Success Stories

  • Louise Loves Her Furever Home!

    Posted by · November 15, 2021 10:32 AM · 1 reaction

    Louise, formerly Mary Lou, was adopted from the HSVC in February of 2020. Then 3-years-old, the adorable Chihuahua mix quickly caught the eye of her future pawrents, Matthew and Sophia. Though it took some time, we are thrilled to report Louise is now fully adjusted and living happily ever after in her forever home!

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  • Mama Juliet is Thriving in her Furever Home!

    Posted by · November 08, 2021 4:28 PM · 2 reactions

    Six months post-adoption and Mama Juliet is thriving in her furever home! According to her new mom, Janis, it only took a couple of weeks for the sweet German Shepherd to adjust to her new surroundings. Juliet now spends her time going for morning and evening walks and being a faithful companion dog to Janis and Michael. 

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  • Miester is 100% Adorable!

    Posted by · November 02, 2021 11:44 AM · 1 reaction

    Miester, formerly Viola, was adopted in mid-June of this year by Kara, Annika, Joel, and their family. One of a litter of 13 puppies, Miester was born on Easter Sunday after her mama, Juliet, was transferred to the HSVC from our friends at Kern County Animal Services. The 6-month-old German Shepherd pup has grown up into a happy, healthy, 61-pound girl since finding her furever home.  

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  • Koa Has Grown into Such a Handsome Boy!

    Posted by · October 25, 2021 3:12 PM · 1 reaction

    We are excited to share another #pupdate from one of Mama Juliet’s puppies! Six-month-old Koapaka (Koa), formerly Hamlet, was adopted by Camille last June. Weighing just 17 pounds at his first vet visit, Koa has since grown up into a handsome 55 pound pup!

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  • Good Girl Demi is Happier Than Ever!

    Posted by · October 19, 2021 9:43 AM · 1 reaction

    Donna and Robert adopted 3-year-old Demi in early June of this year. According to the couple, they fell in love with the sweet Shepherd mix after seeing a photo of Demi online with a ladybug on her head. Five months post-adoption and Demi is still as happy and spoiled as ever in her forever home!

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  • Romeo has Transformed into a Different Pup!

    Posted by · October 11, 2021 11:18 AM · 1 reaction

    We were in awe to see how different Romeo looks now that he is all grown up! The biggest of Mama Juliet’s litter of 13, Romeo was adopted by Scott, Hadley, Anna, and Frances back in June of this year.

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  • Echo is all Grown Up!

    Posted by · October 04, 2021 12:13 PM · 1 reaction

    Echo has grown up so much since he was adopted from the HSVC in mid-June of this year! Formerly Cato, Echo is one of 13 puppies born on Easter Sunday to Mama Juliet after she was transferred from our friends at Kern County Animal Services. According to new pawrents Omar and Nellie, Echo has become a huge part of their family and absolutely loves his fur sibling, Luna. 

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  • Happy 5-Year Adoption Anniversary, Jack!

    Posted by · September 28, 2021 12:07 PM · 1 reaction

    Handsome boy Jack was adopted from the HSVC almost exactly five years ago. Formerly Shaggy, 8-year-old Jack had been a resident of the HSVC for almost a year before finding his furever home with parents Louise and Paul in 2016. 

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  • Kelli was Born to Herd Sheep!

    Posted by · September 21, 2021 10:57 AM · 1 reaction

    Seven-year-old Kelli was adopted from the Shelter in April of 2015 by HSVC staff member Heather Rowe. The adorable Border Collie was just 8-months-old when she was brought to the HSVC as an owner surrender. Due to the situation she came from, Kelli was very fearful when meeting new people. Heather decided to foster Kelli to help her conquer her fears, and it didn't take long for the pup to become a "foster fail." She has been living happily with Heather ever since!

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  • Hank and Willie All Dolled Up

    Posted by · September 13, 2021 10:30 AM · 1 reaction

    HSVC alums Hank and Willie, formerly Atlas and Basil, are two Chihuahuas that were rescued during a recent dog hoarding case in Lompoc. Both pups were extremely shy and scared when they were first transferred to the shelter. The pair recently stopped by to visit with their new mama, Nancy. As you can see, they have blossomed into friendly cuddle bugs since being adopted by Nancy in November of 2020.

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