Mission: Companion animal sheltering, rehabilitation and placement.
Programs: Provide shelter, care, medical and behavioral rehabilitation for homeless and abandoned animals until they are successfully placed into new homes. In 2011 hsspv an open admission shelter, received 1,741 lost and surrendered companion animals, of those received 379 were from other animal welfare organizations. Hsspv adopted out 1,091 companion animals, reunited 359 with their families and placed 66 animals with other animal welfare organizations. Hsspv utilizes the newest methods in creating enrichment and socialization for the animals in our care. Dogs are encouraged to socialize in a play group environment. Hsspv's cattery encourages social interaction between cats, kittens and their human visitors and potential adopters. These enrichment and socialization philospophies and programs help animals overcome and rehabilitate behavioral probelms and issues related to fear, anxiety and stress.