Enjoying a Hassle Free Move With Your Pet

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Between 20 to 40% of dogs can have anxiety, according to the College of Veterinary Medicine. If you have adopted a pet recently and it gets a little anxious either during trips, when entering unfamiliar territory or being left alone in a new home, you may worry about the effect that moving can have. Adaptation is only one piece of the puzzle, of course. Dogs and cats alike can feel anxious during transportation, which can get in the way of the removal process. Follow these tips to enjoy a relaxing, stress-free move; one that your pooch or kitten adapts to almost as quickly as you do.

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Painting Good Times for the HSVC

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The Painted Cabernet in The Collection in Oxnard recently hosted a fundraising event benefiting the Humane Society of Ventura County. Participants were given painting lessons and all the materials necessary to paint their version of a scrappy white dog.

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Easter Pet Safety with Natalie

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With Easter Sunday just days away veterinary assistant Natalie Pagnusat, has some thoughtful tips and advice on enjoying the holiday weekend while keeping the best interest of our animals and pets in mind!

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Stunning Animal Portraits Help Shelter Animals Find Loving Homes

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Photographing shelter animals is no easy feat and capturing the true spirit of an animal takes patience and love. Victoria Pearson, who has been volunteering her skills taking beautiful portraits of the animals at the Humane Society of Ventura County, has just the right touch when it comes to achieving the perfect shot.

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Your Donations at Work! New Multi-Use Horse Wash Station is Complete

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One of the things that makes the Humane Society of Ventura County stand out is its ability to care for large animals at its 4.4-acre facility located in Ojai, California. Equine, animals such as horses and donkeys, often rely on the Shelter for their health and wellbeing and we are always in the process of making improvements to our facility and grounds to better serve the animals in our care.

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Volunteers - The Heart of the Community

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There are many ways that volunteers can give back to the community while helping to improve the lives of animals in need. While many of our volunteers choose to work directly with animals, volunteers may also donate their time and skills in other ways.

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Humane Society Welcomes New Director of Veterinary Services

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On March first, the Humane Society of Ventura County welcomed Christina Sisk, DVM to the team as the new Director of Veterinary Services. As Director of Veterinary Services, Dr. Sisk will oversee our spay and neuter clinic as well as the health and wellbeing of all animals in our care. Dr. Sisk will provide leadership for our clinic staff, ensure that quality medicine is delivered, and make sure that regulatory compliance of veterinary medicine is practiced. Besides conducting spay and neuter surgeries for the shelter and public’s animals, Dr. Sisk and her team will also examine each animal in the Shelter’s care, making sure they are properly vaccinated and receive any necessary treatments.

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The Many Ways Junior Volunteers Give Back

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The Humane Society of Ventura County is very lucky to have volunteers of all ages. Our Junior Volunteer Program allows children who are ten years or older to begin making a difference in the lives of animals in our county. These volunteers, along with their parents, work to teach dogs and cats the joys of playing ball, chasing toys, and cuddling in our laps. It also gives the shelter a chance to learn how the animals do with children in a safe and healthy environment.

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