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The Humane Society of Ventura County is a compassionate care shelter and non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and adoption of animals in need throughout Ventura County.

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16 Feb 2016

A Home For Dandy!

By Franki Williams

Last Thursday, February 11th was a day of celebration at the Humane Society of Ventura County when long term resident, Dandy, finally had his big day. Staff and volunteers gathered to watch and say their goodbyes as Dandy was loaded into a trailer to be off to his new forever home.

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05 Feb 2016

Five Dollar Friday - Mela Needs Your Help!

By Franki Williams

Two weeks ago we featured a young cattle dog mix named Mela for our Five Dollar Friday raising nearly $900 for a surgery she needs on her hip. Yesterday Mela had a visit with the surgeon and Mela's surgery went from a previous quote of $1200 up to $2292.50 (please see quote below). We are determined to get sweet Mela the care she needs and we need your help! 

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02 Feb 2016

Tammy's Pups Are Growing Up Fast!

By Franki Williams

Three year old Pumi mix Tammy gave birth to 7 beautiful pups on December 18th. They are growing up fast and their personalities are starting to show through!

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02 Feb 2016

Pet of the Week - Frasier

By Franki Williams

Eight year old Frasier, an adorable 9 lb Terrier mix, was brought to the shelter after his owner passed away. Unfortunately we do not have any back ground information on him though we can assure you he is quite the lover!

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02 Feb 2016

Why Microchip Your Pets?

By Franki Williams

The microchip is a simple, elegant product of our high-tech age. No bigger than a grain of rice or more costly than a month's supply of pet food, a pet microchip and enrollment in a pet recovery database brings lost pets home and provides peace of mind that your beloved companion will never wander unknown.

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29 Jan 2016

Five Dollar Friday - A Home for Amber Rose

By Franki Williams

One of the things that makes the Humane Society of Ventura County so unique is its ability to house and rehabilitate neglected and abused horses and other livestock on its 4.4 acre property in Ojai.

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26 Jan 2016

New Play Yards Benefit the Dogs of the HSVC

By Franki Williams

If you have visited the Humane Society of Ventura County in the last couple of days you may have noticed quite a bit of construction going on in our back dog yards. Due to the support and generosity of Ed and Debbie Guerra there are 3 new dog yards being installed!