Lady and Logan Were Worth It

Josephine TempongkoAdopt, Dogs, News, Uncategorized7 Comments

Some animals take more time, effort and patience than your average shelter animal. We think they’re worth it. At HSSV, there is a revolving door of animals in need of homes. Most arrive at the shelter and leave with their new families after a few days. A few of them, like Lady and Logan, stay with us at the shelter … Read More

Access to Care Keeps Families Together

Josephine TempongkoNews, Uncategorized11 Comments

Did you know that millions of pets do not receive adequate veterinary care because the costs are simply beyond a family’s ability to pay for it? Lack of access to care is the most significant animal welfare crisis affecting owned pets, with more than 1 in 4 families struggling to access veterinary care and an estimated 25 million pets living … Read More

Reese’s New “Leash” on Life

Josephine TempongkoAdopt, Dogs, News4 Comments

    When Reese first arrived at HSSV through one of our rescue partners, he was too fearful to be touched or even walk on a leash.   Reese arrived bonded with another dog, Betty, who was also shy but tolerated petting and leashing. Because of this she was adopted more quickly, leaving poor Reese alone and afraid. At the … Read More

Saving the Sweetest Boy

Josephine TempongkoAdopt, Dogs, News6 Comments

On a Tuesday just like most Tuesdays at HSSV, our Rescue team returned from a trip to the Central Valley to pick up nearly 30 animals from one of our partner shelters. Some of the animals we brought in had medical needs that our partner shelter didn’t have the resources to treat. One of the animals that clearly needed medical … Read More