Jennie is our Heart of the Rockies Radio Pet of the Week! Jennie is a beautiful 8 year old female Domestic Shorthair mix who is friendly and good-natured. Jennie’s adoption fee is waived and she’s declawed so she needs to be an indoor-only cat. Come meet Jennie today!...
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......
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?...
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......
On Monday, August 29th, Ark-Valley Humane Society welcomed Reggie, Suki, Kirby and Carolyna; four dogs transferred to us from a shelter in Louisiana. As many of you know, Louisiana has been hit hard in the past weeks with terrible floods ruining buildings and crushing homes. This particular shelter made a plea to shelters across the country, asking for help emptying their current cat and dog population to make way for the pets and their families affected by this terrible tragedy. Thanks to the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary network, we got word of......
She’s full of energy, a ball of cuteness, and a total cuddle-bug. At just 15 days old, we welcome our newest (and smallest) resident, Abira. Abira means ‘strong’ in Hebrew and that’s just what this little kitten is. Abira was found by a good samaritan who noticed that her eyes were wrecked with infection and thought surely she needed to be put down. Upon visiting a vet, Abira will indeed need to have her eyes removed, but can make a full recovery and live a long and healthy life. We can’t wait to see......