About Ventura County Animal Services (VCAS)

Ventura County Animal Services (VCAS) is a division of Ventura County Public Health and a department of the Ventura County Health Care Agency. Ventura County Animal Services is committted to promoting and protecting the health, safety and welfare of the people and animals living in Ventura County.

Visit VCAS:

Camarillo Shelter: 600 Aviation Drive, Camarillo

Simi Valley Shelter: 670 West Los Angeles Avenue

Contact VCAS:

Call us at 888-223-PETS from within Ventura County or 805-388-4341 if you are outside the County.

You can also reach us by email at info@vcar.us.

Meet VCAS Staff:

Ventura County Animal Services staff is made up of dozens of caring staff members who work tirelessly to save the lives of lost and abandoned animals.  Our lead employees are:

Director Tara Diller
Deputy Director Donna Gillesby
Veterinarian Heather Skogerson, DVM
Field Operations Supervisor Bryan Bray
Kennel / Admin Supervisor Virginia Hearn
Licensing Division Supervisor Bryan Bray

Health Care Agency
2323 Knoll Drive
Ventura, CA 93003
Ambulatory Care-Medical Clinics
2323 Knoll Drive 
Ventura, CA 93003
Behavioral Health
1911 Williams Drive
Oxnard, CA 93036
Public Health
2240 E. Gonzales Road
Oxnard, CA 93036
Santa Paula Hospital
825 N. Tenth Street
Santa Paula, CA 93061
Ventura County Medical Center
3291 Loma Vista Road
Ventura, CA 93003
HCA Human Resources
2323 Knoll Drive 
Ventura, CA 93003
Ventura County Health Care Plan
2220 E. Gonzales Road
Suite 210 B

Oxnard, CA 93036