Long Beach Animal Care Services

LB Animal Care to Help Spay/Nueter 200 Pets in May

Animal Care will provide 200 vouchers so pet owners can spay or neuter their pets in May. Animal Care will provide 200 vouchers so pet owners can spay or neuter their pets in May. Throughout the remainder of May, Long Beach Animal Care Services (ACS) will be distributing spay/neuter vouchers in person at the PD Pitchford Companion Animal Village.

City Implements Three Week Pet Licensing Amnesty Program

dog-pet In an effort to encourage residents to ensure their pet’s license is current, the Long Beach City Council on September 8 voted to implement a one-time amnesty program to waive all late fee penalties and encourage voluntary compliance with the City’s pet licensing program.

Animal Care Services Hosts Low Cost Vaccination and Microchip Clinic; Offers Tips for 4th of July Pet Safety

dog-border-collie The Fourth of July can be a frightening time for animals, with the loud sounds of firecrackers and fireworks often sending pets scurrying out of the house or yard in search of security or shelter. Long Beach Animal Care Services would like to remind all animal owners that they can save themselves, and their pets, a tremendous amount of heartache and anxiety by following a few simple suggestions during the Independence Day weekend.

3 Raccoons Test Positive for Distemper; Residents Urged to Protect Pets

protect pets from raccoons distemper outbreak Long Beach Animal Care Services announced today that three raccoons in Long Beach have tested positive for distemper. Distemper poses no health risk to humans; however, Animal Care Services shares the following tips to help prevent animals from contracting distemper: 

Enter the 6th Annual Valentine’s Card Contest for Shelter Pets

kittens-555822_1280 City of Long Beach Animal Care Services, Haute Dogs, Justin Rudd, and Westerly School of Long Beach are sponsoring the 6th-annual handmade Valentine’s card contest for Long Beach-area students (K-12) to create lovable Valentine’s cards for the 120+ dogs and 50+ cats housed at the Long Beach Animal Care Services shelter.

Police Arrest Sexual Assault Suspect Near San Gabriel Riverbed

Long Beach Crime On August 29, 2014, at approximately 10:35 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to the San Gabriel Riverbed near Pacific Coast Highway to investigate a report of a sexual assault that occurred to a 40-year-old female from Seal Beach, which resulted in the arrest of a male adult.

Rabid Skunk Discovered in Long Beach

skunk The City of Long Beach Health Officer reminds residents to vaccinate their pets and avoid contact with wild animals following confirmation of a case of rabies. The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LBDHHS) confirmed a skunk found on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in the 90815 area of Long Beach tested positive for rabies.

Tips For Pet Safety During The 4th of July

fireworks The Fourth of July can be a frightening time for animals, with the loud sounds of firecrackers and fireworks often sending pets scurrying out of the house or yard in search of security or shelter. Long Beach Animal Care Services reminds all animal owners that they can save themselves and their pets a tremendous amount of heartache and anxiety by following a few simple suggestions:

108 Cats Removed From Vacant Home

cats Long Beach Animal Care Services (ACS) is providing veterinarian care for several dozen cats that were removed from a vacant house. Most of the cats were sick, non-responsive or underweight. Approximately half of the cats were kittens.

Long Beach Animal Care Services Issues Hot Weather Safety Tips for Pets

dogs-and-cats Long Beach Animal Care Services (LBACS) reminds residents to keep all family members, including pets, safe during high temperatures. According to Margaret Lee, Shelter Veterinarian for LBACS, families should practice a few simple tips to keep their pets healthy and safe during the heat:

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