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  • Pop-up Veterinarians Will Look at Your Pet for Free at Morgan Park in Baldwin Park on October 22

    Department of Animal Care and Control

    The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) in partnership with the City of Baldwin Park, invites the public to bring their furry friends to a special Vet @ The Park event on Sunday, October 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Morgan Park for free veterinarian services and more. The event, also supported by the Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation and Wallis Annenberg PetSpace, will feature a pop-up veterinarian clinic offering a wide range of free services to Baldwin...

  • How to Keep Pets Safe During Winter Storms

    Department of Animal Care and Control|Jan 18, 2023

    As the storms continue to affect Southern California, keeping dry and safe has been a goal for most families and this includes making sure that their furry family members are out of harm's way. Inclement weather can create an unsafe environment as well as cause anxiety and stress to some pets. LA County's Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) and the Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation have some advice on how to keep pets safe and secure. Keep pets indoors as much as possible and...

  • Don't Bring Your Pet to a Shelter - Rehome with New County Website "Home to Home"

    Department of Animal Care and Control|Sep 23, 2021

    Editor’s note: As Covid (hopefully) ameliorates, people are not spending as much time at home with their pets. Some have chosen to surrender those pets to shelters. Home To Home is a national program that is used among animal shelters and rescues across the United States. They wrote this press release, in conjunction with the LA County Dept of Animal Care and Control. The animals depicted on this page, are not necessarily available for adoption. One of the toughest decisions a pet owner can f...

  • Make an Evacuation Plan for Your Pets in Advance of Wildfire Season

    LA County Department of Animal Care and Control|May 15, 2021

    With summer and warmer temperatures around the corner, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) reminds all pet owners to prepare for wildfire season. Preparing in advance and making an emergency plan can make all the difference when faced with evacuation during a wildfire incident. While DACC encourages all pet owners to prepare, DACC encourages guardians of livestock and horses to be mindful of the additional challenges and considerations these animals require. Ten...