Hear from Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV)'s former Compassion In Action students! Learn more about their experiences and what they learned from the program.
“My interest in animals has increased and I’m not nervous around cats anymore!” —Nallely N.
“I think that doing CIA made me better realize how many homeless dogs there are and I see the importance of doing something to change that.” —Jordan A.
“I have been in this program for about a year. I really enjoy socializing the animals and I feel very trusted.” —Jessica H.
“After CIA I think I have better people skills than I originally thought.” —Natalie S.
“I have had such an amazing experience. There’s so much I can share now, with my friends and family and I hope all the animals I have come to love at HSSV will find a loving home.” —Katrina S.
“Overall, everything I learned gave me more of an understanding of why pets do the things they do.” —Gabriella Z
“I became a lot more interested in dogs. The program also allowed me to see what life is like for animals in shelters. I made a few good friends and the program was definitely a good experience.” —Emma R.