Horse Rescued During Thomas Fire Available For Adoption!

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Congratulations to Tommy who has passed his final veterinarian check and is now available for adoption. Dr. Kevin Smith, DVM, examined Tommy Monday and has cleared him now that he is back to weight and healthy enough to go home.

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Humane Society Welcomes New Humane Educator

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The Humane Society of Ventura County is pleased to welcome Robin Satnick to head our Humane Education Program.

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Is Boredom The Cause Of Separation Anxiety In Your Dog?

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A bored dog can wreak havoc in your home when left alone and, worse still, could be a sign that your pooch isn’t coping by himself and could be experiencing separation anxiety. Animal shelters take in more than 5.5 million dogs each year, according to a study from the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Adopting a dog from a rescue shelter is a generous and caring thing to do and, understandably, many dogs have been through some difficult times, so when home alone, boredom and stress can set in. Therefore, it’s essential to stimulate your dog to prevent full blown separation anxiety kicking in.

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Humane Society Accepting Evacuees of Incoming Storm

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The Humane Society of Ventura County has already received its first animal evacuees in anticipation of the upcoming storm. Earlier today Shelter Director Jolene Hoffman, along with Senior Humane Officer Tracy Vail, and Equine Specialist Christie Tracy retrieved 2 horses and a miniature horse from an area prone to flooding. Back at the shelter, Volunteer Haley Casey, helped to prepare the corrals and assisted with the horses upon arrival. Other animals were dropped off by those residing in evacuation zones throughout the county.

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Humane Society of Ventura County Open to Storm Evacuees

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Starting Tuesday, March 20, 2018, the Humane Society of Ventura County will start accepting animals from families under evacuation orders with the pending winter storm. 

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Staff Pick - Madeline

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The honor of Staff Pick this week goes to Madeline, a 19 year old quarter horse. Christina Malleck, our HSVC Veterinary Assistant who pulls double duty as an Equine Specialist, has worked with Madeline since her arrival in September of last year.

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Thank You Thomas Fire Donors and Volunteers!

The Humane Society of Ventura County would like to thank all who donated their time, money and supplies to the Shelter both during the Thomas Fire and the weeks and months that followed.

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Open Board Meeting: April 18th!

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We are pleased to announce this spring’s Open Board Meeting will be held at the shelter on Wednesday,  April 18th at 6pm. The meeting will take place at the Humane Society of Ventura County in front of the Harry Valentine Visitor Center.

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