Happy New Year from the Humane Society of Ventura County!

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Dear friends, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the support you showed us in 2017. Whether you have been part of our family for years or just joined us in the past few weeks, each of our achievements were made possible with your support. For 85 years the Humane Society of Ventura County has served our community with the goal of improving the lives of animals in need and in 2018, we are excited to bring even more people and animals together to enrich each other’s lives. 

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Thank You Jeremy!

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Thank you Jeremy for donating $500 to the Humane Society of Ventura County by selling hand-made Perlers. Jeremy spent these past two weeks during the Thomas Fire making over 100 of the Christmas ornaments and selling them at crafts fairs. He donated 100% of the proceeds to the Shelter!


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Give a Gift, Change a Life!

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As the life blood of the Humane Society of Ventura County, our supporters have shown an unmatched level of commitment to our mission of: Promoting the health, safety, welfare, compassionate care and protection of all animals through education and community outreach programs. The numerous animals that are adopted each month, alone, show us our community cares about the welfare and future of animals in need.

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Calendars For a Cause!

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The Humane Society of Ventura County 2018 Calendar is available for purchase at the HSVC store for $20. The spiral bound calendar will make the perfect holiday gift. Filled with images of HSVC rescue animals, the 12-month calendar is sure to be a hit with any animal lover in your life. 

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Thank You Friends of the Shelter!

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Here at the Humane Society of Ventura County we never imagined the level of kindness and support that would be shown to us amidst a disaster like the Thomas Fire.  As a small nonprofit with a staff of around 20 people the shelter was able to be at the forefront of animal rescue efforts throughout the county because of the tremendous support we received from across the nation.  

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Thank You Soul Horse!

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Soul Horse, a private nonprofit located in Beaumont,Texas, was making a run to Colorado to assist a herd of horses in need when they first learned about the wildfires in Southern California. They immediately new they wanted to help and started making calls to see how they could offer their assistance to horses displaced by the raging fires. After some research they came across the Humane Society of Ventura County and hit the road with their truck and trailer out to Ojai.

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Evacuee Cats Transported to Safety

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This past Saturday Senior Humane Officer Tracy Vail and Humane Officer Kendra Winwood offered their assistance to Santa Barbara Animal Services to help transport 48 evacuee cats to the Santa Maria Animal Care Center. Due to the Thomas Fire the shelters in Santa Barbara were filling up quickly with animals being evacuated from the encroaching flames. The animals would need to remain within Santa Barbara County and so the transfer to Santa Maria was arranged.

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Stray Horse Finds Comfort at the Humane Society of Ventura County

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On Wednesday, December 13th, the Humane Society of Ventura County took in a older stray horse that had been found wandering in a field at Briggs and Foothill Road in Santa Paula. Two kind citizens in the area were able to load the horse into a trailer and transport him to our shelter in Ojai. 

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