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Camp Fire Animal Shelters Closing

Animal shelters housing Camp Fire animals are set to close on Jan.4.

Posted: Dec 27, 2018 4:12 PM
Updated: Dec 27, 2018 5:25 PM

OROVILLE, Calif. - Butte County Animal Control (BCAC) has announced that Jan. 4 will be the last day before Camp Fire pets are transitioned out of shelters.

Butte County Animal Control and North Valley Animal Disaster have been providing medical and shelter services to over 2,000 animals since the peak of the Camp Fire.

There are approximately 600 Camp Fire animals still in shelters at the Old County Hospital on Del Oro in Oroville and the Butte County Fairgrounds in Gridley.

Animal owners are urged to pick up their pets or call the shelter hotline to explore long-term options if they aren't able to meet the deadline.

Those seeking assistance can reach the shelter hotline and speak with reunification specialists at (530) 895-0000. The hotline is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information about the reunification process, CLICK HERE

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