A Day in the Life of Rescue

Alexandra BaggsCats, Dogs, News17 Comments

Most days, Matthew’s days start early. Veeeery early. As our Animal Transport Assistant, Matthew is a crucial part of our Rescue team. Two or three times weekly (and sometimes more!) he visits local shelters or makes the long trek to the Central Valley in one of our rescue vehicles to pick up large groups of animals from our partner shelters … Read More

Making Photo Magic

Alexandra BaggsAdopt, Dogs, Volunteers9 Comments

Getting amazing photos of adoptable animals can be a challenge. But luckily for us, we have an incredible group of photographers and assistants that are able to make magic happen. In honor of National Dog Photography Day on July 26, we’re so excited to introduce you to our dog photography Dream Team: photographer Ash and assistants Claudia and Roseli. If … Read More

A Special Delivery from Oklahoma

Alexandra BaggsDogs, News2 Comments

An important part of our mission is being there to help other shelters when they need it most. Whether it’s an organization in our own backyard, or a shelter states away, we are dedicated to helping shelters and their animals in need whenever we can, wherever they are. Last week, we were asked to be a part of a very … Read More

The Little Puppy That Could

Alexandra BaggsDogs12 Comments

Tilly and her eight siblings were brought in at less than a week old, all with their eyes still closed. The pups would need round-the-clock care, and were split up and sent to a few different experienced foster homes to ensure they would each get the intensive care they needed. But almost immediately, things started to go downhill for this … Read More

Puppy Playtime in The Office

arianna.melahn@hssv.orgDogs3 Comments

  Puppy incoming! Here at HSSV, it’s not uncommon for employees to take care of puppies in their cubicles. Avery was recovering from a fractured pelvis and hip alone in her room. A group from our Development team stepped up to the plate and took her in. Her temporary caretakers had a blast looking out for her during the time she … Read More

A Great Dane Gets a Great Home

Alexandra BaggsAdopt, Dogs1 Comment

  Mallory spending time with one of our amazing volunteers right before she found her new home After just two days on our adoption floor, Mallory caught the eye of her new family. They had previously had a deaf Great Dane, and had been looking for another one to join their family and fill the Great Dane-sized hole in their … Read More