbits at this time.

    Please see the FAQ on RDHV for additional information on this disease.
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    News ImageAugust 11, 2020  Attention: Orange Residence Licensing Fee ChangeThe City of Orange increased their fees for dog licensing on July of 2020.

    • Spay/Neuter Dog- $36.00
    • Puppy (Less than 6 months)- $36.00.
    • Senior (60+), Spayed/Neutered Dog- $18.00
    • Military Discount- $18.00
    • Non-Spayed/Neutered Dog- $159.00

    Orange residents having their dog license renewal due prior to November 1st, 2020 can still pay the prior fees. (Please do not license on our website, new fees have been updated)

    You can mail in your renewal or call our Licensing Department at 714-935-6848 to pay over the phone (Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm).
    News ImageJuly 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.

    For more information about RDHDV2 including symptoms and how to help control the spread of the virus check out the CDFA Website and CDFA RHDV2 Factsheet

    For information about how to keep your rabbits safe check out the CDFA Biosecurity Recommendations

    For updated information about the affected areas visit the dedicated USDA Map


    News ImageJune 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. ( View PDF )
    News ImageMay 11, 2020  Pet Food ServicesDo you need help providing food for your pets?? Checkout the list of food pantries below in Orange County that can help!

    Friendly reminder, please call in advance or visit the listed organization's websites to confirm that pet food services will be available on that day.

    Thank you!
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    August 11, 2020
    11:00 AMClear 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.

    -Thinking about adopting? Check out a list of available animals at: http://petadoption.ocpetinfo.com/Adopt/
    (please note regular adoption fees apply)

    -Can't adopt but would like to donate? Checkout our Amazon Wishlist at: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1RLVXG7Y9HMNV?ref_=wl_share
    August 12, 2020
    11:00 AMClear 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.

    -Thinking about adopting? Check out a list of available animals at: http://petadoption.ocpetinfo.com/Adopt/
    (please note regular adoption fees apply)

    -Can't adopt but would like to donate? Checkout our Amazon Wishlist at: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1RLVXG7Y9HMNV?ref_=wl_share
    August 13, 2020
    11:00 AMClear 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.

    -Thinking about adopting? Check out a list of available animals at: http://petadoption.ocpetinfo.com/Adopt/
    (please note regular adoption fees apply)

    -Can't adopt but would like to donate? Checkout our Amazon Wishlist at: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1RLVXG7Y9HMNV?ref_=wl_share
    August 14, 2020
    11:00 AMClear 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.

    -Thinking about adopting? Check out a list of available animals at: http://petadoption.ocpetinfo.com/Adopt/
    (please note regular adoption fees apply)

    -Can't adopt but would like to donate? Checkout our Amazon Wishlist at: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1RLVXG7Y9HMNV?ref_=wl_share
    August 15, 2020
    11:00 AMClear 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.

    -Thinking about adopting? Check out a list of available animals at: http://petadoption.ocpetinfo.com/Adopt/
    (please note regular adoption fees apply)

    -Can't adopt but would like to donate? Checkout our Amazon Wishlist at: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1RLVXG7Y9HMNV?ref_=wl_share