City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # CM: 012517
Community Invited to Animal Care Services Open House on Saturday, January 28
Ted Stevens, Manager
Animal Care Services

Long Beach Animal Care Services (ACS) invites the community to its 2017 Open House from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on Saturday, January 28. The free event will showcase shelter improvements and highlight upcoming partnerships and opportunities. The animal shelter is located at 7700 E. Spring Street.

"Thanks to our hard-working staff, dedicated volunteers, partners, rescue groups and the community, 2016 proved to be another record-setting year for saving animals in our city,” said Mayor Robert Garcia. “There's more work to do and I'm looking forward to working with the community this year to achieve even better results for our shelter."

Mayor Garcia will detail ACS accomplishments and highlights from 2016, and present awards to recognize outstanding organizations and volunteers.

Additionally, information regarding exciting new opportunities coming in 2017 will be provided. Refreshments and tours will be available after the presentation. Information on volunteering, spay and neuter programs, animal care and all ACS programs will be available.

No RSVP is necessary, and all residents, friends and guests are welcome to attend. For more information on this or other Animal Care Services opportunities, please call (562) 570-PETS (7387), or visit