Pack Walks Bring Joy to Shelter Animals

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In October, the Humane Society of Ventura County’s Senior Humane Officer Tracy Vail started a new Pack Walk Program. Tracy, a certified dog trainer, is trained on how to lead a pack walk.

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Summer Hours Start March 11th!

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As of Monday, March 11th, The Humane Society of Ventura County is open for its extended summer hours!

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Celebrating Three Generations of Volunteers

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Volunteer Michelle (right) has been helping out at the Humane Society of Ventura County for about one year. Her primary love is with the big dogs. She can often be found playing with them in the HSVC Dog Agility Yard on the Shelter property in Ojai.

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Reading to Dogs - and Cats!

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The Humane Society of Ventura County invites all animals lovers to join us at the Shelter for a wonderful morning of reading to our dogs and cats. This is a great opportunity to give back to the animals we love and brush up on your reading skills while you're at it!

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Volunteer Spotlight - From Compassion to Action

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Sheila has been with the Humane Society of Ventura County for a year and a half and loves coming to volunteer, “There are so many things to help out with, and I can choose what works best for my interests and schedule.” Sheila began volunteering for the HSVC after she retired and wanted to give back in a way to benefit the animals. She signed up, attended training, and never looked back.

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Meet & Greet Events - Schedule Yours Today!

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Recently, California passed a law that bans pet stores from selling dogs, cats, and rabbits unless they come from animal shelters or rescue groups. The Humane Society of Ventura County invites local pet stores and businesses to learn more about setting up Meet and Greet events with our shelter dogs.

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Thank You to the Rachael Ray Foundation!

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The Humane Society of Ventura County was honored with a $100,000 donation recently from The Rachael Ray Foundation™ in support of our care for animals impacted by the wildfires. “We are tremendously grateful for this donation,” said Greg Cooper, Director of Community Outreach for the HSVC. “These funds will help us meet our continued efforts in caring for the scores of evacuated animals still at the Shelter,” Cooper continued.

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Grooming Tips For You and Your Dog

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Last week our Kennel Manager Angela groomed a young dog who had been brought to us in very poor condition. The dog's coat had not been maintained, and there was no choice but to shave him down. The dog's fur was so matted that it came off almost entirely in one piece. While the dog is doing well and scheduled to be adopted very soon, we wanted to share some tips in the hopes of educating our audience about proper grooming!

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