Presentations & Programs

OC Animal Care offers free presentations to city and county agencies, schools, businesses, and other public and private groups on the following topics:

Responsible Pet Ownership

This class is designed for young children up to adult age groups. The class includes a presentation on what it takes to be a responsible pet owner. Work booklets are provided for students 6-11 years old and scenario based team-building activities are available for teens and adults. Activities and resources provided are intended to reinforce the information in the presentation.

Shelter Overview

This presentation can be tailored for both children and adult groups.  This presentation covers the daily functions of the animal shelter, the types of programs and services offered and the ways that community members can get involved.  This presentation is designed to educate our community about our shelter and to encourage community involvement.

Interactive Children’s Activities

This class is designed for young children. The class includes a presentation on responsible pet ownership and animal behavior. Interactive games are provided for students 3 - 12 years old.  Activities and resources provided are intended to reinforce the information in the presentation.

Careers in Animal Care & Control

This class is primarily for students who are beginning to think about a career. The class includes a presentation on four career opportunities in OC Animal Care: Animal Control Officer Trainee, Kennel Attendant I, Registered Veterinarian Technician and Customer Service and Community Outreach Representatives. Each of the careers is highlighted for its specific duties and responsibilities as well as education requirements needed to apply.

Dog Bite Prevention

This class is designed for young children up to adult age groups. Information presented includes: types of aggressive behavior observed in dogs, steps to take to protect and stay safe when confronted by an aggressive dog, and ways to prevent being bit by a dog. Work booklets are provided for students 6-11 years old.

Animal Laws & Regulations

Information provided in this presentation covers the laws and regulations pertaining to domestic animals. Topics include: proper animal restraint, dog licensing, private property and nuisance complaints.

For more information on Presentations & Programs, please contact the Public Education Office at 714-796-6426 or by email.