VVAPL Blog

Victorville Hyundai Mazda Has Gone to the Dogs

Thank you Victorville Hyundai Mazda on Palmdale Road for hosting the Gone to the Dogs Adoption Event. It was a wonderful day with 9 sweet doggies finding their forever homes. On top of that, Victorville Hyundai Mazda also donated $100 for each dog adopted, $900 total to help all the animals at VVAPL

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Small Dog Area Completed

Ten Starbucks in the Victor Valley and three Starbucks in Barstow dedicated their time and energy on April 26 for a community project to help us start the first phase of our future dog park for our canines and our clients’. In one day, a 40’ x 80’ section of dirt was transformed

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Cruise Nights are back!

Cruise Nights are back at Burgerlicious in Apple Valley every second Friday of the month through October starting April 8 from 5pm to 8pm. Thanks to Route 103.1 KVFG, the BCC and Rod French, the monthly car show and pet adoptions will be filling the parking lots of Burgerlicious, 21044 Bear Valley

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April is 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 have dedicated their time and energy to help VVAPL

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April is National Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

The ASPCA estimates an animal is abused every 60 seconds. The news reports on the worst cases of dog fighting, puppy mills and animal hoarding, but abuse takes many forms – dogs left on chains for hours, hitting pets, breeding pets until they’re no longer of use, and giving pets no

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Stella and Bruno’s Microchip Miracle

Gina Munguia approached the kennel. The dog walked over, sniffed Munguia and immediately started wagging her tail. VVAPL Humane Society staff was ecstatic, and Munguia was visibly in shock and crying. It wasn’t because she found a dog to adopt. It’s because Stella, an English Bulldog,

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March Is Microchip Madness Month

It’s estimated only 5 to 8 percent of pets have microchips, so VVAPL is encouraging pet parents to take action during March Microchip Madness. During the entire month, the humane society is microchipping pets for only $10, which includes implanting the chip and registration. Microchipping is

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VVAPL Receives Disney Grant

For over 30 years, Disneyland Resort cast members have focused on providing meaningful service to their communities. One way cast members make a positive impact is through the Disney VoluntEARS Community Fund (DVCF), an employee charitable giving program entirely funded by cast members through

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Dogs On The Go Hits The Road

VVAPL Humane Society’s first Dogs on the Go Mobile Adoption Vehicle made its debut with a ribbon cutting ceremony in February during Apple Valley PetSmart’s National Adoption Weekend. Dogs on the Go is a fully self-contained travel trailer with permanent cages to house up to 25 pets,

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February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month

An estimated 6 to 8 million cats and dogs enter shelters nationwide every year. Of that number an estimated 2.7 million healthy, adoptable cats and dogs are euthanized nationwide every year. The majority of animals entering shelters are strays, and it’s estimated only 10 percent are spayed or

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