Forever Homes Wanted

Vol. 14, No. 04 – Nov 18 – Dec 1, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Rocco, a handsome 7 1/2 year old Chow mix rescued from a shelter. I was an owner surrender due to my owner moving and I couldn’t go too. I was described by the shelter as being very sweet, very friendly and a favorite of volunteers. I’m grateful to C.A.R.L. for rescuing me before […] Read More »

Vol. 14, No. 03 – Nov 4 – Nov 17, 2020 – Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Bolt, an active 2+ year old German Shepherd / Siberian Husky X who is in need of a new home as my owner thinks I would do best in a larger home with a yard. I enjoy playing and running. I would make a good running partner as I go for a 4-mile […] Read More »

Vol. 14, No. 02 – Oct 21 – Nov 3, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Tazzy, a 1+ year old beautiful Rottweiler who is in need of a loving home. I was rescued from VC Animal Services and I’ll always be grateful to the Starr Group for sponsoring me and to C.A.R.L. for taking me into their program. I know I’m in great hands and they will find […] Read More »

Vol. 14, No. 01 – Oct 7 – Oct 20, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Newt came to the shelter as a stray. Poor fella had a kitty cold and very itchy skin. Our medical staff has been treating him and found out that as uncomfortable as he was, he didn’t let that stop him from lighting up a room. Newt loves everyone and everything, and always greets the staff with a happy chirp. […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 26 – Sept 23 – Oct 6, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Buddy, an almost 9 year old gentle German Shepherd mix who is in need of a new home as although my owner loves me very much, due to unexpected life changes, he can no longer take care of me. I’m an active dog who is house and crate trained. I know some basic […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 25 – Sept 9 – Sept 22, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Meet Angus! This handsome boy is a 1-year-old black Lab Retriever who came to the HSVC as a stray in early August. Angus is very friendly and loves to play. He is also really smart! Angus is still a young pup and would benefit from some training. He would do well with an active owner […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 24 – Aug 26 – Sept 8, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Jackson, a healthy, happy, eager-to-please 7 year old American Staffordshire Terrier X who is very friendly , affectionate and a World Class Snuggler! I have a great energy level and a relaxed, goofy way about myself that everyone just loves! My ideal family will allow me time to decompress, get used to my […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 23 – Aug 12 – Aug 25, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Morgan, a beautiful 7-month-old German Shepherd mix who is in need of a new home as my owners are moving and I can’t go along too. I’m a very energetic guy who loves to play. I’ll need an active family that can keep up with me. I love my people and I have […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 22 – July 29 – Aug 11, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Look who is ready to find their new home together. Poppy (brown – 2 years old) and Myrtle (tri-colored- 3 or 4 years old). They are two Chihuahuas from the “Sweet 16” that C.A.R.L. rescued from South Central LA from a severe neglect situation. These two need to be adopted together. We believe that Myrtle […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 21 – July 15 – July 28, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Gentry a handsome almost 5-year-old German Shepherd in need of a new home. I was rescued from Animal Services and I’m thankful to be getting a second chance at finding my forever home. I’m house trained and love to play ball. I have a significant prey drive and get quite excited around other […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 20 – July 1 – July 14, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Adoptable Dumpling is as cute as his name. He arrived at the shelter at the very beginning of 2020 and has been patiently awaiting a loving home of his own ever since. This very sweet and affectionate boy would make a wonderful, indoor companion pet. To learn more about Dumpling and the adoption process, please email the Ventura County […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 19 – June 17 – June 30, 2020 – Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Zuma an affectionate and easy going 13-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier X who likes to cuddle with you in bed. I need a quiet and calm adult home where there are no cats. I may be older, but I still enjoy going for a walk and playing outside a bit. I know the basics […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 18 – June 3 – June 16, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Tucker, an older Shih Tzu in need of a new home. I was rescued from Animal Services and I’m thankful C.A.R.L. is giving me the chance to find my forever home. I know people will pass me by because of my age, but I know my special someone is out there. I hope […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 17 – May 20 – June 2, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

  Hi: I’m Brazil, a handsome 11 year old Chow rescued in memory of Blake Donovan. I spent a year at the shelter in LA, then I was transferred to C.A.R.L. While at C.A.R.L. I’ve participated in playgroups and I’ve done fine with the other dogs. I’m less active and more reserved and independent. I’m […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 16 – May 6 – May 19, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi, I’m Sienna and I’m a gorgeous, red-head looking for love and a forever home. I am in the prime of my life (almost 8 years old). In addition to playing tennis, I enjoy hiking and long walks. I love the attention that I get from my gorgeous look. I would prefer to be the […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 15 – Apr 22 – May 5, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Honey, a playful 9 years young Labrador X in need of a new home as my owner passed away and the sibling who took me in is moving out-of-state and I am not able to go too. I enjoy a game of fetch and going on walks. I’m good with cats (I may […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 14 – Apr 8 – Apr 21, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Is This Your Pet? We hope so! We are hoping the owner of this very cute Chihuahua mix will see this and bring her home. We think she is about 2 years old. She is 15 pounds and was found in Oxnard. Is she your dog or do you know where she lives? Her id […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 13 – Mar 25 – Apr 7, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Lucy a 10-year-old Labrador / Chow X who is an active outdoorsy type of gal who loves to hike, chase balls, ride in the car and just lounge around. I have a great smile, love being around my people getting lots of love and attention. I know basic commands and aim to please. […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 12 – Mar 11 – Mar 24, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Adoptable Louise is a sweet bunny who arrived at Ventura County Animal Services almost a year ago. She was adopted and then returned by a family  who discovered they did not have the time to properly care for a house rabbit. To meet Louise and learn more about the responsibilities and rewards of companion rabbits, […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 11 – Feb 26 – Mar 10, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Adoptable Elton is spreading the word that Ventura County Animals Services is offering an adoption special for the month of February. Any shelter bunny that is available for adoption and already spayed or neutered can be adopted for $14. Elton is a sweet and handsome boy who is eager for a family of his own. […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 10 – Feb 12 – Feb 25, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

  Hi: I’m Buddie a 12-year-old Brussels Griffon who was rescued from Animal Services. I’m grateful to C.A.R.L. for giving me a chance to find my forever home. My eyesight isn’t that great, and I have arthritis in my back but that doesn’t stop me from getting excited to go out for walks. I hop […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 9 – Jan 29 – Feb 11, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Lucy an almost 11-year-old Labrador / Chow X who is an active outdoorsy type of gal who loves to hike, chase balls, ride in the car and just lounge around. I have a great smile, love being around my people getting lots of love and attention. I know basic commands and aim to […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 8 – Jan 15 – Jan 28, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Adoptable Triscuit is in search of a new family for the new year. This sweet and curious bunny is one of dozens of rabbits who arrived at the shelter during the holidays. Triscuit loves attention and being petted. He is eager for a safe and loving indoor home. To meet Triscuit and learn more about […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 7 – Jan 1 – Jan 14, 2020 - Forever Homes Wanted

Boots came to us when his owner lost his home. He lived with other cats and is reported to be friendly with adults, children as well as other cats. He is a social butterfly in out kitty cottage. He is always the first one to come up to greet you. Boots is doing well with […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 6 – Dec 18 – Dec 31, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

This gorgeous German Shepherd mix had a home, but lost it when a family member became allergic to him. Chief’s family said he loves people of all ages and gets along with other dogs. Chief likes playing with balls and squeaky toys and knows sit and down. This friendly, affectionate, attentive guy will be a […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 5 – Dec 4 – Dec 17, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Snowflake a beautiful 6 1/2 year old Husky in need of a new home because my owner abandoned me. I don’t understand why, but I’m thankful C.A.R.L. will help me find my true forever home. I’m an active girl who is playful and outgoing, but I need to be your one and only. […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 4 – Nov 20 – Dec 3, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Barney a 6 year old handsome Saint Bernard (mostly) / Border Collie (DNA test) in need of a new home. Due to my size and strength and I sometimes startle easily I’d do best in an adult only home. I’m house trained via a doggy door and I enjoy going for two 20 […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 3 – Nov 6 – Nov 19, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Aura is a beautiful 4-year-old cream tabby. She was found as a stray, but is very social  with tons of personality. Aura can be found in our free roaming kitty cottage so you can just walk in and meet her. You can also give some of our other cats in the cottage some attention while […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 2 – Oct 23 – Nov 5, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Ivy a 5-year-old Papillon mix in need of a new home. I came from a situation of neglect and abuse and left tied up in the backyard. I’ll need someone with time and patience in order for me to gain your trust. I’m great with dogs, bunnies, chickens and cats. I’m good with […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 1 – Oct 9 – Oct 22, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Louie a 13 year old Corgi/Chihuahua/Golden Lab X. Sadly my owner passed away and I’m heartbroken and confused that she is no longer around to love and take care of me. Thankfully I’m in a loving foster home, but what I really want is a forever home. I would do best in a […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 26 – Sept 25 – Oct 8, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Adoptable Brûlée is the total package. This petite and beautiful bunny is very sweet and loves people. She hopes to find a loving, indoor home of her home in time for International Rabbit day, which is celebrated annually on the 4th Saturday of September. facebook.com/vcasbunnybrigade. Ventura County Animal Services – Camarillo location – 600 Aviation […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 25 – Sept 11 – Sept 24, 2019 – Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Polo a 2 1/2 year old Australian Cattle Dog mix who was found as a stray. I fell into a swimming pool, maybe not the best way to get attention, but it sort of worked. The people who owned the pool couldn’t keep me and they reached out to C.A.R.L. to help find […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 24 – Aug 28 – Sept 10, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Bug,  what a great dog…He is shy and gentle cuddle-bug, very sweet on leash, walks right beside you.  He just lies down by your side or sets his heavy head in your lap for a pat. He doesn’t jump up on you.  He is good with adopters who are comfortable with canines who have a […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 23 – Aug 14 – Aug 27, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Thor a 3 year old handsome Chow X who was rescued from the Riverside Shelter. I am very social but was getting stressed out at the shelter. My time was almost up and I’ll always be grateful to all who came to my aid through sponsoring my upkeep so I could come to […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 22 – July 31 – Aug 13, 2019 – Forever Homes Wanted

Marcia, Jan, and Cindy (A710038, A710050, and A710054) arrived at Ventura County Animal Services in May as part of a group of 59 bunnies that all came from the same home. That group included 34 baby rabbits that went immediately into the care of VCAS Bunny Brigade foster families until they would be old enough […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 21 – July 17 – July 30, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Tazz a 5 year old German Shorthaired Pointer / Siberian Husky X who has been described as having heart-stopping good looks and a great personality. I’m more of the star athlete than the class clown. I’m a real busy body. I’m great in the car and love watching the road. I’m house trained, […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 20 – July 3 – July 16, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Adoptable Francois has patiently awaited his forever home since arriving at Ventura County Animal Services last November. Francois is a handsome Angora rabbit who requires daily brushing and an extra serving of good quality pellets to maintain his lengthy locks. Like many shelter rabbits, sweet Francois is a white bunny with ruby eyes. To meet […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 19 – June 19 – July 2, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Adoptable Meadow is one of 59 bunnies who came to Ventura County Animal Services from the same household. VCAS officers, staff, and Bunny Brigade volunteers sprang into action when the owners sought help, setting up cages for the adult rabbits and finding foster homes for over 30 babies.The adult rabbits like Meadow are now spayed […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 18 – June 5 – June 18, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

  Hi: I’m Elvis a handsome Chow X rescued from an LA shelter. I’m grateful to C.A.R.L. for giving me a chance at finding my forever home. The LA shelter thinks I should go to an adult-only home with someone experienced with my breed and as the only pet in the home. I’m house trained […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 17 – May 22 – June 4, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi, I’m Justin an Australian Shepherd / Spaniel X who is in need of a new home. I’m a great dog, but I bond with people and can become protective of them. I need an experienced owner who can give me the structure and consistency that I need so I can relax and enjoy life. […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 16 – May 8 – May 21, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Meet our Marvelous Milo…a medium-sized, good-natured boy who would love to be your very Personal Greeter to welcome you home every day after work! Milo is friendly, affectionate, knows how to sit when asked and has good manners when offered treats. He is a handsome, wonderful guy who is very deserving of a loving home […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 15 – Apr 24 – May 7, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi, I’m Justin an Australian Shepherd / Spaniel X who is in need of a new home. I’m a great dog, but I bond with people and can become protective of them. I need an experienced owner who can give me the structure and consistency that I need so I can relax and enjoy life. […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 14 – Apr 10 – Apr 23, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Rose lost her home when her owners had to move. Rose is a very sweet Jack Russell – Chihuahua mix. Her prior owner said she gets along great with other dogs and has a great personality. Rose would love to have a forever lap. You can meet her in kennel 907. Ventura County Animal Services – Simi location – […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 13 – Mar 27 – Apr 9, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

This little guy, Argo has been in our shelter for 100+ days. Why, you ask? Because he convinced our staff and adopters that he hates everyone! He even bit the one lady who tried to adopt him while she was putting a sweater on him. (Naughty Argo!) That being said, one of our Behavior Team members took him […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 12 – Mar 13 – Mar 26, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi, I’m Cole 2 a cute 4 year old Chihuahua X who was rescued from Animal Services. I’m grateful to be given a chance to find my forever home. I was in a foster home with 2 other small dogs. I respond best to a calm structured environment. I am a bit fearful and anxious, […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 11 – Feb 27 – Mar 12, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Chewie has been in foster care for over a month now and he is a wonderful, extremely easygoing little guy. He loves talking walks, running and hiking. He’s great with kids. He enjoys being in a car or simply chilling on the couch. He is a perfect companion. He has lived successfully with other dogs […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 10 – Feb 13 – Feb 26, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Look at this handsome face and those adorable ears! Pony Boy is a fun, young dog who was brought to the shelter by a Good Samaritan who found him roaming in the streets. The person who found him reported that Pony Boy got along well with her older large dog and her younger small dog. He also did great […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 9 – Jan 30 – Feb 12, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Adoptable Marlon is one of dozens of underage rabbits who came under the care of Ventura County Animal Services in 2018. So many baby bunnies arrive at VCAS after being bought on impulse and then discarded. The VCAS Bunny Brigade foster program provides a safe and loving temporary home for sweet little bunnies like Marlon until they are old […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 8 – Jan 16 – Jan 29, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Skye a beautiful 1 year 4 month old Chow in need of a new home. I arrived pregnant and was able to go to a foster home before I gave birth to 4 puppies. Although I’m a Mom now, I’m still a puppy myself. I love attention but can react negatively if I […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 6 – Dec 19, 2018 – Jan 2, 2019 - Forever Homes Wanted

Say hello to Ripley! This gorgeous girl is friendly, playful, and loves affection. She knows some commands and is a great learner! Her favorite activity is fetch and she is quite the pro at it. Not only is she easy to walk, but she is also easy to bathe! She loves to get scrubbed during baths and doesn’t give […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 5 – Dec 5 – Dec 18, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Meet Dora and Diego, the two cutest munchkins you’ll ever meet! Dora (2 years old) and Diego 6 years old) are a bonded pair who will make wonderful additions to your family! Both are well-mannered, foster tested, house trained and pee-pad trained. Dora and Diego belong together and maybe you will be lucky enough to share their word. […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 4 – Nov 21 – Dec 4, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Monkey a playful American Staffordshire Terrier / Labrador mix. I was adopted into what I thought was my forever home, but it was not meant to be. Thankfully C.A.R.L. doesn’t give up on their adopted dogs; they always take us back. They say I’m a ‘movie star’ as I appeared in a Hyundai […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 3 – Nov 7 – Nov 20, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi there! My name is Scarlett and I’m a 9 year old chow/cattle dog mix!   I’m not sure what they dressed me up as the bride of Frankenstein or a troll doll.  I’m just glad it was temporary. I’m a very low maintenance dog that all of the volunteers enjoy spending time with! I’m getting […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 2 – Oct 24 – Nov 6, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Atticus is a fun, active little guy who loves to play with plush toys. He is also housebroken and crate trained. Like many Chihuahuas, Atticus can be a little shy when you first meet him, but once you win his approval he is yours forever!!! Ventura County Animal Services – Simi location – 670 W. Los […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 1 - Oct 10 - Oct 23, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Mathias is an enduring older gentleman who is looking for a lap and comfy kitty beds to enjoy! He is a middle of the road kind of guy he likes attention but is not needy. He likes to be petted, brushed and to play with a laser pointer toy. He has a touch of arthritis, […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 26 – Sept 26 – Oct 9, 2018 – Forever Homes Wanted

Meet Theodore who is not just any beautiful Angora cat. Theodore has been learning kitty agility. That’s right, just watch his video at Ventura County Animal Services web site. He is a beautiful one year old black-smoke, medium hair kitty who can be found in our fun Kitty Cottage. Ventura County Animal Services – Camarillo […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 25 – Sept 12 – Sept 25, 2018 – Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Trixie an energetic 11 year Smooth Coated Chihuahua spayed female. I lost my leg in a hit by car accident but am healing very nicely! Check out my live Periscope video atwww.pscp.tv/w/1OdKrpRzAdqJX. I’m currently in Foster care with a shelter staff member who has a 2 year old child and 3 other dogs. […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 24 – Aug 29 – Sept 11, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi, I’m Ted a handsome 5 year old Siberian Husky / Shepherd X who is in need of a new family and home as my owners moved and I couldn’t go too. I’m good with big dogs, but it’s unknown how I would do with smaller dogs. I’m very active and need a family that […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 23 - Aug 15 - Aug 28, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Nala will melt your heart with her big brown eyes!! She is a very smart sensitive dog. Nala knows sit, down, high five and is extremely treat motivated. She loves to take short walks but also would love to be your perfect couch companion. While she appears to be shy from her kennel she comes to life once outside. […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 22 - Aug 1 - Aug 14, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hula is a fun-loving, sweet dog. She came to the shelter with her sister when their previous owner could no longer keep them due to housing issues.Ever since then, Hula has patiently been waiting for her new person to find her. But that hasn’t dampened her spirits! She loves going for walks and even gets to go […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 21 – July 18 – July 31, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Remy is just as wonderful as can be. If you ask to meet him, you’ll see that he is sweet, gentle and loves to get head scratches from you. Look into his eyes and you’ll see a heart of gold under his black fur. His story is a bit of a sad one: Someone dropped him off at […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 20 - July 4 - July 17, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Kenny a very sweet 2 year old Chihuahua mix rescued from Animal Services where I came in from a hoarder case with multiple other dogs. I love attention, being carried and being on laps. I enjoy walks, treats and people. While at Animal Services, I was in a run with other dogs and […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 19 - June 20 - July 3, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Kit Kat is active, smart and oh so handsome. Have you always though it would be fun to have a cat to harness train? We think Kit Kat would do great because he is so active and smart. Kit Kat is a friendly guy who would love an active home. Ventura County Animal Services – Camarillo location […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 18 - Jun 6 - June 19, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

As summer approaches, Ventura County Animal Services takes in increasing numbers of pets who have been abandoned or let stray through no fault of their own. Adoptable Sunny arrived as an owner surrender in April and quickly proved to be an affectionate girl. Sunny is a darling lionhead bunny who is spayed, litter box trained, and ready for a […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 17 - May 23 - June 5, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

You know how the older you get, the more you appreciate just being with the people who love and understand you? Can you imagine being an animal that exists for human companionship and having to live without it well into your senior years? Cowboy has in a kennel for the past 5+ years and it’s […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 16 - May 9 - May 22, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Max an outgoing 3 year old Cattle Dog mix in need of a new home. My parents need to take care of an elderly family member who needs daily care. I wish I could stay and they do too, but unfortunately I cannot. I’m good with other dogs. I’ve never been around younger […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 15 - Apr 25 - May 8, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Ahoy, me hearty, Jackson the 8 year old one-eyed pirate Chihuahua X here hopin’ you’ll be givin’ me my forever home. I was rescued from Animal Services and I’m grateful to be given a second chance at findin’ my forever home. I’ve been in playgroups at the kennel with dogs my size and I growled […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 14 - Apr 11 - Apr 24, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Bertha was left behind at a hotel and her previous owners never came back for her ( I hope they at least paid for her room). She was scared and confused but never lost her sweet disposition. All she wants is to be loved and feel safe. She spent time in a foster home and her foster […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 13 - Mar 28 - Apr 10, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Bogey is a shelter favorite. He has been in foster and according to foster mom is house trained, learns quickly, loves his toys, was friendly with kids and takes treats gently. Bogey is also well mannered enough to be one of the few dogs chosen to represent VCAS to visit a nursing home. Bogey A668533 Ventura County Animal Services […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 12 - Mar 14 - Mar 27, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Harry is a beautiful brown tabby with gorgeous golden eyes. He is only a year old so don’t wait. He is one of the lucky kitties in foster care. Please contact our foster coordinator to meet him vcar.foster@ventura.org. Ventura County Animal Services – Camarillo location – 600 Aviation Drive Harry Pawter A645235 Hi: I’m Dougie […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 11 - Feb 28 - Mar 13, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

McDonald was found as a stray at Lake Casitas which is a notorious hunting ground for coyotes. Little guy is lucky to be alive and his people never came looking for him. It’s no wonder he is a little shy. We have found that he does well in play group and pack walks with other […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 10 – Feb 14 – Feb 27, 2018 – Forever Homes Wanted

What this elegant little lady might lack in traditional beauty, she more than makes up for in loyalty and devoted companionship. She is intuitive about where she needs to be in your life – always present at precisely the right time. She is a powerfully calm presence and would do well in a similarly calm […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 9 - Jan 31 - Feb 13, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Sofia is a 54 pound, gray shadow who loves being close to people. She is calm, leash-trained and totally shameless for treats. Will sit for food. Sofia was recently in a short term foster. Here is what foster mom had to say about her. “Sofia was such a joy to have. Very mellow and laid-back, […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 8 - Jan 17 - Jan 30, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Desi a gorgeous 8 year old Catahoula / American Staffordshire Terrier mix who loves to play and be around people. I was one of many dogs rescued from a raid in El Rio several years ago. Those days are long behind me and I’m waiting for someone to come and take me home. […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 7 - Jan 3 - Jan 16, 2018 - Forever Homes Wanted

Jasmine was originally adopted from VCAS in 2010 but has come back to us as a stray. Previous notes on her indicate that she is a sweetheart of a lap dog that wiggles and gives kisses. She previously lived with other dogs and kids. We don’t know how she ended up abandoned, but this girl […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 6 – Dec 20, 2017 – Jan 2, 2018 – Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Zero an affectionate and playful 6 year old Border Collie mix who is in need of a new home. I was originally adopted from a shelter in LA, but the people who adopted me could no longer keep me. The person who has me now did not want to see me go back […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 5 - Dec 6 - Dec 19, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

We love our friendly, gentle Wylie! He is playful with the other gentle dogs in our doggie playgroups. We think he would like a quiet home, and know he would love to focus on pleasing his person. Wylie can be found at the Simi Shelter in kennel 920. Ventura County Animal Services – Simi Location […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 4 – Nov 22 – Dec 5, 2017 – Forever Homes Wanted

Adoptable Milk Dud absolutely adores attention. This young and energetic bunny arrived at Ventura County Animal Services in July and was immediately a favorite of shelter visitors. Potential adopters frequently ask to visit with Milk Dud, and they are always entertained by his antics, but he has yet to find his forever family. Milk Dud […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 3 - Nov 8 - Nov 21, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Smokey an adorable young little Fox Terrier mix. I have a wire hair coat and will be easy to keep groomed. I am perfect size for laps. Do you have an empty lap for him? You can find him at our Simi shelter in kennel 915 (A675160). Ventura County Animal Services – Simi […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 2 - Oct 25 - Nov 7, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: After being adopted by a wonderful family at the beginning of summer, Athena was returned to Ventura County Animal Services this month after her family faced a health crisis that will prevent them from caring for her the way she deserves. Athena loved to jump in the lap of the daughter and would fall […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No.1 – Oct 11 - Oct 24, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: We are Chico and Chica and will make someone wonderful additions to their household. We are sweet and loving toward people and especially to each other. We have been VCAS ambassadors and provided comfort to the elderly during visits to a nursing home. Do you know someone who needs perfect company? Ventura County Animal […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 26 – Sept 27 - Oct 10, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Rory a 4 year old Miniature Poodle / Chihuahua X who was rescued from Animal Services where I was relinquished by my owner when my owner lost his home. I lived with an adult male and four Chihuahuas. I don’t like loud noises and my typical response is to bare my teeth to […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 25 – Sept 13 - Sept 26, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi, I’m Sienna a playful, energetic and friendly 5 year old American Staffordshire Terrier X. I was rescued from Animal Services by Canine Adoption and Rescue League (I’m a lucky dog). I sure am grateful they are giving me a second chance for a loving home. I know the command ‘sit’ and The Dog Genie […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 24 – Aug 30 - Sept 12, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

This is “Poncho”…He is a stunningly beautiful and striking looking, German Shepherd/Australian Shepherd Mix, who lost the only home he ever knew and he ended up at the shelter, sad and confused. Over time, Poncho has blossomed and his charming personality and good looks stole people’s hearts. Poncho has moderate energy, loves to be with […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 23 – Aug 16 - Aug 29, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Zuma a 10 1/2 year old American Staff Terrier X who enjoys a romp in the kiddie pools. Look into my soulful eyes and you’ll see what a special girl I am. I get along with some dogs and I love my people. I still have a lot of pep in my step […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 22 – Aug 2 - Aug 15, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi : I’m Brandy if you are looking for a house rabbit to add to your family I may be the bunny for you. I’m a gentle and humble girl and want a safe and loving home. To meet Brandy and learn more about house rabbit care, visit Ventura County Animal Services at 600 Aviation […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 21 – July 19 - Aug 1, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Charlie recently had a short stay with one of our wonderful volunteers. He is the perfect house guest. He has definitely been trained, he knows all his commands and is obedient. He is polite and quite. He slept in his crate willingly, waits patiently for his food and doesn’t beg. Charlie is affectionate and loves […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 19 – June 21 - July 4, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Peaches a sweet 6 1/2 year old male Miniature Poodle who is in need of a new home as sadly my owner had to move to an assisted living facility that will not allow me to go too. I’m sad and a bit confused, but I know C.A.R.L. will help me find my […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 18 – June 7 - June 20, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Poker an exuberant 1 year old Labrador Retriever. I’m great with other large dogs and children too, but I might do best in a home with older children as I’m very active and may accidentally knock over a smaller child. I have learned some basics – come, sit and I walk well on […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 17 – May 24 - June 6, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Chico (A521758) and Chica (A664026) are best friends. Their human best is in hospice care and had to say goodbye to these sweet dogs. Do you have room in your home and heart for them? They can be found in kennel #119, together as they should stay. Ventura County Animal Services – Camarillo location – […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 16 – May 10 - May 23, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Cupid has patiently waited for nearly a year to meet his forever family. This easy going boy is very tidy with his litter box and does well in Bunny Playgroup at Ventura County Animal Services. White bunnies like Cupid often get overlooked in favor of those with more striking coloring. Potential adopters who spend time […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 15 – April 26 - May 9, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Tidbit a 10 year old Chihuahua rescued from VCAS through C.A.R.L.’s Golden Oldies program. Learn more about that at http://carldogs.org/how-to-help/c-a-r-l-s-golden-oldies/! I enjoy car rides and viewing the world from your lap. I hope it’s not long before I’m in my forever home. Canine Adoption and Rescue League C.A.R.L. Call 644-7387 for more information.   […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 14 – April 12 – April 25, 2017 – Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Busby and I’m  one of the staff and volunteer favorites because I am so sweet. I have been in the little dog play groups and has charmed my way into many laps. I can be found in kennel 904. Ventura County Animal Services – Simi Valley location – 670 W. Los Angeles Ave.Busby […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 13 – March 29 - April 11, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: Lena is one of the most beautiful dogs we have met. She is sweet, loving and so happy to just get attention from anyone. She was found as a stray. Can you imagine being lost and blind? We think she is about 6 years old so she has lots of living and loving left. […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 11 – March 1 - March 14, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Mahlaya a very sweet and a little shy 8 year old American Staffordshire Terrier X who is need of a new home. The older female dog in the home started picking on me when I was 7 months old. We were separated and went to training (I’ve successfully completed intermediate and advanced education […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 10 – February 15 - February 28, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Mr. Peanut (A657526) is a darling light tan Chihuahua. He came as a stray on January 11. We can’t imagine what the street must felt like to this little guy, but he is safe now. He is a little shy and needs someone to help him feel safe and loved. Ventura County Animal Services – […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 9 – February 1 - February 14, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Cookie is our Kitty Cottage greeter. She is a “senior” cat, but you would never know it by stroking her soft fur or watching her spry way of jumping onto your lap. She is also beautiful to look at. Don’t just take our word for it. We are open seven days a week from 11:00 […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 8 – January 18 - January 31, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: We’re Burt (short for Bertrand) and Bernie (short for Berniece) very sweet Pocket Chow who were found as strays. They think we are brother and sister. We were found malnourished, filthy and full of fleas. We were scared and clearly had been very neglected. No one ever came to look for us. We were […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 7 – January 4 - January 17, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: You know how sometimes you just want to stay in bed and hide under the covers all day? That’s me at the shelter. I’m just having a hard time adjusting and I’m really nervous because of my unfamiliar surroundings. Please don’t let that stop you from asking to meet me. My former owner says […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 6 – December 21, 2016 - January 3, 2017 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: If I ever got a tattoo, it would read “Will work for treats!” I adore treats and people offering me treats just about sends me over the moon with happiness because I love people as much as treats! I’ve been to doggie playgroups and I do ok in them, but sometimes I get distracted […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 5 – December 7 - December 20, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi:  I’m Shadow a 7 month old very outgoing Shepherd X who is good with other dogs. I don’t know why, but I’m the last of 19 puppies available for adoption who were taken in with our moms when a family became overwhelmed when their 3 unaltered female dogs became pregnant around the same time. […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 4 – November 23 - December 6, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: Just so you know, I didn’t pose for this picture. Really. I am this naturally beautiful 24/7. I am a healthy sized 3.5 year old girl but don’t let my size fool you. I am very calm and polite. I like toys ok, but I think they are much more fun if you are […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 3 – November 9 - November 22, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Jazzy a very sweet 6 month old Shepherd X. I’m mostly black with a few white markings on my chest and toes. Looking for a WiFi booster?! C.A.R.L.’s Kennel Manager Alison thinks with my ears I’m sure to pick up some signals. I was in a foster home with two other dogs – […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 2 – October 26 - November 8, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Ariel a 3 1/2 year old Labrador/Jindo possibly Shepherd X. Who knows exactly what – but this fusion is what gives me such  character. I have a cute under bite that many people say is adorable. I love people and soak up attention by rolling over on my back for belly rubs. However, […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 1 – October 12 - October 25, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Madison a beautiful 11 years young Australian Shepherd / Chow X. I was rescued from VC Animal Services where I was turned in for being too old. Thankfully C.A.R.L. didn’t think I was too old and I have found a place in C.A.R.L.’s Golden Oldies!. I’m good with children and have lived with […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 26 – September 28 – October 11, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: We’re adorable Shepherd X puppies. We’re part of three litters (19 puppies in all) when a family became overwhelmed when their 3 unaltered female dogs became pregnant around the same time. Most have been adopted, but there are still puppies and one Mom  waiting for their forever families. Puppies – children in the home […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 25 – September 14 – September 27, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Harley an adorable cat! (A640007)  I’m a bit picky but I have a huge heart to share with you. I’m a little scared but I’m getting more brave every day! I’m not quite ready for you to pick me up because I don’t know you yet…but I really love head scratches. I can […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 24 – August 31 – September 13, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Maximus is a devoted father to his son Meeko, and together they make a perfect pair for anyone looking to add not just one but two bunnies to their family. Bunnies are much happier and healthier in pairs, and there is nothing like watching rabbits play together and groom each other. Two rabbits take up […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 23 – August 17 – August 30, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

I came in as a stray. Trust me, the street can be a very scary place for any dog but especially a little dog. Fortunately for all of the dogs in Ventura County, we have a safe place to go. At VCAS, I get good food and even a bed with a blanket and I’m […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 22 – August 3 – August 16, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

I’m Draco as you can see, I am an attractive, medium sized brown and white Pitt Bull mix who arrived at VCAS on 3/30/16. I am a playful kind of guy who will happily chase a ball as often as you will throw it. I was born on April 5, 2014 which makes me an […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 21 – July 20 – August 2, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hello all you chi-chi lovers out there! Sure, at 6 years old I may be close to being a senior, but dog experts everywhere tell me that 6 is the new 4! What do I love, you ask? Well, pretty much everything. I love doggie playgroups, I love your lap. I am a social butterfly […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 20 – July 6 – July 19, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Mama, a friendly and playful girl. I like to sniff and explore, I love to give kisses, and also love affection. Please come meet me. Ventura County Animal Services – Simi location – 670 W. Los Angeles Ave. Mama – A634940     Adoptable Bedelia thrived in the foster home where she was […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 19 – June 22 – July 5, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Roger is a sweet and talkative kitty who is very affectionate and will rub against his kennel bars in hopes that you’ll reach out and pet him. He enjoys having visitors and telling them about his day. He especially loves to tell you that he wants to go home with you! He came to the […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 18 – June 8 – June 21, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Ridley an active and affectionate 11 month old Corgi X. I’m in need of a new family and home because dogs aren’t allowed where I used to live. I’d make a great addition to any family as I’m good with dogs, cats and children too. I enjoy playing with a ball, cuddling and […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 17 – May 25 – June 7, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Penelope is a beautiful brindle and white nine year old Plott Hound/ Boxer mix. She is a very Happy mellow, friendly, well-mannered and affectionate senior dog with plenty of life and love to offer her new family. She loves going for walks and has great leash manners. She is easy to handle and eager to […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 16 – May 11 – May 24, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Browdie an outgoing and affectionate 9 years young Jack Russell Terrier mix. I am looking for a new family and home because my previous living situation had changed drastically and no longer provided the level of attention and stimulation that I need. I’m used to a houseful of activity and children. I’d make […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 15 – April 27 – May 10, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Wally White a 4 year old handsome Siberian Husky who was found as a stray sitting on the corner of a busy street staring into traffic.  Luckily for me some good Samaritans took me in, fed and bathed me.  I’m a little reserved when I first meet new people, but warm up very […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 14 – April 13 – April 26, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m  Shyla about 5-6 years old Shih Tzu mix. I’m a really sweet girl looking for a nice home. Wouldn’t Scamp and I make a handsome couple? Call Ventura Highway Luxury Boarding for Dogs, 643-3647 or stop by 4692 Ventura Av. to meet me. I will be even prettier after I have been  groomed. […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 13 – March 30 – April 12, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Mango is an affectionate boy who is very gentle and loves people and other cats. He was especially fond of a young girl who visited him in the Kitty Cottage recently. Give him a few head scratches and you’ll make a friend for life! Ventura County Animal Services – Camarillo location – 600 Aviation Drive […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 12 – March 16 – March 29, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

What a sweet, good girl Callie is. She loves walks, treats and toys, especially her tug toy. She is affectionate and social and our volunteers report that she’s easy to handle and walks nicely on a leash. Callie loves having the undivided attention of her person, so she would like to be the only dog […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 11 – March 2 – March 15, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Lilo, a very sweet and gentle 7 year old Mastiff mix. I’m more than happy to plop into your lap. I was dumped at the high kill Carson Animal Shelter by my old family right before Christmas. I became famous when Examiner.com published an article about my sad story. Some CARL volunteers saw […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 10 – February 17 – March 2, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

I’m Gordo my family brought me to the shelter to be euthanized because of injuries I sustained after being attacked by a dog. But thank goodness I landed at a No-Kill shelter! The medical staff at VCAS decided they could fix me up. I’m healed and adoptable now. I am so sweet that some of […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 9 – February 3 – February 16, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Stella an almost 8 year old beautiful German Shepherd mix who loves to give kisses.  I was rescued from Animal Services and I’m grateful to have a chance to find my forever home. I’m an active dog who is good with older children and I’m house and crate trained too. I’m choosy with […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 8 – January 20 – February 2, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi, I’m Sir Herbert a loving 11 year old Shih Tzu / Lhasa Apso X who was rescued from a high kill shelter where I was turned in by my caretakers after my owner had passed away. I need a new home because I love being around people and I don’t enjoy being left alone. […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 7 – January 6 – January 19, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Killian. Shelter workers call me an “awesome boy!” Indeed, I am. A handsome guy and with a royal bearing. I prefer making the decisions on when I get attention and how much. Cat-lovers knows that’s the trait of a very confident cat. I will settle in nicely in any home where I am […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 6 – December 23, 2015 – January 5, 2016 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Chesper a 4 year old Chihuahua X.  My family had to move into an apartment and could not take us. Biggie may be the youngest but he is always ready to protect mom (Hachi, she just got adopted) and me (Chesper, I’m his dad) but if you come close he is so afraid […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 5 – December 9 - December 22, 2015 – Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Brave Heart a very sweet 3 year old Pit Bull X. I’ve been described as being the poster dog for love, loyalty, and ferocity. Here is the story of how I got my name from C.A.R.L. C.A.R.L. was astounded at how friendly and loving I am. All I want to do is be […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 4 – November 25 – December 8, 2015 – Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Curly a 13 year old Shih Tzu (just like Scamp) in need of a forever home because sadly my elderly owner can no longer care for me. I still have a spring in my step and enjoy going for walks.  I’m currently in a foster home with other dogs big and small and […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 3 – November 11 – November 24, 2015 – Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Bob! I’m a five year old male Catahoula/American Staffordshire Terrier mix and I’m just a big sweetheart. I’m currently in a foster home on a ranch with other dogs, but what I really want is to find my forever home! I’m very calm and gentle with people, and I love the dog pack […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 2 – October 28 – November 10, 2015 – Forever Homes Wanted

This gorgeous girl is Summer, a 13 year old spayed brown tabby. Summer came in as a stray but it’s obvious she was someone’s cherished pet. Summer is healthy and friendly and gets along with other cats, too. She can be a bit aloof, but that’s only until she gets to know you. Give her […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 2 – October 28 – November 10, 2015 – Forever Homes Wanted

This gorgeous girl is Summer, a 13 year old spayed brown tabby. Summer came in as a stray but it’s obvious she was someone’s cherished pet. Summer is healthy and friendly and gets along with other cats, too. She can be a bit aloof, but that’s only until she gets to know you. Give her […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 1 – October 14 – October 27, 2015 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi. My friends at the shelter named me Lucy. I love being around people. I have such good manners that the people here at the shelter picked me to be in a wedding (yes, that’s right, I walked down the aisle in a wedding). I think they picked me because a get along with people […] Read More »

Vol. 8, No. 26 – September 30 – October 13, 2015 – Forever Homes Wanted

Breckan would like to remind everyone, “Adopt. Don’t Shop!” This handsome Silver Marten arrived at Ventura County Animal Services on Easter Day along with 12 other babies who were too young to be separated from their mother. Devoted VCAS volunteers took these babies into foster and bottle fed them morning and night until they were […] Read More »

Vol. 8, No. 25 – September 16 – September 29, 2015 – Forever Homes Wanted

Hi, I’m Princess a 5 year old cute smaller sized Chow with a beautiful smile. I’m shy but willing to be pet and happy about life. I used to live on a ranch in a fenced yard with Chato, but I was right outside the back door so I had more interaction with the family […] Read More »

Vol. 8, No. 24 – September 2 – September 15, 2015 – Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Oreo a 7 1/2 year old Chihuahua mix looking for a new home because my family just had too many dogs. They received a notice that most of us had to go, and so I came to C.A.R.L. with a bunch of my puppies. I enjoy going for walks. I get along with […] Read More »

Vol. 8, No. 23 - August 19 – September 1, 2015 - Forever Homes Wanted

Hi: I’m Leonardo a 1 year old Greyhound/Saluki X according to the shelter I was rescued from. People think I look more of a Shepherd X. Whatever breed I am I’m a lovable boy with crazy ears. I’m a sweet boy, but I have not had much life experiences, so was quite scared when I […] Read More »