Finding Forever Homes

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Here at HSSV, we’re dedicated to finding loving homes for the animals in our care, no matter how long it takes. There’s nothing like witnessing an adopter fall in love with their new pet, and we’re honored to make it happen everyday. It’s even better when adopters follow up with us to tell us about life with their new family … Read More

The Fur Ball 2022

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  Lillian made a special appearance onstage with her new adopted mom and received an overwhelming response by the crowd. The evening concluded with dazzling entertainment from Quixotic. The Fur Ball 2022 was an overwhelming success and we are so grateful to each and every person who came together for the animals. We especially want to thank Kira Klapper, our … Read More

A High-Rise For Hamsters

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In early September, a shelter in Fresno reached out to us asking if four of their hamsters could hitch a ride on our transport for the day. We didn’t know any background about them or if they were male or female, so we had to find a way to separate them. Our amazingly talented ACT, Dani, jumped in and built … Read More

Mission Impawsible

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It’s not every day you find a pair of cats in your ceiling! Or in this case… rafters! Gemma (orange & white) & Frannie (grey tabby) wanted a taste of the world outside of holding. Bored of the confines of their own space, they decided to make a break for it, but how? After some searching, they found it. A … Read More

A Long Road for a Sweet Kitten

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When the tiny kitten was brought to our medical center, she came with a traumatic backstory. Her and her sister had been found on the side of the road by an extremely caring man. Their mom had been hit by a car and passed away. Opal, as the kitten would be named, had an injury to her front right leg … Read More

Creating a Path Forward, Together

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The Start of a New Chapter It’s hard to believe that it has been almost five years since the first time I visited Humane Society Silicon Valley. I distinctly remember the warm February afternoon when I arrived at the Animal Community Center to kick off a volunteer consulting project. I was surprised by the welcoming campus and the beautiful building, … Read More

The Unstoppable Duo

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It started with Pirate. He came to us at just two weeks old, underweight, and with one of his eyes ruptured. One of our veterinary assistants, Stephanie, took him home for the night to monitor and bottle feed him. The next morning, his weight was down and his eye was looking worse. His prognosis didn’t look good, but our medical … Read More