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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Tag design contest winner is announced

Your favorite new tag design! When DocuPet became our pet licensing tag provider, a contest for Osceola County children to design a new pet license tag for Animal Services began. The new tag design choices were all created by local children between the ages of three and nine. Voting by the public took place through […]