Fire Season Has Arrived Early - Be Prepared

The fall was commonly known as ‘fire season’ in Ventura County but now should be expected all year. High heat, low humidity, dry brush, and high winds create disastrous conditions for extreme fire behavior. The Humane Society of Ventura County has learned to be prepared year-round. 

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HSVC's Dr. Christina Sisk Repairs Face of Severely Injured Cat

The HSVC would like to recognize our Director of Veterinary Services Dr. Christina Sisk for her recent outstanding work in reconstructing the face of a severely injured feral cat.

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Clinic Do's and Don'ts During COVID-19

As a result of COVID-19, the HSVC Spay/Neuter Clinic has several new policies in place for the safety of our clients and staff. If you have an appointment for spay/neuter or vaccination services in the near future, please review these new public safety guidelines.

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HSVC Launches "Training Tuesday with Tracy" Series

We are very excited to launch our #TrainingTuesdaywithTracy series! Many people are spending more time at home with their animals due to the ongoing pandemic. We think this is an excellent opportunity to teach your pet some new skills! The HSVC has partnered with Tracy Vail, professional dog trainer and owner of The Canine Messanger, to bring pet owners some quick and fun videos to help you train your furry friend. We will be posting a new training video every Tuesday!

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Raising Awareness for Mushroom Poisoning: Thank You Riely and Isabelle!

The Humane Society of Ventura County would like to extend a big thank you to siblings Riely and Isabelle for donating $942 to our shelter in honor of their beloved dog who recently passed away after consuming a poisonous mushroom.

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Soaring Summer Temperatures Could Mean Trouble For Your Pet

The National Weather Service has issued a heat wave advisory for this Friday through Monday in Ventura County and surrounding areas, with triple-digit temperatures predicted. Soaring temperatures can mean big trouble for animals. Heat-related problems are some of the most common issues of summertime ailments. We are sure all our pet parents have heard this before, but it is vitally important to be aware of what heat can do to our loved ones!

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Jazzy is Happy, Healthy, and Officially Available for Adoption!

Jazzy is officially available for adoption! She has fully recovered from her surgery and is healthier than ever after spending five days at Dr. April Armstrong’s lab facility to be treated for an infection in her uterus. Thank you Dr. Armstrong!

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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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