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SWG Fuel For Life Supports VVAPL

Southwest Gas encourages a culture of giving, and their employees have a long and proud history of making a meaningful difference in the communities they serve. Through their employee charitable giving program - Fuel For Life - employees have the opportunity to support local nonprofits through

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We Cleared Our Shelter & Treated Homeless Pets

August 19 was a very busy day – Clear the Shelter National Adoption Drive & International Homeless Animal Day. We not only cleared our shelter by finding homes for our animals, but we treated five dogs belonging to owners from the homeless community. Thanks to a donation from the Dorothy

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VVAPL Offers “Licks For Life” to Military Veterans

Thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Disney VoluntEARS Community Fund, VVAPL Humane Society is offering FREE pet adoptions to military veterans. The program is called Licks For Life. Vietnam Veteran Craig Lane sees the program as priceless. “Pets to me are almost a must,” said Lane.

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Students Celebrate Animal Awareness Month

For the fourth year, Baldy Mesa Elementary School in Phelan celebrated Animal Awareness Month with a donation drive for VVAPL Humane Society. The school kicked off their event with a student rally featuring VVAPL Humane Society Ambassador Dog Millie. Donation drive coordinator, second grade teacher

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VVAPL Recognizes Top Volunteers for 2017

VVAPL Humane Society recognizes Susanne Roy, Joshua Dysart and Emily Caruth as their top Volunteers for 2017. They were recently honored at the City of Hesperia Volunteer Network’s 6th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. This year Emily Caruth was also awarded the 2017 Volunteer of the Year

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Fairy Tail Ending At VVAPL Thanks To Microchip

Three years ago in San Bernardino, Bella, a poodle under one year, was in her fenced front yard one minute and gone the next. After an unsuccessful search of their neighborhood and shelter, Jonathan and his wife were convinced someone took their baby. As days turned to weeks and then months, all

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Team Pick For Paws Presents Donation

Goodwill Southern California’s Youth Leaders-in-Training Team “Pick for Paws” completed their donation drive to help the animals at VVAPL Humane Society. They collected many items, including food, litter, treats, and medical and cleaning supplies. The team presented their donation

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Round Of A-Paws For GEO Group

The GEO Group, Inc., Desert View Modified Community Correctional Facility in Adelanto surprised VVAPL Humane Society with a generous donation. Dog and cat food, dog treats, blankets and towels were some of the many items donated to help our pets. After dropping off the donation, the group was

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Rotary Club and VVAPL Form Purr-fect Partnership

Love of community and the desire to give back is why many people join Rotary clubs. Members share ideas and work together on projects near and dear to their hearts, funded by the monthly donations of club members. This year the Rotary Club of the High Desert is helping pets in a new way. You might

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Saved From a Horrible Death

It was a duffle bag in the desert. Trash in the desert is all too common, which is why he was going to drive around it. That is, until it moved. Curious, he stopped, carefully opened the duffle bag, and much to his surprise, out popped an adorable terrier. Fortunately, the dog was found before

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