Residents of unincorporated areas of the Antelope Valley can get their dogs fixed for as low as $35 and cats for just $45 at the AngelDogs Foundation (www.angeldogsfoundation.org) mobile spay/neuter clinic. The non-profit clinic provides high quality, low cost services at convenient locations in the Antelope Valley.
Acton, Agua Dulce, Lake Los Angeles, Hi Vista, Redman, Sun Village, Pearblossom, Crystalaire, Juniper Hills, Llano, Valyermo, Leona Valley, Green Valley, Lake Elizabeth, Three Points, Fairmont, Lake Hughes, Littlerock, and unincorporated sections of Quartz Hill, Antelope Acres, Lancaster and Palmdale are all included in the voucher program.
“The economy has made it very challenging for many people to abide by the County of Los Angeles ordinance and to be able to afford spay or neuter for their pets,” said Lisa Tipton, director of AngelDogs Foundation. “We are very grateful to County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control and Supervisor Michael Antonovich for allowing us to help the pet owners that really need it the most.”
DACC provides a $50 voucher for qualified low-income dog owners. Supervisor Antonovich granted extra funding for an additional voucher program through DACC that can be used for dogs or cats. Both vouchers can be combined to lower the cost for residents to get their pets fixed, vaccinated and microchipped. For more information about DACC’s voucher program, contact the Department’s Spay and Neuter Division at: (562) 256-7104, Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Qualifications for Los Angeles County vouchers includes proof of low-income status such as government assistance (SSI, unemployment, disability, Medi-Cal, WIC, TANF, California Advantage Card), including seniors over 60. The AngelDogs Foundation call center will pre-qualify pet owners upon scheduling an appointment. Physical proof of residency and low-income status is required at time of spay/neuter appointment for the Los Angeles County DACC vouchers. Vouchers are available directly from AngelDogs Foundation.
Four to six million homeless dogs and cats are killed at United States shelters every year. That number is not only heartbreaking, it’s expensive. In California alone, $300 million taxpayer dollars are spent catching, housing and disposing of unwanted companion animals. Too often the shelters are blamed, when this is a community-wide issue.
“Spaying and neutering pets is the proven solution to reducing the pet overpopulation problem,” Tipton said.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Museum will host the inaugural Haunted "Bones' Gulch" Halloween Attraction on Saturday nights Oct. 1-29. The final night of the attraction will be Sunday, Oct. 30. Proceeds go toward the LASD Museum.
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control would like to remind residents within unincorporated county areas and participating contracted cities that the pet license amnesty period is almost over.
We began our Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism (EDIA) journey nearly two years ago, and while the path ahead was not clearly defined, Health Services leadership was enthusiastically joined by workforce members across our health enterprise in a united commitment to creating a more welcoming, inclusive and proactively anti-racist health care system for our patients, staff and the communities we serve.
College of the Canyons student-athletes Brianna Botello (women's volleyball) and Sam Regez (men's cross coutry) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Sept. 19-24.
Are you hiring? Looking for a new career? The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Center has partnered with College of the Canyons, the city of Santa Clarita and America's Job Centers of California to host a valley-wide job fair at the Canyon Country Community Center Thursday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a virtual webinar on Sept. 28 to update local educational agencies, including district and charter school administrators and classroom educators, on over $3.6 billion in block grants and other resources to promote financial education in California high schools.
Supervisor Kathryn Barger honored the Republic of Artsakh’s Foreign Minister, David Babayan, by presenting a scroll at the Board of Supervisors' meeting to commemorate the alliance and solidarity between Los Angeles County and Artsakh.
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation has taken immediate action to temporarily close Pico Canyon Park, in Stevenson Ranch, until further notice after an aggressive mountain lion was seen in the area.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority is extending the public review period for the Palmdale to Burbank Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement an additional 30 days to Dec. 1, 2022.
A motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger that called for the county to comply with the constitution and report back with non-custodial, secure mental health treatment facility models for incarcerated individuals who cannot be diverted was rejected by the Board of Supervisors.