Animals and Pets

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...

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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....

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Mayor Teresa Jacobs at Orange County Animal Services

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Board of County Commissioners Promote Lake Walk Program at Orange County Animal Services

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Board of County Commissioners made a special visit to Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) in an effort to help...

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Orange County Experience Graduates Fifth Class in 2016

Orange County Experience Graduates Fifth Class in 2016

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs congratulates the fifth graduating class from the Orange County Experience program. The Orange County Experience, an 11-week educational program...

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Orange County Animal Services’ New Adoption Program for Veterans Proves Successful

Orange County Animal Services’ New Adoption Program for Veterans Proves Successful

This Veterans Day, Curtis, a retired Navy veteran, stepped into Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) in search of a new friend.

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Citizens Honored at 2016 Orange County Community Conference

Citizens Honored at 2016 Orange County Community Conference

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Board of County Commissioners recognized several Community Champions and the Distinguished Citizen of the Year at the...

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Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge Celebrates “Animal-versary”

Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge Celebrates “Animal-versary”

Community leaders and local citizens came together to celebrate the three-year “animal-versary” of the Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge (BTN) at Eagles Roost Park...

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Orange County Urges Pet Owners to Prepare Ahead of Storm Season

Orange County Urges Pet Owners to Prepare Ahead of Storm Season

Rain or shine, no matter the season, pet owners should be prepared with extra supplies and a plan of action for their pets in...

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Emergency Preparedness for Orange County’s Special Needs Community

Emergency Preparedness for Orange County’s Special Needs Community

The damage caused by forces of nature such as hurricanes, tornadoes and floods can present real challenges for Orange County citizens who have physical,...

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