They're armed with cuffs and a leash, Animal Control officer Denise Woodside is out to protect animals. She's headquartered out of the Southeast Area Animal Control Authority in Downey.Los Angeles Local News | FOX 11 LA KTTV
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Officer Connie Navarette is in for a wild day! Her first trip takes her to a local barber shop only its not for a haircut - its for a Possum pick-up! Then a homeowner calls SEAAA after finding a posse of Possums hanging out in her front yard. And a trapped Kitty living in the floor boards of a house is rescued and taken back to SEAACA for safety.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and U.S. Forestry Service officials have closed the Broken Blade, Twisted Arrow, and Pima Loops of the Table Mountain Campgrounds in the Angeles National Forest after tests confirmed that one ground squirrel trapped on July 16, 2013 during routine surveillance activities tested positive on July 23, 2013 for plague. The sites were officially closed at 1:00 p.m. today, and will be closed for at least 7 days. Campers at the site have been notified of the closure by Forest Service officials. The campgrounds and recreational areas are located near Wrightwood. In coordination with the Los Angeles County Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures, the squirrel burrows in the area will be dusted for fleas. Further testing of squirrels will be done before the area is re-opened to the public.Continue Reading...
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The Southeast Area Animal Control Authority (SEAACA) provides animal care and control services to our resident. Pets are as important as family members (and sometimes more important!) to millions of households across the country and in our city. Pets provide the emotional connections, unconditional love, and loyalty that we all yearn for. One of the best places in our region to find a new pet is at the SEAACA Animal Care Center where there is a wide range of loveable animals, including puppies, kittens, dogs, cats, and bunnies ready for adoption.
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SEAACA Provides Smart and Practical Tips to Help Beloved Animals Stay Safe During the Festive Summer Holiday SEAACA (Southeast Area Animal Control Authority; www.seaaca.org) has released a helpful list of tips for pet owners to keep their beloved animals safe this 4th of July. The fireworks extravaganzas and daylong celebrations are summer highlights, but they also pose serious problems and threats to dogs and other pets. With the holiday just around the corner, here is some smart and practical advice from SEAACA for the upcoming holiday and all summer long: