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Public Health Reminds Residents to Protect Against Flea-Borne Typhus

Public Health Reminds Residents to Protect Against Flea-Borne Typhus 150 150 Animal Care and Control

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) reminds residents to take action to protect themselves from flea-borne typhus by using flea control products on pets and avoiding wild or stray animals. Typhus is endemic in Los Angeles County and, in recent years, the average number of reported cases has doubled to nearly 60 cases per year. In 2018, there have been 63 cases of typhus countywide.

https://animalcare.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Typhus-Media-Release.pdf

Thank You for Your Email & Concern About Precious!!

Thank You for Your Email & Concern About Precious!! 150 150 Animal Care and Control

A dog impounded by the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC). We recognize that Precious’ case has garnered a lot of public attention and would like to provide clarifying information.

https://animalcare.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Precious-web-response.pdf

County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control Teams Up with ASPCA and Bumble to Help Local Dogs Find Homes this October

County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control Teams Up with ASPCA and Bumble to Help Local Dogs Find Homes this October 150 150 Animal Care and Control

This October, during Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) will be participating in the ASPCA®’s (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) national #FindYourFido initiative, a campaign focused on harnessing social media to expand awareness of dogs available for adoption in shelters and help them find safe and loving homes.

https://animalcare.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Find-Your-Fido-Bumble-Local-Market-Press-Release-Final.pdf

Rooster Ordinance Approved Today

Rooster Ordinance Approved Today 150 150 Animal Care and Control

Today the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance to limit the keeping of roosters in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. This important action was taken to curtail ongoing problems with illegal cockfighting and associated criminal activities, improve quality of life for residents, and reduce complaints of noise and odor associated with keeping large numbers of roosters.

https://animalcare.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Press-Release-09-25-18-Final-Rooster-Ordinance.pdf

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH-DON’T FORGET ABOUT YOUR PETS!

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH-DON’T FORGET ABOUT YOUR PETS! 150 150 Animal Care and Control

LONG BEACH, Calif. – County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) encourages all pet owners to be prepared before disaster strikes. Southern California is subject to many types of natural disasters such as wildfires, earthquakes, and floods. Local emergencies such as power outages, chemical spills, or other events can also disrupt normal activities. Being prepared for these situations will help you protect your pet.

https://animalcare.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/NEPM-Press-Release.pdf

AMENDMENTS TO LOS ANGELES COUNTY CODE, TITLE 10 – ANIMALS

AMENDMENTS TO LOS ANGELES COUNTY CODE, TITLE 10 – ANIMALS 150 150 Animal Care and Control

Approval of the recommended amendments to Los Angeles County Code Title 10 - Animals to add provisions relating to the keeping of roosters in the County of Los Angeles. 

https://animalcare.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Filed-Brd-Ltr-CAS11810FinalDocument.pdf

POOCHES IN THE POOL EVENT – UPDATE

POOCHES IN THE POOL EVENT – UPDATE 150 150 Animal Care and Control

NEW LOCATION ADDED FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY POOCHES IN THE POOL EVENT THIS LABOR DAY!

https://animalcare.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Pooches-in-the-Pool-Event_Updated.pdf

POOCHES IN THE POOL EVENT

POOCHES IN THE POOL EVENT 150 150 Animal Care and Control

PUBLIC INVITED TO BRING THEIR DOGS TO COOL OFF IN SIX LOS ANGELES COUNTY SWIMMING POOLS AS PART OF POOCHES IN THE POOL EVENT THIS LABOR DAY!

https://animalcare.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Pooches-in-the-Pool-Event.pdf

2018 Clear the Shelters Event Provides New Homes for 942 Los Angeles County Animals

2018 Clear the Shelters Event Provides New Homes for 942 Los Angeles County Animals 150 150 Animal Care and Control

LONG BEACH, Calif. – County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) is thrilled to announce final adoption numbers for the 2018 Clear the Shelters event.  The results were outstanding. DACC had 591 dog adoptions, 9 rabbit adoptions, and 342 cat adoptions, totaling 942 adoptions! 

https://animalcare.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Press-Release-08.23.18-Final.pdf

Mayor of Maywood Ramon Mojarro Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty

Mayor of Maywood Ramon Mojarro Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty 150 150 Animal Care and Control

LONG BEACH, Calif. – On February 9, 2015, a 5 year old female, brown, Pit bull mix named Hershey was relinquished to staff at the Downey Animal Care Center by an employee of Ramon Medina Mojarro. Hershey was immediately examined and considered irremediably suffering on intake, so Downey staff humanely euthanized Hershey.

https://animalcare.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Release-Final08.22.18MaywoodMayor.pdf
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