The SBVVMA is committed to providing excellent patient care and to upholding the highest level of integrity and professional conduct. As part of this commitment, we adhere to a standard of peer review for the timely resolution of medical, professional, and ethical controversies.
Natural disasters happen. The CVMRC is a voluntary group of California veterinary professionals and paraprofessionals who mobilize in response to a state of declared emergency to provide veterinary medical services with the goal of maintaining animal welfare and protecting California’s public health.
Founded in 1932, the Humane Society of Ventura County (HSVC) is dedicated to promoting the health, safety and welfare of Ventura County’s pets. The HSVC achieves this goal through countywide educational and community outreach programs, as well as offering pet adoptions, a low cost vaccination and spay/neuter clinic, investigation of cases of suspect animal abuse and cruelty and running Ventura’s Pantry4Paws program.
Ventura County Animal Services is an open-admission, municipal animal shelter that operates two shelters within the County of Ventura (Camarillo and Simi Valley). VCAS has an annual intake of 11-12K animals and provides contract services for eight cities within the community including all unincorporated areas of Ventura County. VCAS enforces local ordinances and state laws, conducts animal cruelty/neglect investigations, and providing medical care for sick and injured animals.
In 2020, the Santa Barbara Humane Society and the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society completed a historical merger to create a countywide organization of animal care. Together, in 2019, they placed more than 2,300 animals into loving homes. As a local nonprofit organization, they also provide a safe haven for homeless cats and dogs, low cost spay/neuter and wellness services, dog training and affordable pet boarding.
C.A.R.E.4Paws is dedicated to keeping pets and their families together through life’s trials. This includes accepting and distributing pet food donations to Santa Barbara’s senior, low income and homeless population, providing mobile veterinary medical care, and helping pets and human owners who are victims of domestic violence.
Community Cat Coalition (CCC) is a voluntary group of locals dedicated to the well being of “community cats” – those felines who lack a permanent home and for whose wellbeing, the community has a responsibility. CCC promotes the health of community cats through a trap-neuter-release (TNR) program, vaccine clinics, medical care, foster and educational services.
SPARC is a community-based, non-profit, no kill shelter in Ventura County, whose mission is to provide compassionate care to the stray and abandoned animals of Santa Paula. SPARC achieves this goal through it’s city spay/neuter, vaccination, educational and licensing services.