Halloween Pet Safety

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Halloween is right around the corner with many of the festivities and celebrations going full swing by this coming weekend. Halloween can be a frightening and confusing time for your animals and without taking the proper precautions it could turn into a real nightmare. Start preparing early this year and avoid any surprises!

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National Make A Dog’s Day

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Kirby Subaru of Ventura has steadfastly supported our efforts year after year through their Share the Love/Love Promise programs. Bruce Holly stopped by our Shelter recently with a car-load of Subaru dog toys, food bowls, and other fun items to be given out to families who adopt dogs from the Humane Society of Ventura County.

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Celebrate Fall with our Featured Felines!

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Fall is here, and as the days become shorter and the nights begin to cool, what better time to welcome a new feline into your home. Cats make great companions, perfect to curl up in your lap while you settle in for a good book or sit down to watch your favorite movie. In fact, there are plenty of reasons why you should consider adopting a shelter cat!

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National Feral Cat Day - October 16th

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Community cats are the often un-owned, free-roaming cats many people find inhabiting their backyard, orchard, garage, farmland, etc. Many of these cats are considered “feral,” or too poorly socialized to be placed as a typical pet. According to a 2004 study by the American Veterinary Medical Association, a typical female cat in a feral colony has about two litters per year, producing three kittens on average. Unfortunately, 75% of those kittens die or disappear before 6 months of age, most often due to trauma. However, the 25% that do survive will continue to reproduce, and the colony grows.

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Disaster Preparedness for Horses & Livestock

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For all our horse and livestock friends out there please save the Humane Society of Ventura County number, 805-646-6505, in your phones in the case of an emergency. If you need to evacuate your large animals please give us a call first so we can be prepared.

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Humane Society Reminder: Include Your Pets in Emergency Planning

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As the National Weather Service issues its first Red Flag Warning of the season in Ventura and Los Angeles counties, where winds of 50-plus mph are expected to mix this week with single-digit humidity, the Humane Society of Ventura County is sounding the alarm to pet owners of an ongoing reality: Natural disasters can strike at any time, so be sure to have an emergency plan that includes your pets.

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5 Tips for Disaster Preparedness and Your Pets

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Adopt Marge!

Marge is one gorgeous cat full of energy and love. Marge came to the Humane Society of Ventura County after she gave birth to two kittens on a roof.

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