Holiday sleepover poster

Foster a dog during the upcoming holiday! Short term fostering opportunities available now. The upcoming holiday is a great opportunity to host a shelter dog for a short time. Participants in the Holiday Sleepover program will be: provided with a dog to enjoy over the holiday provided with all food, bedding toys and other needs […]

CLASS dog training collage June 2022

Our dogs have CLASS at Osceola County Animal Services! Canine Life and Social Skills (C.L.A.S.S.) is a program developed by the Association of Professional Dog Trainers to benefit pet owners, dogs of all ages, and everyone in the community! Dogs earn their B.A. or even a PhD in doggie social skills throughout the program. Osceola […]

Help the neediest pets poster

We need your help to assist us in saving Osceola County’s neediest pets! Acero is doing well and we will be picking him up and transporting him to Mill Creek Equine Sanctuary in Alachua, Florida, to live out his life. Acero is a example of the forgiving nature of animals and the resiliency they have […]

Support Spay and Neuter programs tag flyer.

Osceola County Animal Services is pleased to have been chosen as a grant recipient for the Florida Animal Friend annual grant award. Each time someone purchases a spay and neuter license plate, Florida Animal Friend receives $25. They exclusively use that sum to fund free and low-cost spay and neuter programs across the state. And […]

Ongoing adoption specials poster

We have adoption specials from time to time, but we also have ongoing specials every day that we are open! Long timers – $10.00 adoption fee If a pet has been on the adoption floor for more than two weeks, it is considered a long timer. All of the long timers have been assessed for […]

Tee shirt sales that benefit our pets poster

Here is a way to help the pets at the shelter and make a statement of support for animals at the same time! All proceeds from tee shirt sales are used to support the following programs: foster medical enrichment We have available three unique tee shirts, each available in different colors and styles. Click on […]

Rescued pets from Hurricane Ida collage

Osceola County News Release For immediate distribution Osceola County Communications 407-742-0100 September 16, 2021 PR21-93 Osceola County Joins Florida Shelters to Rescue Pets from Ida Osceola County, Florida – Osceola County Animal Services has opened its doors to some of 200 dogs and cats from the hurricane-ravaged areas of Louisiana and Mississippi. “Having weathered a […]

Welcome Petsmart Charities poster

What is it? A low cost vet clinic to serve Osceola County’s under resourced communities. Grand opening was on Monday, August 9 at 10:00 am. Background: The clinic was made possible through a PetSmart Charities grant of $150,000 awarded to Osceola County to help purchase much needed equipment and offset operational costs. Osceola County Animal […]

Animal and human abuse poster

Animal cruelty is related to cruelty to humans. For many years, research into the relationship between animal cruelty and cruelty to humans has been conducted around the world. The conclusion is clear: there is a  link. Some examples of this research from the Animal Legal Defense fund are below. A 1997 study by the Massachusetts […]