Santa Maria Valley Humane Society’s Long Term Residents are Pets that have been in the shelter for over 30 Days. Please share and help these home-seekers be seen and find a family of their own. * All SMVHS animals are spayed or neutered, fully vaccinated, micro-chipped, treated for fleas and examined by a veterinarian. Everyone goes home with a FREE bag of pet food.
The full list of adoptable pets can be viewed at
www.smvhs.org/adopt. Santa Maria Valley Humane Society, located at 1687 West Stowell Road, Santa Maria, CA 93458, on Wednesday through Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm. Call us at +1 (805) 349-3435 if you are interested in one of the homeless shelter pets featured in this album.
Autumn is one happy dog! When she wags her tail, she wags her whole body & there is not a mean bone in that body. She is a high energy dog who could definitely benefit from some training & lots of exercise.
Billy has a big head & a big heart. He's a sweet dog who sits promptly when asked, especially if there is a treat involved. For a two-year-old, he is surprisingly calm & confident. Billy seems to get along with other dogs, large & small, inviting everyone to play. Come & meet this playful boy- he might win you over.
Blinky is one unique looking kitty. She has permanent scaring over her eye from a preexisting condition. Even though she may look a little funny we think she is absolutely perfect. Blinky doesn’t know she is different. She still plays, acts and gives love like any other kitty. Come meet this unique gal. We guarantee you her personality will outshine her abnormity.
Carrie is learning how to accept love. She came into our care with very little social skills. Since then, with the help of our open paw program, Carrie will now accept pets and will eat treats and wet food from human hands. Her progress has been slow but we are very happy with the milestones she has made. Carrie is looking for a home that will continue her socialization training and give her the love that she deserves. She is looking for a kind, gentle and understanding individual that has the patients she will need to keep making progress. If you don’t mind taking home a kitty that needs some extra TLC then come over and meet Carrie. Even if she is not the perfect match for you, any extra attention will go a long way for this girl.
Meet Doc, he is a 4 year old male tabby with chubby cheeks. He is an independent cat and enjoys the simple things in life, a comfy bed, yummy treats and to be talked to. Doc is looking for a home that will allow him to be himself. He enjoys his alone time but will walk up to people when he is ready for love. If you come to Docs room, sit on the couch with treats, you will see this guy come out for attention. Seeing him trust you more and more over time will melt your heart.
Dodger is a happy, active dog whose biggest flaw, if you can even call it that, is being too friendly! Dodger seems to like everyone & greets you with body wiggles & tail wags. Dodger can be alright with doggie playmates but we really suggest to bring any K-9 friend in for a meet and greet. He is one sweet boy with a wonderful personality. Dodger would be a fantastic family dog as he does great with children, loves to play and enjoys cuddle time. Come out to our adoption center and say hello to this handsome man.
Dora is beautiful and she knows it. This diva of a cat struts around the room like she owns the place. She loves attention like head pets and brushing but only on her terms. She lets us know when she wants affection and she also tells us when she is finished. This girl would love a home that will spoil and pamper her. She prefers to be the only cat but she could tolerate a home with a kitty friend, just as long she can still remain the princess that she is. If you're looking for a kitty friend that has some cattitude and is a little sassy then look no further, Dora is your girl.
Eeyore may be named after Pooh's sad friend, but he is far from depressed. Despite his skin allergies, Eeyore trots around happily & greets everyone he meets with a wagging tail. He is curious & playful with other dogs. Eeyore does share some characteristics with his namesake, however- they are both wise & loyal. Are you looking for a wise & loyal friend?
Esperanza, our diva cat, is sweet and sour. She is very independent and does not require much attention. For the most part, Esperanza just likes to do her own thing. Some of the things she enjoys are long laps, big fluffy bedding, catnip, and wet food and feather toys. Boy does she like her wet food. Esperanza is one of our chubbiest kitties that we have. When she plays, she will waddle across her room and stand on her hind legs to catch the toy. It is definitely a sight to see. Come out and meet this big sassy kitty. Maybe she can have some catnip so you can really see how funny she can get.
Faye is a people oriented, playful girl with nice leash manners. Faye likes toys, treats, and tummy rubs, not necessarily in that order. Do you want a dog to go hiking with? Faye might be your perfect partner--she already has her boots on!
Black is the new beautiful! Gemini is an all black domestic medium hair feline with the big yellow eyes. She was transferred in with a handful of other cats from Palm Springs. Some say that she is far away from home but in our eyes home is where the heart is, and that will be with her new adoptive family. Gemini's fluffy hair is one of the softest you'll feel. She enjoys head and body pets but isn't the biggest fan about being picked up. Although she doesn't like to be held she more than makes up for it in leg rubs, purring and her natural cuteness. Gemini has come a long way to find her forever home, maybe that can be with you!
Geron is a handsome Tuxedo cat with a charming personality. He is an easygoing kitty that doesn't let much bother him. This boy is happy with head pets, treats, or just chilling in his own space. Geron doesn't require much attention but doesn't mind receiving it if you're in the mood for some kitty lovin'. He has a personality that can do well in any type of home. Come on by and give this guy a pet or two.
Hercules is an active boy who is waiting to start his adventures. He is playful, loyal and looking for a partner to take on the world with. If you're looking for a buddy who will stand by your side then Hercules might be your guy.
Mick Tux is an interesting name for a cat. Maybe is because he wears a furry tuxedo all year round. This black and white boy enjoys pets and laps. He can be a bit shy when first meeting him but over time he will jump in your lap and turn on his purr box. Come on out and meet this cool cat. Maybe his lap loving personality and dapper look will with your heart.
Misty is a curious and playful senior who lived with cats and chickens in her previous home. According to her previous family, she did not mind the additional animal friends. They also noted that although cats and chickens were fine with her she could be a little shy and meticulous about her k-9 friends. We encourage a meet and greet before adopting. Don’t let Misty’s age fool you, she may be older but she is quite the active gal. She loves her toys, going for car rides, running, & playing in water. She's friendly & playful with all people--large & small. Come out and meet Misty for yourself!
Panda is a very shy but is an incredibly sweet 4 year old girl. She has a beautiful face that she likes to hide but when you open yourself to her and pet her gently she will come out and show herself to you. She would like to find a nice, quiet home. She is timid around other cats and animals but she is friendly. Once she opens up she loves to rub and love on you and enjoys to be pet for hours. Spend some one on one gentle, quiet time with Panda to have her be your new best friend and companion.
Ronnie has chubby cheeks and soft fur. Petting her can be addicting. She has a wonderful disposition and is social with people and kitty friends. Ronnie likes to rub against people for attention and curl up in laps for pets. She would make the perfect companion for any type of home. Not much bothers her, she adapts well to new environments and she is more than ready to find her forever home.
Roscoe is a BIG dog! He stands tall with his head held high and a bark that can rock you. He's a handsome German Shepherd with a sharp mind and strong k-9 instincts. Roscoe is looking for a home that is knowledgeable about his breed and one that will keep his mind active and his body in good shape. He's an awesome dog but he does have special needs. Unfortunately, Roscoe has been diagnosed with IVDD. He still moves and acts like a normal dog with minor restrictions but this will be an ongoing condition. It would be beneficial to consult your vet or research about IVDD if you are interested in Roscoe. Roscoe is a smart dog that enjoys the company of people. He would love to play in the back yard, go on walks or simply snuggle with his owner during a movie. If you're looking for a big boy then come on over and meet Roscoe.
Say hello to Sasha. She is a very petite kitty that will most likely stay that way. Sasha is a sweet girl with a mellow personality. She enjoys a calm environment and would be perfect for an older person(s). She can be a bit shy and will need time to adjust to her new environment. We know there is someone out there that will help Sasha understand that she can be loved. Give this sweet girl a chance and help her bloom into a confident new kitty. You can meet Sasha at our adoption center, 1687 W. Stowell, Santa Maria, Wed-Sun from 11a to 6p.
Stallone is a playful, high energy dog who would do best in an active household. He gets along with other dogs & older kids & would enjoy playing with both on a regular basis. Stallone is young, smart, & good-looking & would definitely benefit from some basic training. Stallone wants to please, but he needs some help figuring out how to do that. .Are you looking for a best friend & a training partner? Come & meet Stallone. He just might be the one.
Sunny is a social kitty that enjoys looking out windows and laying in the sun. She doesn't mind an active household or other feline friends. This kitty is a good girl and can adapt well to a new home. Come see Sunny Petco in Santa Maria.
Tobias is a handsome, playful boy who would make a great companion for an active person. He loves to play fetch & is learning to walk well on leash. Tobias is an affectionate & athletic dog who would love to be by your side on your daily runs or weekend hikes. He would benefit from more training so he could become an all around good citizen. He would prefer to be the only dog in the home, preferably with no small children.
Zahara! This petite 1 year old loves her wet food and full body pets. She is a domestic long hair beauty that will need routine hair brushing but she is more than worth the extra attention. Zahara is waiting for her forever home, could that be with you?
Zsa Zsa is a big fluffy girl with an equally as big personality. She seems to strut her stuff as if she was a princess. Zsa Zsa enjoys her wet food and body pets. She is not much of a lap kitty but she will show her affection in other ways like rubbing her body against your leg or talking to you in her cute kitty voice. This beautiful feline is looking for a new castle to rule over. Come on over and see if she should be your new princess.