[Sign Up Now] to Receive Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail

SCVNews.com | Animal Control Checking for Rabies Shots & More in Castaic | 07-23-2013
Inside
Weather
Santa Clarita CA
Clear
Clear
72°F
 
Calendar
Today in
S.C.V. History
June 30
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pichess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]


laanimalcare_dacc_animalcontrolOfficers from the Department of Animal Care and Control will be in the unincorporated area of Castaic beginning July 31, checking for current rabies vaccinations, ensuring residents are in compliance with licensing requirements as well as the mandatory spay/neuter and microchip ordinance. California State law requires that all dogs and cats over the age of four months be vaccinated against rabies and be licensed. Securing a dog or cat license is an important part of identification and can assist animal control agencies if your pet becomes lost.

Pet owners are advised to be in compliance with licensing and the mandatory spay/neuter and microchip ordinance if they reside in any unincorporated area of Los Angeles County (or contract city that has adopted the County’s ordinance). Residents not in compliance will be subject to license fees and delinquency charges, including a $40 field enforcement fee, to offset the cost of the Department’s field services. In order to avoid penalties, be sure to license your pet. You can secure a new animal license by printing the application online at animalcare.lacounty.gov, or visiting your local County animal care center. If your license is not delinquent, you can also renew it through the Internet.

DACC offers low cost vaccination/microchips clinics (microchips are now $15, which includes AVID registration) and low cost assistance (for individuals who qualify) for spay and neuter surgeries. Please visit our website animalcare.lacounty.gov or stop by your local County animal care center for more information about these services.

For more information about DACC, find us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/CountyofLosAngelesAnimalCare.

Comment On This Story
COMMENT POLICY: We welcome comments from individuals and businesses. All comments are moderated. Comments are subject to rejection if they are vulgar, combative, or in poor taste.
REAL NAMES ONLY: All posters must use their real individual or business name. This applies equally to Twitter account holders who use a nickname.

No Comments

    Related Content
    L.A. COUNTY HEADLINES
    Monday, Jun 29, 2015
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to continue funding for Santa Clarita Transit bus service in the unincorporated areas of Santa Clarita.
    Friday, Jun 19, 2015
    The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will be hosting “Coffee with the Captain” for the residents of Canyon Country on June 25th at Starbucks, located at 16548 Soledad Canyon Rd. (on the corner of Sand Canyon Rd.) from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
    Thursday, Jun 18, 2015
    You've heard of the marriage tax penalty - but what about the wedding fee?
    Thursday, Jun 18, 2015
    A Lake Los Angeles woman was charged Thursday with killing her 59-year-old boyfriend by striking him in the head with cans of food
    Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved more than $12.7 million Tuesday as the first installment to replace the County Assessor’s antiquated technology systems.
    Friend Activity

    Latest Additions to SCVNews.com
    All of this high humidity will do nothing to stop a wildfire, should someone be stupid enough to use any type of fireworks in the Santa Clarita Valley. There are huge displays of fireworks all over our valley this weekend. We don’t need a repeat of last week.
    Fool’s Fuel | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
    1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pichess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
    Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a Stevenson Ranch woman is facing 97 months in prison and over $1 million in restitution fees. Plus, CalArts has been ranked as the number one animation school in the U.S. Click the link to see those stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
    SCV NewsBreak for Monday, June 29, 2015
    The Ridge Fire began as a house fire near southbound Interstate 5 and spread to brush near Lake Hughes Road in Castaic.
    Castaic Ridge Fire is Fully Contained
    The Calgrove Fire shut down the William S. Hart Museum last week, and it has yet to be reopened as of Monday afternoon.
    Hart-ifacts Evacuated for Calgrove Fire
    Here's what's happening at the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce this week.
    SCV Chamber This Week (6-29-2015)
    State Board of Equalization Vice Chair George Runner and Member Fiona Ma are co-sponsoring a resolution (AJR 25) that calls on the president and Congress to support policies allowing banks and credit unions to provide financial services to those in the medical cannabis industry. Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Antelope Valley, is the author of the resolution, and Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is a principal co-author.
    Lackey, Wilk, Runner Call on Congress to Allow Cannabis Company Bank Accounts
    Southern California Edison is reporting an unscheduled power outage that's affecting 81 customers in Canyon Country.
    Equipment Trouble Knocks Out Power in Canyon Country
    A Stevenson Ranch woman was sentenced Monday to serve 97 months in prison for her role in a fraud scheme that resulted in $3.5 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare and Medi-Cal.
    Stevenson Ranch Woman Gets 97 Months for Medicare Fraud
    California Institute of the Arts in Valencia is the No. 1 school for animation in the United States, according to a new survey from Animation Career Review, a leading online source for aspiring animators, game developers and digital artists.
    CalArts Ranked No. 1 in U.S. for Animation
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to continue funding for Santa Clarita Transit bus service in the unincorporated areas of Santa Clarita.
    County Share of Local Transit Funding Up for Approval
    Despite our best efforts, the prosecution of cases is not perfect. In a few instances, new evidence is discovered after the fact and, on rare occasions, mistakes are found. Therefore, whenever we receive new credible information that may exonerate a person, the responsibility is on us, as prosecutors, to re-examine the facts and, if appropriate, to vacate a wrongful conviction.
    Why We Need Conviction Review | Commentary by Jackie Lacey
    Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today the creation of a new unit to review wrongful conviction claims made by defendants.
    DA Creates Unit to Review Claims of Wrongful Conviction
    Child & Family Center has received a Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California Community Grant in the amount of $16,610 to purchase therapeutic equipment and toys for Child & Family's Bright Beginnings Therapeutic Preschool as well as other programs which help young children at the Center.
    Ronald McDonald House $upports Child & Family Center
    A woman was assaulted and her purse stolen on Monday afternoon near Magic Mountain Parkway and Valencia Boulevard.
    2 Purse Snatchings Reported in Valencia
    Santa Clarita residents are invited to celebrate Independence Day with a series of patriotic events taking place throughout Santa Clarita on Saturday, July 4.
    Santa Clarita’s July 4 Lineup
    Junior Mariah Linear drew the concept and artist Randall Williams worked with her and other students to create the new campus mural. Golden Valley High School held a contest to find the image that best represented the DFYIT (Drug-Free Youth In Town) program.
    Students Unveil Anti-Drug Mural at Golden Valley High
    Assemblyman Scott Wilk honored Lloyd “Lou” Lubensky of Santa Clarita last week as the 38th Assembly District’s “Veteran of the Year.”
    Wilk Honors SCV’s Lubensky as Veteran of Year
    Four arrests were made at a Friday night checkpoint in Newhall including one for child endangerment, and a fifth person was cited for an open container.
    4 Arrests at Friday Night Checkpoint; 1 for Child Endangerment
    George Runner represents the Santa Clarita Valley on the California Board of Equalization.
    News from George Runner, BOE (6-29-2015)
    Fran Pavley represents western portions of the Santa Clarita Valley in the state Senate.
    News from Sen. Fran Pavley (6-29-2015)
    Why would the California High-Speed Rail Authority hire the same guy who managed the Bay Bridge project for Caltrans and understated the costs of that project to the Legislature?
    Enough Secrets
    1978 - Colossus coaster opens at Magic Mountain [watch it being built]
    Longtime Santa Clarita Valley resident Dominick Rivetti is scheduled to appear before the Beverly Hills City Council on Tuesday to authorize an employment agreement to serve as interim police chief.
    SCV’s Rivetti to Serve as Interim Police Chief in Beverly Hills