LONG BEACH ANIMAL CARE CLOSURE
Long Beach Animal Care Services (LBACS) is committed to maintaining the integrity of their Compassion Saves model. The Pitchford Companion Animal Shelter, 7700 East Spring Street will be closed to the public, however, LBACS will conduct pet adoptions by appointment.
LBACS is also asking community members, many of whom may be in their homes for several weeks, to foster pets from the shelter if they can provide responsible care to animals for 6-8 weeks or longer. Foster care will also be conducted by appointment.
To make an appointment to adopt or foster a pet, please email AnimalRescue@longbeach.gov or call 562.570.4925.
Appointments may be made during these hours:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays
With the spread of Coronavirus, LBACS has recently received questions from concerned citizens asking if an animal can carry this disease and spread it to humans.
Long Beach Animal Care Volunteer Orientation scheduled for April 4th has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Additionally, LBACS is suspending all animal related events for the month of April 2020.