Welcome, Cassie's Cats!

We are very excited to announce another local business as a DoorDash host location in partnership with the HSVC! Welcome, Cassie's Cats! Pet owners in need will now be able to receive free pet food delivered by DoorDash within a ten-mile radius of Cassie's Cats located at 1744 E. Main St. in Ventura.

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Week One of Animal Adventure Camp was a Success!

Week one of HSVC's Animal Adventure Camp was a success! Campers aged 8-12 got to visit the shelter and learn all about nature, animals, and what we do at the HSVC. What a fun experience!

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HSVC Partners with Kirby Subaru as Newest DoorDash Host Location

We are very excited to announce Kirby Subaru of Ventura is now a host location of DoorDash in partnership with the HSVC, Interface Children & Family Services Ventura County 2.1.1. and United Way! With this program, pet owners in need will be able to receive free pet food delivered by DoorDash within a ten-mile radius of any of our host locations throughout Ventura County. 

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Free ID Tags Now Through July 10th!

We hope everyone had a fun and petriotic 4th of July! Reminder! The HSVC is still offering FREE ID tags now through July 10th to those in need to help prevent lost pets in the future. We are also offering $15 microchipping, including registration!

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Disaster Preparedness for Horses & Livestock

As residents of Southern California, we have grown accustomed to the dangers of wildfire season. As pet owners, it is important to have a disaster preparedness plan in place in case of an emergency. Horses and livestock require special considerations when planning for the event of a disaster. Fortunately, there are a number of things large animal owners can do to prepare in the case of an emergency or evacuation.

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Severe Heat Warning! Temperatures Are Hotter Than They Seem!

As summer temperatures continue to soar, it is important to remember that pet-friendly surfaces are often much hotter than they seem. Even cooler days can be potentially hazardous to your furry friends. To prove it, our staff used a heat gun to take the temperature of common surfaces around our property in Ojai. The results are shocking!

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4th of July Pet Safety

Independence Day is right around the corner! While you may want to include your pets in your 4th of July fun, it’s important for all pet parents to be aware of the potential dangers of this summer holiday. This time of the year is the most common time for pets to go missing after loud firework displays or to ingest foods that can be harmful. Check out these tips to help you and your four-legged friends have a safe and petriotic holiday weekend!

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Thank You, Ava!

The HSVC would like to extend a big thank you to 5-year-old Ava for donating money to our shelter to help animals in need! With the help of her mom, Ava hosted a lemonade stand in her neighborhood and sold cookies and lemonade. She raised over $60 for the animals at our shelter, way to go Ava!

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