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......
We’ve got a new logo that we’re so excited to share with you all. This logo represents so much for us. It represents forward-movement, vision and unity. All good things. With the unveiling of our new logo, we also wanted to share with you our updated mission and vision statements, and our key values. These are all so important to us and represent our heart and mission. These words will constantly be at the forefront of our minds as we continue to help animals through 2017 and beyond. We hope these words......
A beautiful 80 pound Alaskan Malamute named Maya entered our doors on December 1st and we all felt there was something special about her but had no idea the reunion that was in store. Like all dogs and cats that enter AVHS, one of the first things we do is scan for a microchip. Through a bit of digging on our end, we found that Maya’s microchip traced back to an organization in Phoenix, AZ – Maya had been initially chipped at our Executive Director’s previous employer, a shelter in Phoenix, Arizona. What......