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The Small Dog Whisperer

Darci is affectionately known as the “small dog whisperer” around HSSV. Small dogs, especially shy or fearful ones, flock toward her gentle, calming personality.

So when a small, older dog needed a short-term foster, Darci was there for him–and he was given a very special name.

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A Hero for Kittens
A Hero for Kittens

During the day, Diane Foxen is a neonatal nurse working on the front lines. By night, she fosters some of our most vulnerable kittens. We’re so grateful for Diane for her work, and she’s grateful for the joy her kittens bring her. “These little kittens have been my heroes,” she says

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Fiscal Year 2019

Animals Found Loving Homes
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Covid-19 Update

As the situation with COVID-19 evolves, Humane Society Silicon Valley has made updates and re-opened some programs and services, including our pet pantry program, emergency boarding services and (virtual) dog training.

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