Closed Memorial Day

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The Humane Society of Ventura County will be closed to the public in observation of Memorial Day. We will return to our regular hours on Tuesday, May 29th.


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Kuranda Bed Drive for the Humane Society of Ventura County!

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The Humane Society of Ventura County is in need of Kuranda beds in a variety of sizes for the animals here at the shelter. With 48 kennels and an additional 21 dog yards we are putting a call out for these heavy duty beds for each of the kennel and yards.

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Greg Cooper completes the Ventura County Leadership Academy at City Hall Ceremony

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Humane Society of Ventura County Director of Community Outreach Greg Cooper completed the Ventura County Leadership Academy at a graduation ceremony at San Buenaventura City Hall Thursday evening, May 10, 2018. One of 33 participants of VCLA Cohort XXIII, Cooper met one day a month since last September learning about the issues, challenges and opportunities within Ventura County.

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Meet Your New Best Friend!

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Handsome Benny is a sight for sore eyes! This one year old German Shepherd is in need of an experienced handler who will be dedicated to making sure he lives a happy and well rounded life. Benny was brought to the Humane Society of Ventura County on February 6th from one of our rescue partners and has been a hit with our staff and volunteers.

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Tips for Safe and Happy Travels with Your Dog

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Fifty six percent of dog owners have traveled with their pet in a vehicle at least once a month over the past year. Summer’s coming, and that means many dogs will be heading out on vacation with their owners. If your dog is one of them, there are a few things you can do to ensure your trip is a safe and happy one. Start by making sure your dog has up to date shots and is microchipped. If something should happen and he runs away, you stand a much better chance of getting him back if you do. Here are some other tips to keep in mind.  

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Handsome Jack Update

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Yesterday, Jack had his follow up appointment at VetSurg in Ventura. We are happy to report that Jack's Veterinarian, Dr. Campbell, was very pleased with his progress and an appointment was made for his ruptured ACL surgery on May 22nd!

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The Healing Power of Pet Assisted Therapy

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Every Wednesday, volunteers from our Pet Assisted Therapy Program visit retirement homes and hospice care facilities throughout Ojai with their pets. They spend time with the residents giving them the opportunity to enjoy one-on-one time with the animals. At some facilities the residents enjoy playing catch with the dogs out in the courtyard, who fetch and bring the ball back and drop them in awaiting laps.

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Tommy the Horse Goes Home!

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The Humane Society of Ventura County staff shed tears while saying farewell to Tommy as he was loaded into a trailer to be taken to his new forever home with Anne Scoscia.

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