HSVC Cares Hosts Successful Event at The Wharf

We had so much fun at our free vaccination and adoption event at The Wharf in Ventura over the weekend! Our staff was able to give free vaccines to lots of furry friends, and one of our shelter pups even found his forever home. Thank you to all who attended, and thank you to The Wharf for hosting us!

Above: HSVC volunteers Dee (left) and Teri (right) man the registration table and check pet owners in before getting their animal's free vaccines. 

Above: HSVC Veterinary Assistant Natalie administers a free vaccine to a dog.

Thanks to our friends at Petco Love, HSVC Cares was able to continue offering free vaccines to pets in need. We offered free FVRCP (upper respiratory) vaccines for cats, free DHPP (distemper/parvo) vaccines for dogs, and $5 Rabies vaccines.

Animals of all shapes and sizes came out for free vaccines. (Above) One pet owner even showed up with all four of her fluffy pups!

Above: Director of Veterinary Services Dr. Christina Sisk assists a volunteer student from Ventura College's Vet Tech program administer a vaccine to a cat. 

Thank you to the students of Ventura College's Vet Tech program who volunteered their time at the event. They were a huge help to our staff, and they gained great experience working with the animals!


Above left: An adorable puppy patiently waits for his turn for free vaccines.

Above right: HSVC Animal Ambassador Linda spends time with shelter dog Walter during the adoption event. He's still looking for a forever home!

We also want to extend a big thank you to Kathy (above) of Ventura County Animal Services for offering licensing services to those in need at the event. You rock, Kathy!

Above: HSVC Animal Ambassador Greg holds shelter dog Gilbert as he meets some new friends. He's still looking for a home! Stop by the shelter at 402 Bryant St. in Ojai or call us at 805-646-6505 if you are interested!

Above: The best news of all? Four-year-old Tommy found his forever home! The adorable Miniature Poodle/Maltese mix was adopted by Stefanie after she fell in love with him at our event! Congratulations Tommy!

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  • Amy King
    published this page in Latest News 2022-05-16 11:36:28 -0700