Pet Pantry Spreads Year Round Cheer

Josephine TempongkoUncategorized, Volunteers4 Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and for many, the holiday season is about generosity – an annual reminder to spread joy by giving of ourselves to those most in need. It’s the perfect time to celebrate a program that gives all year round – HSSV’s Pet Pantry program. An estimated 25 million pets are living in poverty … Read More

A Tale of Three Puppies

Josephine TempongkoDogs, News, Volunteers4 Comments

We all know puppies are adorable. Wiggly. Cuddly. The most fun. But puppies are also incredibly vulnerable in shelters. They require an immense amount of time, medical care, and socialization. They’re very susceptible to disease. Their lives are incredibly fragile, and it can be a huge undertaking for a shelter to care for them. At HSSV, we are fortunate enough … Read More

Making Photo Magic

Josephine TempongkoAdopt, Dogs, Volunteers10 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 Big Blog Update on Fire Efforts

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Our hearts are with the people and animals who have been affected by the fires in Butte County. This disaster was devastating, and though the fires are officially out, hundreds of animals remain in the fire-affected area, homeless and needing care. Temporary shelters have been set up to house these animals, and organizations from all over the country are pitching in … Read More

A Few Big Thank Yous

hssvVolunteers2 Comments

We need to take a minute to say something. Is it about me? What is it? A few weeks ago, we celebrated Clear the Shelters. It was 3 days of reduced fee adoptions that resulted in 171 adoptions, lots of smiles, and many, many happy endings. This was the moment at the end of the 3-day weekend when an adorable … Read More