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.

Protecting Animals in Need

The Humane Society of Ventura County is dedicated to the protection of animals. While education is one of the primary tools our Humane Officers use to accomplish this goal, we will not hesitate to seek the prosecution of those found abusing or neglecting animals. Please use the form below to report ongoing neglect and abuse. 

Report Neglect and Abuse


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...


Latest News

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10 Jun 2024

Tunes, Tours, and Treats: HSVC Celebrates Birthdays of Shelter Animals

By Humane Society of Ventura County

     Our shelter animals sure know how to throw a paw-ty! With shelter tours, sweet treats, and more, it was an afternoon of fun for all! We want to give a special shoutout to our friends at 100.7KHAY for keeping the paw-ty going with music and free ticket giveaways. Thank you to all who visited the HSVC this weekend to help us celebrate the official birthday of our animal residents!

Latest News
05 Jun 2024

June is the Cat's Meow!

By Humane Society of Ventura County

   June is National Adopt-A-Cat Month and we are celebrating with two promotions for our feline friends! HSVC is offering a $10 spay/neuter special for all cats and kittens all month long. Visit our website for more information or call our clinic at (805) 646-7849 to schedule an appointment. Note that space is limited and this promotion is for Ventura County residents only. Shelter kitties still looking for their forever homes are available for a reduced adoption fee this month! Adult cats (aged 6-months and older) are now half-priced at just $60 and kittens are two for the price of one at $150. Help us make a difference this National Adopt-A-Cat Month!

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05 Jun 2024

HSVC Celebrates 92nd Birthday with Paw-ty of the Year!

By Humane Society of Ventura County

   We had so much fun at this year's Birthday Bash! This was our second year hosting guests at the shelter for a fundraiser dinner, and we couldn't be more thrilled with the festivities. Thank you to all who joined us in celebrating our 92nd birthday and helping us raise money for shelter animals in need!

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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...

Our Wishlists

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...