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Orange County Animal Services is temporarily closed due to COVID-19 and looks forward to reopening soon.

Orange County Animal Services is currently closed to the public and only offering essential services. If you have found a stray pet and need to bring him/her to the shelter, please feel welcome to do so during the normal hours of operation, which are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. through 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. through 5 p.m.

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Latest News

Animal Services Continues Enrichment with Addition of New Training Class

Animal Services has made several progressive changes to benefit the animal community in the recent decade and the addition of the obedience training class is another the shelter believes will result in substantial change.

Orange County Animal Services Announces 2018 Milestones

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) released their 2018 statistics, highlighting another record year for adoptions, administration services, social media outreach and more.

Calling All Animal Lovers! Orange County Animal Services To Host Barktoberfest

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) invites all animal lovers to join them this Sunday, Nov. 19 for the shelter’s sixth annual Barktoberfest adoption event at Lake Eola between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Orange County Animal Services Breaks All-Time Adoption Record

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) is pleased to announce 922 adoptions in the month of July, the highest number of pet adoptions in the agency’s 48-year history.

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Board of County Commissioners Promote Lake Walk Program at Orange County Animal Services

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Board of County Commissioners made a special visit to Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) in an effort to help garner interest and attention for the shelter’s Lake Walk expansion project.

Orange County Animal Services Helped by Caring Volunteers as Adoption Numbers Soar

Every year, nearly 20,000 dogs and cats enter Orange County Animal Services (OCAS). The majority of these animals are strays with no known background.

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