Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit
animal shelter that has been serving people and pets for over 80 years.
HSSV offers quality adoptions,
affordable spaying/neutering, vaccinations and microchipping services,
services and education programs to enhance the human-animal bond.
Established in 1929, HSSV has adopted more
than 500,000 animals into permanent, loving homes. HSSV operates an
open door shelter 24 hours a
day, 365 days a year. We also operate multiple satellite adoption
centers in PETCO in the El
Paseo Shopping Center in San Jose and on El Camino Real in Sunnyvale.
HSSV is the first Animal Community Center in the nation to receive Gold LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Our Mission: To save and enhance lives – both four-legged and two-legged!
Our Vision: Through compassion and collaboration, we are building a community in Silicon Valley where every pet has a home.
|Board of Directors and Honorary Board
Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) is a private, non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization governed by a volunteer board of directors who work tirelessly on behalf HSSV and the thousands of homeless animals that come through our doors.
Learn about our management team
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|Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
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Learn about why we went "green". Find out all of the features that make our building "green".
View our current and past annual reports.
|Board and Organizational Governance Documents
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The Asilomar Accords outline principles that guide animal welfare organizations to work together to save the lives of all healthy and treatable companion animals.
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