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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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  • ArkValley Humane Society is honored to receive a 5000 investment
    5 days ago Ark-Valley Humane Society is honored to receive a $5,000 investment for our in house feline spays and neutered and to serve the  @petcofoundation ’s mission to raise the quality of life for pets and people who love and need them.  #petcofamily 
  • Join us Sunday May 19th at the Salida Dog Park
    2 weeks ago Join us Sunday May 19th at the Salida Dog Park for our 2nd Annual Tails of the Trail 5k Run/Walk for the Animals!!! This is a family & dog friendly event you don’t want to miss! Sign up by April 22nd for guaranteed race T-shirt & early bird pricing. Click the link in our bio to learn more & register
  • Have you heard the good news?!! Our 2nd Annual Tails
    3 weeks ago Have you heard the good news?!! Our 2nd Annual Tails on the Trail 5K Run/Walk for Animals is coming up on Sunday May 19th! Last year was a blast for runners, walkers & dogs! Don’t miss out. You can register now & get a guaranteed race T-shirt & discount pricing. Click the link in our bio to register today!
  • Save the Date Our 2nd Annual Tails on Trail 5k
    4 weeks ago *Save the Date* Our 2nd Annual Tails on Trail 5k Run/Walk for Animals is coming up on Sunday May 19th! Register before April 23rd for early bird pricing & a guaranteed race t-shirt! Don’t miss out on this family & dog-friendly event benefiting the life saving work of AVHS! Click the link in our bio for more details  #salidaevents 
  • Give where you live on givingtuesday! Your support today means
    4 months ago Give where you live on  #givingtuesday ! Your support today means the world to the dogs and cats we care for every single day. With your help, these animals will find loving homes and receive a second chance at life! Click the link in our bio to give through  #coloradogives  ❤️❤️
  • Woohoo!! Our T Shirt fundraiser has been extended! If you
    4 months ago Woohoo!! Our T Shirt fundraiser has been extended! If you missed your chance, click the link in our bio to pre order yours today! These would make great Christmas presents for a wonderful cause! ❤️ [not to mention the funky design + incredibly soft t-shirt!]
  • 24 hours left in our tshirt fundraiser!! These shirts are
    4 months ago 24 hours left in our t-shirt fundraiser!! These shirts are super soft, come in a women’s and unisex fit and designed by local artist, Patti Vincent! All proceeds help us as we build a better future for our animals through the new addition! Click the link in our bio to purchase your shirts today!
  • Have you seen a cuter bumblebee or should we say
    5 months ago Have you seen a cuter bumblebee (or should we say Bumble Bull or Pit Bee )?? Ganon loves Halloween and would love it even more if he was celebrating with a family! Come by and meet this sweet boy today! ❤️

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