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What is animal foster care? Animal foster care is when a member of the community takes in an animal temporarily, from short term (a few days) to long term (three or more months). Most foster placements are from two to five weeks. Animals that have been in foster care tend to be adopted quickly. Who […]

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Osceola County Animal Services is pleased to have been chosen as a 2017 grant recipient for the Florida Animal Friend annual grant award. Please support spay and neuter by purchasing a Florida Animal Friend Spay and Neuter license plate and help fix the problem of pet overpopulation! Click here to find out more about getting […]

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Save the date! Saturday, April 14th from 10am to 2pm – with extended shelter adoption hours until 5pm! Event sponsors, prize donations, informational table sign ups, rescue partners, and animal demonstrators.  

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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 […]