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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Welcome Petsmart Charities poster

New low cost veterinary clinic to open in Osceola County thanks to a unique partnership The goal of the partnership between the County, Protectors of Companion Animals, the School District, and PetSmart Charities is to offer services to pet owners and their pets that would not otherwise be accessible. The clinic will operate part-time, three […]

Close up photo of an orange cat's eye.

Trap/remove/kill versus Trap/neuter/vaccinate/return and Shelter/neuter/vaccinate return: Kim Staton, Director We receive a variety of calls related to cats in Osceola County and what is very clear is that there is tremendous confusion about how these cats can be and are dealt with in our community. In 2016, Osceola County Animal Services discontinued picking up stray […]

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. Please support spay and neuter by purchasing a Florida Animal Friend Spay and Neuter license plate and help fix the problem of pet overpopulation! Get a Spay and Neuter tag.

Sir Phillip the horse in his pasture at Mill Creek Farm in Alachua, Florida

About Sir Phillip’s journey to his forever home Sir Phillip is a 20 year old Paso Fino gelding. He was rescued by our Animal Control Officers in January of 2020. When found as a stray animal, Sir Phillip was  malnourished and underweight. He was brought back to our St Cloud facility and took up residence […]

t shirt fundraiser poster

Buy a tee shirt – help  our foster and adoption programs. Our goal with this fundraiser is to raise awareness of the importance of supporting your local animal shelter and to help raise funds for life saving programs such as adoption and foster. These programs can be quite expensive. For example, fosters require: special food […]