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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Giving Tuesday donation poster

Osceola County Animal Services is participating in the world-wide celebration of giving; Giving Tuesday.  Begun in 2012, Giving Tuesday simply encourages people to do good. In 2018, this event garnered 3,600,000 individual gifts with a value of about $400,000,000. Osceola County Animal Services hopes that the community will participate and assist us by either donating […]

LEASH - Let every animal stay at home flyer.

We want to help you keep your pet or get a new one! Get information about lost and found Pets. Get information about adopting from us. LEASH page  

Commissioner holding special dog.

There are many wonderful pets available for adoption at Osceola County Animal Services. Commissioner Cheryl Grieb is at the Shelter and she would like to introduce you to one very special pup named Delilah. She is a 4-month old mixed breed puppy with special needs. The shelter is looking for donations to help purchase a […]

Photo of two kittens

Osceola County has a community cat problem, which means we have a large number of free roaming, intact and unvaccinated cats. Each year, particularly in the spring and summer, residents turn in to the shelter hundreds of kittens that are born to these community cats. These cats may be stray, feral, or owned. Thanks to our robust foster care […]

LEASH - Let every animal stay at home flyer.

We want to help you keep your pet or get a new one!   Get information about rehoming your pet. Get information about lost and found Pets. Get information about adopting from us.

Photo of cat and dog

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 […]