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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Hay Now, Lion’s Club Donation Put to Use

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Thanks to a generous donation by the Ojai Valley Lion's Club, a second hay barn is under construction at the Humane Society of Ventura County. Once complete, it will be a duplicate of the hay barn already on site at the Shelter property in Ojai and will be used to store large animal feed. 

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Open Board Meeting - April 17th

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We are pleased to announce this spring’s Open Board Meeting will be held at the shelter on Wednesday, April 17th at 6 pm. The meeting will take place at the Humane Society of Ventura County in front of the Harry Valentine Visitor Center.

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Patagonia Kid’s Club - Succulent Success!

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Special thanks to Patagonia Kid’s Club program for their donation of supplies to the Humane Society of Ventura County. The after-school care program’s children, ages 5-8, utilized recycled gardening pots, ceramic mugs and other containers to pot succulents to sell at Patagonia’s Ventura Campus recently.

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