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 is dedicated to promoting the health, safety, welfare, compassionate care and protection of all animals through education and community outreach programs.”

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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07 Dec 2022

Our Holiday Photo Booth is Ready for Action!

By Amy King

The holidays are here and we're spreading cheer! HSVC's annual holiday photo booth is up and ready for action. Stop by the shelter any time during business hours to snap a festive photo with your furry friends. The booth, complete with holiday sweaters and accessories for your four-legged friends, will be available all December long to help spread holiday cheer this year! Don't forget to tag us in your merry photos for a chance to be featured on our social media! Follow and tag us @humanesocietyvc on Instagram and Facebook. Help us spread joy and who knows, you may even find the purrfect addition to your family when you visit us! Our shelter is open Monday - Saturday from 10 am - 5 pm and we are located at 402 Bryant St. in Ojai, CA.  

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05 Dec 2022

HSVC Welcomes Director of Development, Amber Landis!

By Amy King

The HSVC is excited to welcome Amber Landis to the Humane Society of Ventura County team as our new Director of Development! Amber has been in the nonprofit sector for over 15 years and has worked with a variety of nonprofit organizations in Ventura County: Rubicon Theatre, Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County, to just name a few. She served on the local Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Barbara/Ventura Counties (AFP SBV) chapter board for 8 years and is a current AFP SBV member.  When Amber is not working, her two children keep her busy and on the go! "I am so excited to help steward and grow philanthropy for the shelter. The HSVC has a long history of making a positive impact in our community and I am thrilled I get to be a part of it!" said Amber. Welcome to the team, Amber!

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01 Dec 2022

Thank you, Ojai Skate Club!

By Amy King

The HSVC would like to extend a big thank you to Francesca (left) and the Ojai Skate Club for their generous donation to benefit animals in need! The club recently hosted a free community event and gathered donations via donation jars at the event. HSVC Adoption Counselor Kayla Brockmeyer (right) was on hand to happily accept the donation. According to Francesca, this is the first of many donations the Ojai Skate Club hopes to make to our shelter. Thank you, Ojai Skate Club, for being a friend to animals in need! If you or your group would like to make a donation to support our shelter, visit our website or contact us at 805-646-6505. You may also drop off donations in person at the shelter, located at 402 Bryant St. in Ojai, CA, or purchase items from our Amazon Wishlist. Thank you for your support!

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