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 suffering any harm, saving him from a horrific death.  We named the sweet boy Duffy, and he found his forever home in no time.

Duffy’s new family adores him.  The children’s faces light up when they say he is the fastest dog ever.  No wonder fetch is Duffy’s favorite game.  He also has lots of room to run and play with his two Labrador siblings, Venus and Cosmo.  He’s even become a good little guard dog.  Duffy went from a fate worse than death into the arms of a loving family thanks to a good Samaritan.

Photo:  Duffy with his new family

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March 18th 2018

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Upcoming Events

VVAPL Holds Microchip Clinic in Adelanto

VVAPL Humane Society and Adelanto Animal Control are holding a microchip clinic on Saturday, March 17 from 9 a.m. to noon at Adelanto City Hall, 11600 Air Expressway.  The first 50 pets of Adelanto residents will receive microchips FREE of charge (proof of residency required).  Microchips are $10 for pets of non-Adelanto residents and pets after the 50 FREE microchips are given out.  This clinic is being held during the City of Adelanto's Dog License and Vaccination Clinic for pets of Adelanto Residents.  For more information on the microchip clinic please call (760) 247-2102.

Do Good With Burritos


  • Apple Valley Chipotle, 19179 Bear Valley Rd. Ste. 4
  • March 19
  • 4:00-8:00 pm
  • Chipotle is having a fundraiser to support VVAPL Humane Society. Just bring in a flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you're supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to help the animals at VVAPL.

Show your Support

Purchase this adorable Paw Print Bracelet for $38. plus tax.

The Humane Society will earn $15. for every purchase.

To order e-mail or call 909 331-2644


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Cruise Nights are back at Burgerlicious in Apple Valley on Friday, April 13 from 5pm to 8pm. Thanks to the Route 103.1 FM, the BCC (Burgerlicious Critter Crue) and Rod French, the monthly car show will be filling the parking lots of Burgerlicious, 21044 Bear Valley Road and adjacent Town & County Tire with pre-1976 and specialty vehicles. Dog adoptions, music by the Route 103.1 FM, prizes and trophies are part of the fun. No dog adoption coupons or promo codes accepted at this event. Cruise Nights will be held the second Friday of every month through October 12. Join us for this family fun event. All proceeds benefit VVAPL Humane Society.

A Delicious Way To Raise Money

Enjoy delicious food in a fun atmosphere along with your friends and family while earning funds in support of VVAPL Humane Society. With each flyer presented during this fundraising event, BJ's will donate 20% of food and soft beverage sales to our shelter. Flyers must be printed and presented to server. Fundraiser is on April 17 from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.

BJ's Restaurant Brewhouse 11600 Amargosa Road Victorville