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Kiwanis Club of Apple Valley & Apple Valley Feed Bin Donate Food

In 1990 when Diane Irwin was elected President of the Kiwanis Club of Apple Valley, she had certain things she wanted to accomplish. One project, in particular, was donating food to Victor Valley Animal Protective League (VVAPL). Her father’s construction company built VVAPL, so she had a

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Apex Logistics Commodities Comes Through Big For VVAPL

Apex Logistics Commodities transports raw building materials and has offices in Southern California and Nevada. Last year the local offices participated in our Holiday Food Drive, donating close to 350 pounds of food. This year Apex employees surpassed that amount by donating a whopping 500+ pounds

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Girl Scouts Work on Badge at VVAPL

Girl Scout Troop 1334 from Wrightwood visited VVAPL Humane Society as part of a badge requirement. In addition to seeing our adorable animals available for adoption, they learned about some of our resident animals, visited the dog groomer, and participated in a brief animal safety/responsible pet

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An Eye Opening Tail

Austin, a 2-year-old purebred Cocker Spaniel, came to VVAPL Humane Society as a stray. His right eye was inflamed and had a discharge. The humane society’s veterinarian determined Austin’s eyelashes were pointed in the wrong direction, towards his eye instead of away from it. As a

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Sterling Inn Helps VVAPL

Sterling Inn’s Dog Daze of Summer Pet Event was a barking success. As a pet friendly assisted and independent senior community, Sterling Inn in Victorville wanted to celebrate pet ownership by hosting an event to help the animals at VVAPL Humane Society. The fun-filled morning included music

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THANK YOU SUZANNE OLIVER

For over ten years, Suzanne Oliver has been a member of VVAPL Humane Society’s Board of Directors serving in many capacities, including President. After recently retiring as a board member, current Board President Susan Galluzzi (left) presented Suzanne Oliver with a Certificate of Appreciate

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Valley Hi Honda Helps Animals at VVAPL

In honor of the first ever Team Honda National Week of Service, Valley Hi Honda sponsored 75 free rabies vaccines during a June vaccination clinic at VVAPL Humane Society. The Helpful Valley Hi Honda People lent a hand during the event and passed out treats to pets and pet owners. In addition,

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Students Celebrate Animal Awareness Month

Snowline Joint Unified School District held a district-wide donation drive to help five animal organizations in the High Desert to celebrate April’s Animal Awareness Month. Baldy Mesa Elementary School in Phelan chose to support VVAPL Humane Society. The school kicked off their event with a

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Lovingood Loves Pets Adoptions

Sixty-one pets – 54 dogs and 7 cats – found their forever homes during Lovingood Loves Pets Adoptions at VVAPL Humane Society. Adoptions took place over 10 days at VVAPL and their Dogs on the Go Mobile Adoption Vehicle at the San Bernardino County Fair. First District County Supervisor

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STARBUCKS GLOBAL MONTH OF SERVICE

Starbucks believes in making a positive impact in their local neighborhoods by allowing Starbucks partners (employees) and customers to come together for community projects that tap into their shared passions. Ten Starbucks in the Victor Valley and three Starbucks in Barstow dedicated their time and

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