Humane Society Silicon Valley is the world’s first model shelter. We not only make it our mission to save animals, we do so with an eye to the future, providing innovative service and standards of care to serve both people and animals.
Find out how HSSV reached the milestone of becoming the first model shelter in this article by Animal Sheltering Magazine, featuring Carol Novello, HSSV President, and Dr. Cristie Kamiya, Chief of Shelter Medicine.
Association of Shelter Veterinarians Newsletter, Humane Society Silicon Valley’s Journey to Completing the Guidelines – by Dr. Kamiya, Chief of Shelter Medicine
Mercury News, Are Some Feral Cats Faking It?
BARK Magazine, Guiding Animal Shelters to a Higher Standard
Humane Society of the United States Animal Sheltering Magazine, Model Behavior: Humane Society Silicon Valley reaches a milestone by meeting ‘model shelter’ standards, featuring Dr. Kamiya, Carol Novello and UC Davis’ Dr. Hurley
Humane Society of the United States Animal Sheltering Magazine, Not your mother’s animal shelter: After decades of innovation, sheltering has progressed far beyond its ‘dog pound’ roots
Mercury News, What to do if you find abandoned kittens in your yard
Gentry Magazine: Pets & Their People, Freedom Fighter
Santa Clara Weekly, HSSV is Setting the Standard, Named Nation’s First Model Shelter
ASPCA Pro Million Cat Challenge Webinar Series, Cat Portals: A Tale of Two Shelters
Mercury News, Humane Society celebrates its ‘model’ achievement
NBC Bay Area (KNTV), “Model Shelter” Award for Humane Society Silicon Valley
Maddie’s Fund: Chew on This, Why animal welfare organizations should fail fast and often, leverage volunteers and make data driven decisions – interview with Carol Novello
Asia Pacific with Robert Handa on NBC Bay Area, Interviews with Dr. Kamiya, Chief of Shelter Medicine:
KQED Forum, Pet Adoption with Carol Novello & Dr. Delmasso