SANTA ANA, CA (January 29, 2014) – SAPD Animal Services and police officers serve search warrant on residence that reportedly contains several hundred snakes. Continue reading
SANTA ANA, CA (January 29, 2014) – SAPD Animal Services and police officers serve search warrant on residence that reportedly contains several hundred snakes.
Animal Services began their investigation upon receiving complaints from neighbors about the foul odor emitting from the home. Continue reading
Meet Your Mature Match
Come to the Meet Your Mature Match adoption event hosted by OC Animal Care on Saturday, October 26 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM for FREE adoptions on pets ages 4 and older! The free adoption does not include microchip and license.
This event will be held at OC Animal Care at 561 The City Drive, in Orange. Continue reading
Rent.com has compiled its list of the Top 10 Dog-Friendly Cities in America. The scores were based on factors like rental inventory, walkability, pet care costs, dog parks, and other dog-friendly establishments and events, according to the California City News.
As you might imagine Santa Ana did not make that list. Our city has zero dog parks. But here is how the other cities shape up: Continue reading
OC Animal Care and the Animals for Armed Forces Foundation would like to honor and say thank you to our dedicated service men and women by providing free pet adoptions* during a special free event set for Saturday May 25, 2013, from 10:00 am-5:00 pm, at OC Animal Care, 561 The City Dr. South, in Orange.
*Please note that the free adoption does not include the cost of the dog license or microchip. Limit 2 animals for household. Discount applies to the first 100 animals adopted. Continue reading
All adopted dogs, cats and bunnies will receive a free spay/neuter ($40 – $50 discount) during the entire event. Also, stop by the bake sale, pet tag and information booths between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. for goodies and information. Continue reading
Santa Ana Police Department Community Advisory: Low Cost Pet Clinic March 4, 2013
The Santa Ana Police Department will be hosting a Low Cost Pet Clinic on March 4, 2013, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, at Godinez High School, in their parking area. SAPD Animal Services will also be selling and renewing pet licenses at this event.
Event details: Continue reading
Fall Events at the OC Fair & Event Center Features Competitive Fights, Arts, Crafts, Reptiles and Holiday Celebrations
The OC Fair & Event Center (OCFEC) will have a busy Fall season with four nights of Fight Club OC, 14 days of arts and crafts, a new reptile show and more. Here is the full Fall event calendar: Continue reading
Santa Ana Police Department Advisory: Turtle Burglary in southeast portion of Santa Ana
On September 2nd, 2012 a group of suspects entered the yard and building of a reptile supply business in the southeast portion of Santa Ana. One suspect stole about 10 “Ornate Wood” turtles worth $750. He and his vehicle (also pictured) were captured on video. Continue reading
Community: CITY OF SANTA ANA AND SCHOOL DISTRICT PARTNER WITH COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION TO HOST FLEA PREVENTION EDUCATION EVENT
Alley Cat Allies volunteers to assist local neighborhood to safeguard their pets
SANTA ANA, CA (June 7, 2012) – The City of Santa Ana and the Santa Ana Unified School District are partnering to host a Flea Prevention Education Event. This event will take place on Saturday June 9, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Willard Intermediate School, 1342 N. Ross Street in the parking lot. Individuals who reside in the Willard neighborhood are invited to attend to learn strategies to safeguard their pets and homes from fleas. Continue reading
Santa Ana Police Department Advisory: FLEA-BORNE TYPHUS ALERT FOR LOCAL SANTA ANA COMMUNITY
FLEA-BORNE TYPHUS ALERT FOR LOCAL SANTA ANA COMMUNITY
SANTA ANA, CA (May 25, 2012) – Earlier this week Santa Ana officials were notified by O.C. Vector Control that, as of last Friday, there is a Santa Ana resident with a confirmed case of Typhus. The resident lives in the area of Broadway/Washington; due to HIPAA regulations the actual address cannot be revealed. Since being notified, the O.C. Vector Control has gone out to the community in the immediate area, to the closest surrounding schools, and disseminated literature advising how they can protect themselves. Continue reading
Orange County District Attorney, Press Release, For Immediate Release: May 7, 2012
Susan Kang Schroeder, Chief of Staff, Office: 714-347-8408, Cell: 714-292-2718
Farrah Emami, Spokesperson, Office: 714-347-8405, Cell: 714-323-4486
MAN ARRAIGNED ON CHARGES OF ANIMAL ABUSE FOR CRUELTY TO DOGS AND RABBITS, RESULTING IN DEATH OF SIX BABY RABBITS
WESTMINSTER – A man was arraigned today on charges of animal abuse for cruelty to dogs and rabbits, resulting in the death of six newborn rabbits. Khuong Anh Nguyen, 35, Garden Grove, is charged with eight felony counts of animal abuse. If convicted on all counts, he faces a maximum sentence of seven years and eight months in Orange County Jail. The defendant is being held on $50,000 bail. Nguyen is scheduled for a pretrial hearing, May 14, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. in Department W-14, West Justice Center, Westminster. Continue reading
I was pleased to read in the O.C. Register that Santa Ana Council Members Sal Tinajero, Claudia Alvarez and David Benavides voted, as the Public Safety Committee, to change a city ordinance so that residents may keep chickens in their backyard, provided they are at least thirty feet from any neighbor’s property.
Deputy Santa Ana Police Chief Carlos Rojas, who oversees field operations as well as animal control, said his staff looked at a variety of issues, and contacted both Orange County officials and the Centers for Disease Control. Like other city officials, he said he wasn’t sure why the 100-foot standard was adopted, according to the O.C. Register.
Well, the law was ridiculous and it was designed to keep chickens entirely out of our backyards. It was passed years ago when white City Council members regularly used city ordinances to punish Mexican American residents, who often kept chickens in their backyards, having come from rural traditions in their home country. Some of our residents are still clinging to the old racist ideals. Just look at Tim Rush’s comments at this link. Continue reading