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Make a difference in the lives of the animals at Ark-Valley Humane Society  today.





Join One Of Our Volunteer Programs

Do you love cats, dogs, and other pets?

Then come join our cause…

Fill out a volunteer application here!

Young Volunteer

Young Volunteers assist our staff with washing dishes, doing laundry, and loving on our cats/helping clean the Adoptable Cat Room...

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Adult Volunteer

Adult Volunteers walk our Adult dogs to provide exercise, enrichment, as well as work with them on simple commands and social behavior...

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Group Volunteer

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Foster Program

Foster care is temporary care and shelter for one of our animals that is either too small, sick, injured or needs socialization...

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Adoption Ambassadors

Adoption Ambassadors is a program provided through Ark-Valley Humane Society where you can foster an animal and essentially adopt the animal out yourself...

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Do It Yourself Projects

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FAQ’s

A place to find answers to questions commonly asked by volunteers.

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FORMS AND GUIDES

*Please note: At this time Ark-Valley Humane Society does not offer court-mandated community service opportunities at our shelter



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  • Come out to Coldwell Banker Collegiate Peaks Realty THIS Saturday
    2 days ago Come out to Coldwell Banker Collegiate Peaks Realty THIS Saturday from 1-4pm for a pet food drive event! There will be free pet id tags, a doggie photo booth, raffle prizes and more for anyone who drops off a food donation for AVHS! We’re asking for Purina Pro Plan kitten food, wet cat or kitten food, soft dog treats, and purina pro plan dog food! We’ll be at 139 W 1st St. in Salida, hope to see you there!
  • HAPPY TAILS to AUGIE adoptdontshop happygotchaday avhs shelterdogsofinstagram
    4 days ago HAPPY TAILS to AUGIE❤️  #adoptdontshop   #happygotchaday   #avhs   #shelterdogsofinstagram 
  • Can you believe this handsome boy has been at the
    6 days ago Can you believe this handsome boy has been at the shelter since July?! Henry is an incredibly sweet 7 year old Catahoula Leopard Dog mix. Adopting an older pup is such a great thing to do! At this age he is house broken, calmer, and knows exactly who he is (awesome)! He gets along with other dogs and kids, but no cats please! He loves to play fetch in the yard and go on walks! Come by and meet Henry today, we open at noon
  • Shadow Is it Friday yet?? Shadow is hoping that his
    1 week ago Shadow: “Is it Friday yet??” Shadow is hoping that his family will come and get him soon so he can enjoy his weekend lounging around in his new home ❤️And since Shadow is 9 year’s old he is priceless! (Adoption fees waived)
  • Our Feline  Fido Photo Contest Calendars have arrived! Stop
    2 weeks ago Our Feline & Fido Photo Contest Calendars have arrived! Stop by the shelter to get yours now!
  • Anyone looking for a garden buddy?! Bubba is your guy!
    2 weeks ago Anyone looking for a garden buddy?! Bubba is your guy! At just 2 years old, he’s ready to have countless adventures with his lucky furever family! Call the shelter to meet this good boy as he is in a foster home currently: 719-395-2737
  • THREE HOURS LEFT! Vote vote and vote some more to
    2 months ago THREE HOURS LEFT! Vote, vote and vote some more to see your pet win its own month in our 2019/2020 AVHS calendar! The coolest part is you’re making a big difference in a homeless pet’s life! ❤️ submit and vote at www.gogophotocontest.com/avhs
  • Time is running out! Have you submitted and voted for
    2 months ago Time is running out! Have you submitted and voted for your favorite pet photo to make it in our 2019/2020 AVHS calendar? Enter and vote here at www.gogophotocontest.com/avhs

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