Handsome Jack's Medical Fund

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Handsome Jack needs your help! The Humane Society of Ventura County is in the process of raising $6,500 to cover Jack's medical expenses for an upcoming surgery on his ACL. The ACL is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament, which is located behind the kneecap, and when ruptured can cause extreme pain. Surgery will give Jack the best chance of a full recovery and allow him to play and run to his hearts desire.

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Happy National Pet Day!

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Happy National Pet Day from the Humane Society of Ventura County! It is our honor and joy to help bring pets and families together for the past 85 years.

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The Humane Society of Ventura County is Hiring!

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The Humane Society of Ventura County is now hiring! The HSVC is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and promotes equality in the work place.

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Volunteers Make a Difference!

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For 27 years, Cindy has been coming to The Humane Society of Ventura County and giving love and attention to the multitude of dogs that come through our doors. Cindy spends time with each dog, helping them prepare for the day when they will be adopted into their forever homes.

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Earth Day Oxnard 2018

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Stop by our booth at this year's Earth Day Celebration in Oxnard! The City of Oxnard is holding their annual Earth Day Festival this year on Saturday, April 14th from 11am to 3pm!

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Nipping Pet Stress in the Bud

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Nipping Pet Stress in the Bud

Stress is a huge issue for human beings the world over, but did you know that dogs and cats can also struggle against this condition on a daily basis? Chronic stress can affect canine health in many ways, with one study indicating that in dogs, fear and anxiety disorders lead to more frequent and more severe disease, as well as a shortened lifespan. In this post we look into common triggers of stress and suggest ways to instill greater calm in your pet. We also look at ways to introduce a new or recently adopted pet to those you might already have at home.

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HSVC In Need of Wet Dog Food

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The Humane Society of Ventura County is in need of chicken and rice wet dog food for the animals currently in our care. Chicken and rice wet dog food is used specifically for dogs who need a little extra coaxing or are on a special diet due to a variety of factors.

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The HSVC Welcomes New Members to its Board of Directors

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The Staff and Board of the Humane Society of Ventura County are pleased to welcome two new members to their Board of Directors. This past January, John Talley and Dr. Lee Baker, DVM joined the team to help strengthen the growing eighty five  year old nonprofit animal welfare organization.

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