What We Do

The Humane Society of Ventura County is a compassionate care shelter and non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and adoption of animals in need throughout Ventura County.

Our mission statement is, “The Humane Society of Ventura County, through shelter, adoptions, programs, and services, boldly ensures the welfare of animals in Ventura County.

HSVC Cares!

The Humane Society of Ventura County’s HSVC Cares program increases outreach efforts by supplying free pet food, offering low to no-cost pet vaccinations, and providing low to no-cost spay and neuter surgery to communities in need. 

Free Pet Food

At the Humane Society of Ventura County, we want to help keep animals out of shelters and in thei...


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18 Apr 2024

Help Us Find Pino a Furever Home!

By Humane Society of Ventura County

   Are you looking for a funny, smart, and independent kitty to add to your family? Then Pino is the girl for you! Two-year-old Pino was brought to the shelter as a stray in the Summer of 2023 after she was found in a box with her five young kittens. She and her fur babies were immediately placed in a loving foster home and have been thriving in their care ever since. Sweet but shy, Pino may need a bit of time to feel secure in her environment. However, once she trusts you she loves to play with her favorite toys and will curl up on a big fluffy blanket in her favorite spot. 

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16 Apr 2024

Get Your Early Bird Tickets to HSVC 92nd Birthday Fundraiser Dinner Now!

By Humane Society of Ventura County

Our 92nd-anniversary dinner and celebration is right around the corner! All are invited to join us at the shelter in Ojai on Saturday, June 1st, at 5 pm for an evening of fun celebrating 92 years of animal welfare service! Guests will enjoy a welcome reception, a delicious buffet dinner, unlimited beer and wine, live music, and more to support HSVC and the animals we serve in our community.   

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10 Apr 2024

Loma Vista 2nd Graders Visit HSVC

By Angie Sagliani

   Loma Vista Elementary from Ventura visited the shelter with 80 learners eager to see HSVC’s beautiful shelter in Ojai. We split up the 80 2nd graders into a 2-day field trip experience where the students learned more about the shelter and the animals. These field trips included a tour, animal interactions, and choice activities that involved themes from the Humane Education for Youth (HEY) school program.

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Make a Puppy Smile - Donate Today!

Since 1932, tens of thousands of animals have come to rely on the Humane Society of Ventura County (HSVC) as a safe haven. We are thankful for our community partners, volunteers, and donors who offer their time and resources to help us continue making a difference in the lives of animals in need. Join us in our mission by making a donation today. Through your actions and support, the HSVC will continue promoting the health, safety, welfare, compassionate care, and protection of all animals. 

Other Ways to Give

Support our Free Pet Food Programs!

As a private nonprofit, we do not receive any government funding and we are not affiliated with any national animal welfare organizations. Consider helping us keep pets in their homes and out of th...

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We appreciate your donations any time of year! As a private nonprofit, we rely entirely on the generosity of our community to continue providing our services to shelter animals in need. Purchasing ...

Become an Animal Angel!

Calling all animal lovers, we invite YOU to join Animal Angels! Animal Angels is a passionate and dedicated group of monthly givers on a mission to help the animals at HSVC. From rescuing animals f...