Cattery Expansion

We obtained a $25,000 grant from the PETCO Foundation to help finance a new cattery addition. This was exciting news for the facility! This important expansion comfortably houses all the cats available for adoption! You can walk through the hallway and see all the kitties playing and interacting with each other. This social environment […]

2019-02-17T07:47:47-08:00February 17th, 2019|Accomplishments|

Providing Comfort

We’ve made huge strides in making sure every animal is comfortable and cozy at the Chula Vista Animal Care Facility.

  • We installed air conditioning units for the animals in all four of the facility’s animal control trucks.
  • We have provided hundreds of warm, comfortable fleece beds and blankets for cats […]
2019-02-17T08:21:41-08:00February 17th, 2019|Accomplishments|

Urgent Veterinary Care

We completed a state-of-the medical treatment room at the facility for sick/injured animals and have funded special surgical procedures for seriously injured cats and dogs, and special tests as needed. In addition, we’ve supplied vaccines and necessary veterinary supplies and medicine to help treat sick and injured animals.

2019-02-17T07:26:50-08:00February 17th, 2019|Accomplishments|

Exercise Area

Without a doubt, one of the areas that stand out as the greatest improvement for both the animals and the volunteers who dedicate time and energy to exercising the dogs is the new and improved exercise area with the artificial turf. Be sure to bring a camera with you, because […]

2019-02-17T11:36:11-08:00February 17th, 2019|Accomplishments|

Roy & Marion Holleman Foundation Grant

In November of 2014 we received a second grant from the Roy & Marion Holleman Foundation for the Chula Vista Animal Care facility in the amount of $40,000. This grant was to be used for Facility Enhancement projects at the Shelter. Among the stipulated projects that were spelled out in […]

2019-02-17T07:06:04-08:00February 17th, 2019|Accomplishments|


In February 2017, the Spay Shuttle received a proclamation from Chula Vista Mayor and City Council for five amazing years of performing FREE Spay/Neuter services to the South Bay pets of low income residents.  H.E.A.R.T. is the major funder of these FREE spay/neuter efforts! The Spay Shuttle provides spay/neuter services for […]

2019-02-17T08:56:08-08:00February 17th, 2019|Accomplishments, News Stories, Pet Responsibility|

Free Spays & Neuters

On August 1, 2018, Dr. Dorothy York, president of HEART presents a check for $10,000 to Mandy Mills of the Chula Vista Animal Care Facility to support free spays and neuters. Your donations made this possible!

Do you need to have your pet spayed or neutered? If you’re qualified, find […]

2019-02-17T09:19:34-08:00August 1st, 2018|Accomplishments|
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