Due to a Heat Alert issued by the Los Angeles County Health Officer for the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation will make a Pet-Friendly Cooling Center available for residents at a Sylmar county park on Thursday, Aug. 9.
The Pet Cooling Center at El Cariso Community Regional Park Gymnasium at 13100 Hubbard St. in Sylmar will be open to owners and their household pets – such as cats and dogs – from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Pet owners will be provided the use of a cage or a portable kennel to keep their pet nearby while at the Cooling Center. Pets should be current on their vaccinations and in the care of their pet owners while at the cooling center.
For any questions about the Pet-Friendly Cooling Center at El Cariso Community Regional Park, please call