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20
Mar 2017

The week of March 20th is National Poison Prevention Week which we feel is a wonderful time to remind you of the common household items that pose danger for your furry family members. Every year, the ASPCA Poison Control Center releases its Top 10 List of toxins pet ingest. According to ASPCApro.org, in 2016 the list was based on 180,639 calls about potential poisonings, and APCC veterinarians tabulated the 10 subjects callers were most often worried about. We would like to share these with you as a reminder to protect your pets......

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01
Mar 2017

Mark your calendars! Join us May 12 through June 12 for an amazing fundraiser graciously hosted by Sellars Project Space in Salida. Beautiful paintings by the extremely talented artist, Sally Mather, will be available. Sally has offered to donate 50% of all proceeds to benefit Ark-Valley Humane Society in building the new shelter. Sally is not only an incredible artist but also a loyal and dedicated volunteer with AVHS. We are so thankful for her passion for animals and dedication to partner with Ark-Valley Humane Society. You are invited to an opening......

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06
Feb 2017

With snow on the ground and pets sleeping in their cozy nooks or by the fireside, kitten season seems far off. Outdoor cats are not as noticeable this time of year. February is a time when animals conserve energy. It’s a time for sleeping in and staying sheltered. So, you might ask, why was February chosen to be Spay Neuter Awareness Month? It turns out, now, while the snow is still flying, is prime time for animals to get fixed. Unwanted litters, so often born in the warmer months, can be avoided......

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02
Feb 2017

Love is in the air at AVHS! Stop by, call us, or donate online a $5 Valentine to the shelter dog or cat of your preference so they feel the love this Valentine’s Day! To spice things up a bit, we’ll post the Valentine’s on the shelter’s lobby dog or cat room door and the door with the most Valentine’s on it will win a special treat! So what will it be, Kitty Kisses or Puppy Smooches?...

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