Our mission is to save lives, keep families together, and create a better future for pets and their people.
Our vision is a world where all animals can thrive, all people experience the magic of the human-animal bond, and all families are able to care for their pets.

Humane Society Silicon Valley is the world’s first model shelter to meet the 543 Guidelines for the Standards of Care in Animal Shelters put forth by the Association of Shelter Veterinarians in 2010. HSSV is also the first animal community center in the nation to receive Gold LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Mission Impact

Fiscal Year 2022

Animals Found Loving Homes
Healthy and Treatable Animals Saved
Spay & Neuter Surgeries

A Day in the Life of HSSV

Humane Society Silicon Valley is a shelter that is like no other shelter in the country. Not only is it an amazing place for animals, it’s an amazing place for people. At Humane Society Silicon Valley we’re building a more compassionate community by saving homeless pets.

As an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Humane Society Silicon Valley is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors which oversees an annual operating budget of approximately $20 million.

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