Welcome to The Humane Society of Ventura County!


Nestled in the rolling hills of the picturesque Ojai Valley lies a 4.4 acre hidden treasure for wayward animals. Founded in 1932, we here at the Humane Society of Ventura County have been servicing not just the animals of the Ojai area, but all of the animals in Ventura County.

Traditionally, an animal shelter is thought of as solely a place for animals to seek refuge until a permanent home can be found. While here at the Humane Society of Ventura County we provide this safe refuge, we also strive to remedy the greater problem of animal overpopulation, abuse and neglect. We are dedicated to promoting the health, safety, welfare, compassionate care and protection of all animals in the Ventura County through education and community outreach.

All of our programs, services and outreach are funded one hundred percent by donations, memorials and sponsorships. We are not affiliated with the Humane Society of the United States nor do we receive funding form the city, state or federal government. With the help of many volunteers and continued financial support through donations, memorials and sponsorships we will continue to provide for the safety, health, welfare, compassionate care and protection of all animals within our county.

  • Latest News

    Pet of the Week - Kobi


    Five year old Kobi is ready for his forever home! This distinguished Rhodesian Ridgeback mix is quite the sight to be seen. Kobi is very outgoing and loves a good game of catch.

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    Thank You Rainbow Warehouse!


    Thank you to Michael and Laura from Rainbow Warehouse in Ojai who stopped by the shelter yesterday with some very generous donations! 

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    Show Your Pet You Love Them This Valentine's Day!


    This Valentine’s Day don’t forget your furry companions! More and more people are welcoming pets into their homes and include them in celebrations of love this time of year. Following are a few tips on...

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Shelter & Adoption Location:
402 Bryant Street in Ojai

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Sequoia was brought to the Humane Society of Ventura County on April 30, 2016 as a stray after being found wandering a nearby highway. She waited at the shelter for her previous owner to claim... Read more →

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