Volunteer Spotlight - From Compassion to Action

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Sheila has been with the Humane Society of Ventura County for a year and a half and loves coming to volunteer, “There are so many things to help out with, and I can choose what works best for my interests and schedule.” Sheila began volunteering for the HSVC after she retired and wanted to give back in a way to benefit the animals. She signed up, attended training, and never looked back.

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Meet & Greet Events - Schedule Yours Today!

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Recently, California passed a law that bans pet stores from selling dogs, cats, and rabbits unless they come from animal shelters or rescue groups. The Humane Society of Ventura County invites local pet stores and businesses to learn more about setting up Meet and Greet events with our shelter dogs.

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Thank You to the Rachael Ray Foundation!

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The Humane Society of Ventura County was honored with a $100,000 donation recently from The Rachael Ray Foundation™ in support of our care for animals impacted by the wildfires. “We are tremendously grateful for this donation,” said Greg Cooper, Director of Community Outreach for the HSVC. “These funds will help us meet our continued efforts in caring for the scores of evacuated animals still at the Shelter,” Cooper continued.

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Grooming Tips For You and Your Dog

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Last week our Kennel Manager Angela groomed a young dog who had been brought to us in very poor condition. The dog's coat had not been maintained, and there was no choice but to shave him down. The dog's fur was so matted that it came off almost entirely in one piece. While the dog is doing well and scheduled to be adopted very soon, we wanted to share some tips in the hopes of educating our audience about proper grooming!

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Farewell Friends


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And The Dog of the Year Award Goes To..

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On Thursday, January 31st, Lotus, a seven-year-old pit bull, was frightened by the thunder and lightning storm that raged through the area, and for the first time in her life, she escaped her home. As soon as her family saw she was missing, they immediately started the search for her, and while there had been possible sitings around town, her owners could not track her down.

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All Animals Big & Small

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Here at the Humane Society of Ventura County, we have animals of all types waiting for their forever families. When considering adopting an exotic pet, it is important to research the care and needs of the animals you are choosing.

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DIY Hacks To Keep Your Dog Safe When Home Alone 

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DIY Hacks To Keep Your Dog Safe When Home Alone 

With the average American working 44 hours per week, it’s inevitable that there will be periods when your beloved pet dog is left in your Ventura home on his own. However, when a dog is home alone, you can never really be sure what he’s up to. So, taking steps to keep your pooch safe is essential. And, by utilizing these DIY hacks in your property you won’t have to worry about your pooch’s wellbeing ever again.

 

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