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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22 Nov 2023

Bid Now to Support Animals in Need this Giving Tuesday!

By Humane Society of Ventura County

   Our Giving Tuesday Auction is NOW OPEN! We have over 20 fantastic packages to bid on, and all proceeds will go to supporting shelter animals in need. Be sure to get your bids in before the auction closes on Tuesday, November 28th, at 7 pm! You don't want to miss this! Click the button below to create your account, view auction items, and start bidding!  View Auction - Bid Now!  

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22 Nov 2023

Tinsel Finds Her Furever Home!

By Humane Society of Ventura County

    We are elated to share seriously pawesome news! Our darling senior furiend Tinsel was adopted by an amazing woman who adores her as much as we do! Tinsel is thriving in the company of her new human, Jodine, and adapting unsurprisingly well to her elder doggo housemate, Rocky, a nearly 14-year-old rescue Labrador Retriever.

Latest News
21 Nov 2023

Thanksgiving Pet Safety

By Humane Society of Ventura County

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! This special day allows us to shine a light on all the people and things we are thankful for. As we dream about the delicious food we'll be indulging in this Thanksgiving, it's important to note the potential hazards this holiday could bring to our furry friends. Check out these tips to keep your pets safe and healthy this turkey day. 

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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...