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PR17-99 Osceola County, Florida– At the request of the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), Osceola County Animal Services received 17 homeless dogs displaced by Hurricane Maria in St. Croix on Thursday. The ASPCA is collaborating with the Pittsburgh Aviation Animal Rescue Team to transport a total of 95 cats and dogs from the ASPCA’s […]

T.R.E.A.T.S. is a partnership between Osceola County Animal Services and the Transition House in Kissimmee. The dogs in the program receive training and extra attention for enhanced adoptability. This training includes, but is not limited to: Crate training Housebreaking Behavior Walking on a leash Obedience Some tricks The trainers gain some of the skills necessary […]

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Osceola County, Florida– In an effort to reduce the number of pets that wind up at the Osceola County Animal Services shelter on a daily basis, a new, “managed intake” program will launch on October 16. What is managed intake? It is a way for Animal Services to avoid heavy influxes of owned pets coming […]

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Due to Hurricane Irma, parts of our county are flooding and requiring mandatory evacuation. On Wednesday September 13th, we will be open for servicing lost pets and adoptions only. Please be patient with us as we continue to serve our county and do the best that we can for our citizens and their pets. For […]

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Osceola County Animal Services will open Tuesday September 12th to service lost pet reports and reunite owners with lost pets. We are only open for pick up of lost pets. We will reopen fully Wednesday September 13th with all services. Please call 407-742-8000 with any questions. We want to reunite pets with their families as […]

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Hurricane season is here and while most Floridians know to prepare a hurricane kit for themselves, sometimes making preparations for our pets can be an afterthought. In this information piece, Shelter Volunteer/Community Outreach Coordinator Tami Solano has information on how you can prepare a hurricane kit for your pet so that everyone is prepared for […]

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Osceola County, Florida – With recent cases of the H3N2 Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) in the state of Florida, officials from Osceola County Animal Services are urging residents to know the signs and take precautions to prevent the spread of this potentially deadly disease. The University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine advises that CIV is […]