It's Giving Tuesday! Help Us, Help Them

Join us in making a difference by making a donation to help improve the lives of animals right here in Ventura county.

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HSVC Now Offering FREE Online Education Opportunities for Distance Learning

Spring is here and with the change of seasons comes big changes in education. Students and teachers are no longer learning in their classrooms. Instead, they are participating in distance learning from home as a result of COVID-19. To continue humane education outreach efforts, HSVC Humane Educator Angie Chupek Sagliani has created interactive online presentations designed specifically for distance learning.

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Beat the Heat! Hot Weather Safety Tips for Your Pet

As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, many pet owners are spending more time outdoors with their furry friends. However, excessive time in hot weather can spell danger for your animals. Check out these simple precautions provided by the ASPCA to prevent your pet from overheating this season.

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It's Volunteer Appreciation Week! We Love our Volunteers!

It 's National Volunteer Appreciation Week! All of us at the Humane Society of Ventura County want to send a huge THANK YOU to all our volunteers. While the shelter is still currently closed due to COVID-19, we still want to show just how much our volunteers mean to us. Everyone at the HSVC misses our volunteers and we can not wait until we are able to welcome them back with open arms.

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Social Distancing With Your Pet During COVID-19

Social distancing has become a normal practice for society as a result of the recent COVID-19 outbreak. According to the CDC, the term “social distancing” or “physical distancing” means to keep space between yourself and other people outside of your home. Keeping space between yourself and others is one of the best things you can do to avoid being exposed to the COVID-19 virus.

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Barn Safety During COVID-19

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is currently no evidence that pets can contract or spread COVID-19 to other animals, including people. Regardless, here are a few tips from the United Horse Coalition to help keep you and your barn animals safe during this outbreak.

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The Humane Society of Ventura County Donates PPE to Ventura County Emergency Operations Center

The Humane Society of Ventura County donated Personal Protective Equipment to Captain Romero with the Ventura County Fire Department this week in support of first responders working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Enrichment for HSVC Shelter Dogs

In a shelter environment, we often start to see our four-legged friends exhibiting certain behaviors that stem from lack of mental stimulation. Behaviors such as hyper arousal, stress, anxiety, depression, and compulsive disorders are all commonly developed by dogs who spend extended amounts of time at a shelter. 

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