Common Houseplants That May Be Toxic To Your Pet

Houseplants are a wholesome addition to the ambiance of any room. They can provide several health benefits, including keeping carbon dioxide levels down, removing pollutants, and improving moisture levels in your home. However, there are some common houseplants that can be toxic to your furry friends. According to the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC), the following houseplants could be potentially dangerous to the wellbeing of your pets.

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Kirby Subaru Ventura Donates Funds and Food to the HSVC!

The HSVC would like to extend a big thank you to Kirby Subaru of Ventura for donating food and funds to our shelter as part of the Subaru Loves Pets program! Bruce Holley (left) from Kirby Subaru of Ventura stopped by the shelter to drop off the truckload of goods, which included Pedigree wet and dry dog food, dog treats, and a large monetary donation. Assistant Shelter Director Arlene MacSween (middle), Director of Community Outreach Greg Cooper (right), and shelter dog Maso were on hand to receive the donation.

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COVID-19 Update

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Humane Society of Ventura County has offered critical services to the public. Our dedicated staff have been on-site caring for the animals and answering your questions. Even though we have not been able to accommodate the public as many of you are accustomed, your safety and wellbeing have driven many of our decisions.

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HSVC's First Animal Adventure Camp at Home Was a Success!

What an adventure virtual camp was this year! Due to COVID-19, the HSVC was unable to put on our annual kids summer camp at the shelter. Instead, Humane Educator Angie Sagliani, with the help of our shelter staff, created the first ever Animal Adventure Camp at Home to be enjoyed entirely online!

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Support Bagel's Recovery!

Meet Bagel, a handsome 2-year-old brown tabby with an amazing personality. Bagel was adopted from HSVC in 2018 as a kitten. He recently came back to the shelter as a stray and was unable to return to his original home due to unfortunate circumstances.

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HSVC Offering Discounted Cat and Kitten Adoptions July 15th Through July 31st

Calling all cat lovers! The HSVC will be offering discounted adoptions fees on all cats and kittens July 15th through July 31st. If you are considering welcoming a new feline family member into your clan, now is the time!

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The Dangers of Homemade Bread to Your Pet

Bread baking has become a popular at-home hobby during the COVID-19 pandemic. While homemade bread is delicious for humans, it can be dangerous for both dogs and cats if the raw dough is consumed.

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Doing Your Part to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19

According to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the use of face coverings by everyone can help combat the spread of COVID-19 by limiting the release of infected droplets when talking, coughing, and sneezing. Public health mandates from the CDHP, Ventura County, and the city of Ojai require that individuals must wear face coverings when they are in high-risk situations. This includes when obtaining services from a veterinary clinic and when interacting in person with any member of the public.

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