VVAPL Blog

First Cruise Night Of 2018 Is A Success!

April 13 was our first cruise night of the year and two dogs were adopted and a lot of people came out to support us. Our shelter was given a check for $902! Thank you Rod French Promotions & Burgerlicious and all who came out for helping the animals at VVAPL. We give you “Two Paws

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National Pet Month is observed in May 2018.

National Pet Month is a celebration of the benefits that pets bring to people's lives - and vice versa. It is observed annually in the United States in May and during the month of April in the United Kingdom. A pet is an animal kept primarily for a person's company or protection, as opposed

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Chipotle Helps The Animals At VVAPL

Apple Valley Chipotle had a fundraiser for the shelter on March 19. A lot of people in the community came out to support us. It was good food for a great cause. We give them "Two Paws Up"

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Sweet Bonded Pair Is Rescued By Working Dogs Rescue

Bonnie & Clyde were brought in to the shelter as strays. When it became obvious how bonded these two were, staff decided that they needed to stay together. Working Dogs Rescue seen them and wanted to help make sure they stayed together. They were rescued along with a sweet German Shepherd named

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Adelanto Microchip Clinic Is A Success

VVAPL Humane Society and Adelanto Animal Control had a microchip clinic on March 17 and 70 dogs received microchips! The first 50 were free thanks to Adelanto Animal Control. We give them "Two Paws Up" Pictured from left~VVAPL Executive Director- Sherri Quinn, Adelanto Animal Control

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National Dog Bite Prevention Week Is April 8-14

How do you avoid getting bit by a dog? Start by being polite and respecting the dog's personal space. Never approach an unfamiliar dog, especially one who's tied or confined behind a fence or in a car. Don't pet a dog—even your own—without letting them see and sniff you

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Microchip Brings Missing Dog Home

Gina had been missing for 3 years when she was brought in to VVAPL by Animal Control. Thankfully, she was microchipped so she was reunited with her original owners who were beyond excited to have her back. Just another example of the importance of microchipping your pets.

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Rhonda McCloud helps the dogs at VVAPL

Rhonda stopped by the shelter in February to sponsor 6 dogs! She manages Mental Health Dogs and also offered free training for each dog as well. We give her "Two Paws Up"

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Successful PetSmart Adoption Weekend

The first PetSmart Adoption Weekend of the year was a complete success! We took 28 dogs and all were adopted. Thank you adopters for opening your hearts and homes to these sweet dogs. We will be at the next event in May with more great dogs in need of homes.

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March Is Microchip Madness Month

MARCH IS MICROCHIP MADNESS MONTH It’s estimated only 5 to 8 percent of pets have microchips, so VVAPL is encouraging pet parents to act during MARCH MICROCHIP MADNESS. During the entire month, the humane society is microchipping pets for only $10, which includes implanting the chip and

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