VVAPL Blog

Kitten Fosters Needed

We currently have a lot of kittens at the shelter. We are in need of fosters, if you can help out, please contact Barbara at the shelter 760-247-2102. Shelter is open from 9:00-4:30~ Tuesday-Thursday and 9:00-2:30~ Friday and Saturday.

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September Was A Great Month For The VVAPL Animals

Last month 136 animals were adopted/rescued! We would like to thank our adopters and rescues, we give them "Two Paws Up!!"

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Successful PetSmart Adoption Weekend

Our September PetSmart adoption event was a success! Twenty beautiful dogs found homes. Thank you adopters for opening your hearts and homes to these sweet dogs. We give you all "Two Paws Up!!"

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October Is National Adopt A Shelter Dog Month

American Humane established Adopt-A-Dog Month® in October 1981 as an annual event to encourage people to save lives and enhance their own lives by adopting a dog from a shelter or rescue group. Thirty-two years later, that message is as strong, true and important as ever, as millions of dogs in

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September Is Happy Cat Month

The arrival of September marks not only the end of the Dog Days of Summer, but also the beginning of a month devoted to the contentment of our cat companions. Kittens pictured above are in our Cattery waiting for their forever homes.

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44 Pets Find Homes At Clear The Shelter Event

We had a great turn out for our Clear The Shelter Event on August 18. Thirty-three dogs (including Kane pictured above) and eleven cats were adopted. We would like to thank our volunteers and vendors who helped make this event a success. Also, thanks to everyone who opened their hearts and homes to

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Seventeen Dogs Went To Rescues In August

17 dogs (including Jess, pictured above) went to six rescues in August. We would like to give a "Round Of A Paws" to Pet Orphans of Southern California, Shepherd's Paw Animal Rescue, Rescuing Animals In Need, Working Dogs Rescue, Forever Young K9 Rescue and Ollie's Pack Rescue

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Successful Puppy/Kitten Palooza

On August 11 we had a puppy & kitten adoption event. Eighteen puppies, eleven kittens and four dogs found homes. We would like to give our adopters "Two Paws Up" for giving these sweet pets a home.

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Sweet senior Randall Finds A Home

Randall, is an 8 year old Mastiff fusion that had been at the shelter a month before finally being adopted. He went to an amazing home in Utah where he has two fur brothers and a large yard to play in. Happy Tails Randall!

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Pet Safety During The Sweltering Summer Heat

Pets are susceptible to heatstroke if they get too hot. Some warning signs of heatstroke are excessive panting, difficulty breathing, drooling, weakness, increased heart and respiratory rate, stupor, collapse, and seizures. Contact your veterinarian immediately if your pet exhibits any warning

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