On any given day, Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) accepts dozens of canine and cats in need of a home. Please browse our website to be taught extra about our animal clinic and the providers we provide for companion animals in New Port Richey and the encircling areas. Read info in our Pet Library , view movies, take a virtual tour of our veterinary hospital, learn testimonials, and find details about upcoming events. Please call our workplace in the present day at 727-233-7323 for all of your pet well being care wants.
As a result of domesticated animals retain lots of their primary instincts and drives however aren’t in a position to survive on their own in the wild, canines, cats, or birds, whose strongest desire is to be free, should be confined to homes, yards, or cages for their own security.
Though our on-line database is up to date each day, we always have new animals coming to the shelter and infrequently have more pets on the shelter than seem online. Adoptions happen shortly, so we cannot assure the provision of all animals listed beneath.
All animals placed in our adoption program are evaluated for well being and temperament. As a result of the animals in our shelter are often stray, with no known medical history, it’s possible that some might not present signs of illness till a number of weeks after adoption. For this reason, we strongly encourage you to take your new pet to your veterinarian as quickly as attainable to observe up on all necessary vaccinations. If you do not have a veterinarian, select from the checklist of veterinarians that will perform the first exam freed from cost. Confer with What is included in the adoption and what’s the course of? (above).
Time is of the essence if you end up trying to find your misplaced pet, particularly in case your pet is not sporting a Broward County Rabies Registration Tag or is with no tattoo or microchip containing identification information. We are required to carry lost pets with identification for five days (not together with holidays and when the shelter is closed) and animals with out identification for 3 days, in the hopes that they can be reunited with their owners and keep away from euthanasia.