Hurricane season warning poster

June 1 was the beginning of hurricane season and it lasts all the way through November. Given the weather disturbances we have already had in May, this year is setting up to a busy season. It is so important for pet owners to prepare in advance for their pets in the event of a disaster, […]

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 […]

Helping Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando

On the evening of September 15, a fire broke out at the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando Conroy Road facility. Although all of the dogs were rescued from the fire, it appears that a number of cats perished in the devastating blaze. At this time, the animals that were housed in Orlando have been moved […]

Clear the Shelters 2021 poster

Adoption fees for all dogs and cats: $20.00* Once again, Osceola County Animal Services will be participating in the annual Clear the Shelters event. This is the seventh consecutive year that NBC and Telemundo owned stations present their popular pet adoption campaign to communities nationwide in partnership with affiliate stations and shelters/rescues. NBC Universal Local […]

July 4 pet safety poster

It is recommended that pet owners take the following steps to keep their pets safe this Independence Day holiday: Be sure that your pet’s license and shots are up to date. Be sure that your pet is wearing its tag. Click here if you need to get one. Update any microchip information online. Do not […]

Hurricane season warning poster

June 1 was the beginning of hurricane season and it lasts all the way through November. Given the weather disturbances we have already had in May, this year is setting up to a busy season. It is so important for pet owners to prepare in advance for their pets in the event of a disaster, […]

May 2021 special

Each adoption fee during May, 2021 will be 50% off when the adopter shows their Osceola County Library System card! Cats, regularly $60.00, will adopt out for $30.00. Dogs, regularly $75.00, will adopt out for $37.00. Yet another benefit of having this card – and the card is free for all Osceola County residents! If […]

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 […]

DocuPet HomeSafe program poster

The HomeSafe™ Lost Pet System is an online tool that ties your pet’s unique tag number to their online profile. This means that if anyone finds your pet, they can easily visit our site, enter the number found on your pet’s tag, and immediately get access to the contact information you have chosen to provide. […]