Paws for a Cause October Classic

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Special Thanks to the Ojai Valley Community Hospital Foundation for hosting the Humane Society of Ventura County during their October Classic Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. An annual 10K and 5K run was held at the Ojai Valley Community Hospital also hosts Paws for a Cause dog walking event for those participants who walk a much shorter route with their K9 companions – many of which were dressed for Halloween.

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Bowl of Thanks Event to Support the Humane Society of Ventura County

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This Sunday at Ventura Harbor! Ventura County Potters Guild presents the Bowl of Thanks on Sunday, November 3rd from 11 am to 4 pm.

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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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