Animal Services

Mayor Demings is being shown a baby bat while Commissioner Gomez Cordero stands behind him and peeks over his shoulder.
Two employees interacting with a dog and chatting, while a woman in the background plays with another dog. They're outside on a grassy patch.

Animal Services Continues Enrichment with Addition of New Training Class

Orange County Animal Services has now entered its 50th year in operation. Animal sheltering has drastically evolved since that time, when initially the sole...

A man kneeling and embracing a large dog while smiling. The two of them are outside in one of Orange County Animal Services' play areas.

Orange County Animal Services Announces 2018 Milestones

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) released their 2018 statistics, highlighting another record year for adoptions, administration services, social media outreach and more. Shelter...

Orange County residents at the 2018 Barktoberfest event.

Barktoberfest Wags its Way to Lake Eola Park

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) hosted their 2018 Barktoberfest on Saturday, Nov. 18 at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando. The...

Ribbon cutting photo with the Mayor
Local Resident Donates Almost 50K to Treat Dogs with Heartworm at Orange County Animal Services

Local Resident Donates Almost 50K to Treat Dogs with Heartworm at Orange County Animal Services

One can safely say Orange County resident Jackie Webb is an avid animal lover. About a decade ago, Webb started donating food and money...

Commissioner Thompson and other leaders standing for a photo on a lawn

Orange County Commissioner Jennifer Thompson Hosts Community Celebration at Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge

Community celebrations are meant to bring residents and officials together to acknowledge projects that have either already been completed or are about to start....

OCAS employees at Florida Animal Control Association Conference

Orange County Animal Services Shine at Florida Animal Control Association Conference

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) was recently recognized for their continued service and dedication to the community at the Florida Animal Control Association’s (FACA)...

2-14-18 OCAS Heartworm

Orange County Animal Services Program Helps Homeless Dogs Find Homes by Focusing on the Heart

On any given day, Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) accepts dozens of dogs and cats in need of a home. Animals that arrive at...