December 2018 - Sanctuary: Ventura non-profit to the rescue.


The Humane Society of Ventura County is one of many organizations to open its doors wide to dogs, cats, horses and other domesticated animals in need of sanctuary from November’s wildfires.

The HSVC is a private nonprofit founded in 1932. It is not affiliated with the Humane Society of the United States or any national animal welfare organizations, nor does it receive any funding from the city, county or state. It is funded entirely by donations, which can be made at Volunteer inquiries should be sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

These scenes depict the scope of HSVC’s work during the Woolsey fire in Malibu and surrounding locations.

Unless noted, all photos courtesy of Humane Society of Ventura County.