VVAPL Blog

Victorville Christmas Parade

We had a lot of fun riding in this year’s parade. Check out all the photos posted December 5 on facebook.com/vvapl.humanesociety.

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VVAPL on Coffee Talk Every Friday

VVAPL Humane Society will be on the new Coffee Talk with Paul Amadeus Lane and Mia Mocha every Friday at 8:17 a.m. to highlight one of our pets looking for their forever home. You can catch us two places: listen on ABC News Radio KMET 1490 AM at http://www.kmet1490am.com/ or watch the live stream at

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Holiday Safety for Pets

Change isn’t your pet’s friend. Animals can be sensitive to changes in their routines. Try to keep you pet on their normal feeding, play and exercise schedules. Pets need a getaway. Pets can becomes stressed and frightened by the constant noise from ringing doorbells, loud voices, people

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VVAPL Adoption Vehicle a Go Thanks to SWG

VVAPL Humane Society’s dream of a Dogs on the Go Adoption Vehicle will soon be a reality thanks to Southwest Gas’ generous donation of a 2009 Ford Truck. The vehicle was scheduled to be retired. Instead of sending it to auction, the truck was donated as part of the company’s

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November is National Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. ~Leroy "Satchel" Paige Wouldn’t it be great if that were true? Aging, being a senior citizen, is often shunned instead of being embraced. Senior animals, in particular, are often seen as disposable

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Remember Me Thursday

VVAPL Humane Society united with animal-lovers and animal welfare organizations locally and globally on Thursday, September 24th for the 3rd annual Remember Me Thursday Candle-Lighting Ceremony. Candles were lit in honor of the millions of pets who lost their lives without the benefit of a loving

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Two Teenagers and Their Extraordinary Feat

Two ordinary teenagers turn their passion for animals into an extraordinary feat. Thanks to the teens’ perseverance, VVAPL Humane Society and four local rescues each received a $10,000 donation. Elizabeth Wisotzki, 16, and her sister Rebecca, 18, got their love of animals from their mother

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A Small Gesture Makes a Huge Impact

Mac lost his beloved Catahoula, Beau, last December. Beau was Mac’s back packing, hiking and fishing buddy. It was a tremendous loss. Missing a friend on his many adventures, Mac started looking for another Catahoula to rescue. Mac loves the breed because of their great temperament –

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Halloween Safety For Your Pets

Yes, it’s that time of year again when ghouls and ghosts and goblins galore will be roaming the streets looking for their tricks or treats. They’ll run and scream and ring many bells, while filling their bags with handfuls of sweets. It’s a time for food, family, and fun and maybe

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Beat Back to School Pet Blues

It’s the time of year parents are doing their happy dance as their kiddies head back to school. Pets, on the other hand, can have a hard time adjusting to the long hours alone resulting in depression and undesirable behavior like barking, howling, whining, accidents and chewing things up.

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