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

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

Our Newsletter


  • We couldnt agree more How about you?
    3 weeks ago We couldn't agree more. How about you?
  • Do you have a foster failure story like Binkys guardian
    3 weeks ago Do you have a "foster failure" story like Binky's guardian here? If you’ve ever fostered for AVHS or your own local shelter-THANK YOU! You are a huge part of the shelter’s success in caring for special animals.
  • Today is Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day an occasion to honor
    3 weeks ago Today is Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day, an occasion to honor our beloved animal friends who have passed on — but will never be forgotten.
  • Poe  Phoenix are biiiig fans of felinefriday and they
    4 weeks ago Poe + Phoenix are biiiig fans of  #felinefriday  and they hope you’re big fans of them because they’re ready to find a meow!!
  • An important reminder for anyone who needs a boost Youre
    4 weeks ago An important reminder for anyone who needs a boost. You're more powerful than you know!
  • Can you believe these sleepy kittens didnt find homes today?
    1 month ago Can you believe these sleepy kittens didn’t find homes today? we can’t either but don’t worry, they’ll be available for adoption at our BV location from noon to 5:30 daily! (701 Gregg Drive)
  • The Open House is LIVE! Come on by say Hello
    1 month ago The Open House is LIVE! Come on by, say Hello and enjoy some delicious treats (yes one of our awesome volunteers made kitty litter treats (litter scoop never used ), FREE microchips for your pets and delicious teas with proceeds going back to AVHS! We also had a very special guest stop by...RIDLEY!
  • Panda or dog?  Tonto is a beautiful two year
    1 month ago Panda or dog? ‍♀️ Tonto is a beautiful two year old male Akita who has all the love in the world to give! Come by and meet this handsome and smart guy! ❤️

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