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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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19 May 2015

PET OF THE WEEK - MILLIE

By Amanda Volden

This sweet girl is Millie. Mille has been at the HSVC since January 27th, 2015. Millie is 10 months old and you can find her with her buddies in the kitten room. We do not know anything about Millie's past but she has been a great girl since her time at the shelter! 

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15 May 2015

Immediate Care Needed For Dog Rescued by the HSVC

By Amanda Volden

On Thursday, May 14th, our Humane Officers responded to a call from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department regarding a lead they had received of a dog with  an exposed bone in its foot that it was eating away at. When officers arrived on the scene, they saw a dog tied to the fence wearing an E-Collar (cone). There was no food, water, or shelter and the dog was clearly injured on its rear right leg.

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12 May 2015

Volunteers Making a Difference!

By Amanda Volden

Congratulations to Amanda Volden and Melissa Yanez, CSU Channel Islands graduates 2015! Back in January Amanda and Melissa contacted the Humane Society of Ventura County to see about joining our team to work on their Senior Capstone for the communications department. Every year the graduating class of CSU Channel Islands is required to do 90 hours of community service in their are of expertise. With over 100 graduates each year the program donates close to 10,000 hours of service to the Ventura County Non-Profit Community!

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09 May 2015

PET OF THE WEEK - BETTY

By Amanda Volden

Betty is a darling female, brown and white Labrador Retriever mix (possibly with Great Dane). She is about 5 months old, and she has been at the HSVC since April 23, 2015. Betty is a sweet girl who likes being with people! She does not seem to have had training, and will need to learn some basics. Betty is ready to go exploring with you! Come meet this beautiful gem today!

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09 May 2015

Summer Camp 2015

By Amanda Volden

THREE AND FIVE DAY SESSIONS FROM JUNE 17 - JULY 31 We are offering a variety of camp sessions this year for various age groups between 7 and 15. Camps are limited to only 8 campers so register early! This fun,service and learning camp includes: * Hands on work with Shelter Animals * Animal related art or craft projects * Information about animals in the wild, locally and around the world. * An introduction to animal related careers * Snacks and drinks * A camp T-shirt For a detailed description of camps, costs, dates and age ranges, please email our Humane Educator, Dawn Reily, at: [email protected] 

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05 May 2015

How to Identify Stray and Feral Cats

By Amanda Volden

Spring is here and we all know what that means……KITTIES! There are many homeless cats on the prowl and we are often asked how to tell the difference between “feral” cats and “stray” cats in your neighborhood. Knowing how to tell the difference can help inform you how best to interact with a cat or what type of intervention would be in the cat’s best interest.

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05 May 2015

PET OF THE WEEK - SULLY

By Amanda Volden

This handsome fella is Sully. Sully is a 2 year old, medium hair, tuxedo cat. He came to the Humane Society on January 24th, 2015 when his previous owners moved away and left him behind. Because of this we do not have any information on his past. When he first arrived at he shelter he was very shy and would hide from the public. 

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02 May 2015

Chili's Fundraiser - May 7th!

By Amanda Volden

SAVE THE DATE! MAY 7TH 11-9 On Thursday, May 7th, Chili's in Oxnard will be hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Humane Society of Ventura County. Just present this flyer when you order your meal and 15% of your bill will be donated to animals in need throughout Ventura County! THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR SUPPORT!