VVAPL Blog

September Is Happy Cat Month

The arrival of September marks not only the end of the Dog Days of Summer, but also the beginning of a month devoted to the contentment of our cat companions. Kittens pictured above are in our Cattery waiting for their forever homes.

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44 Pets Find Homes At Clear The Shelter Event

We had a great turn out for our Clear The Shelter Event on August 18. Thirty-three dogs (including Kane pictured above) and eleven cats were adopted. We would like to thank our volunteers and vendors who helped make this event a success. Also, thanks to everyone who opened their hearts and homes to

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Seventeen Dogs Went To Rescues In August

17 dogs (including Jess, pictured above) went to six rescues in August. We would like to give a "Round Of A Paws" to Pet Orphans of Southern California, Shepherd's Paw Animal Rescue, Rescuing Animals In Need, Working Dogs Rescue, Forever Young K9 Rescue and Ollie's Pack Rescue

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Successful Puppy/Kitten Palooza

On August 11 we had a puppy & kitten adoption event. Eighteen puppies, eleven kittens and four dogs found homes. We would like to give our adopters "Two Paws Up" for giving these sweet pets a home.

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Sweet senior Randall Finds A Home

Randall, is an 8 year old Mastiff fusion that had been at the shelter a month before finally being adopted. He went to an amazing home in Utah where he has two fur brothers and a large yard to play in. Happy Tails Randall!

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Pet Safety During The Sweltering Summer Heat

Pets are susceptible to heatstroke if they get too hot. Some warning signs of heatstroke are excessive panting, difficulty breathing, drooling, weakness, increased heart and respiratory rate, stupor, collapse, and seizures. Contact your veterinarian immediately if your pet exhibits any warning

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Special Donation

We received a special donation at the shelter from these sisters. They donated $40.75 to help the animals at VVAPL. Thank you girls, we give you "Two Paws Up!!"

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National Check The Chip Day

August 15th, is National Check The Chip Day, the day that everyone with a pet is reminded to make sure their cat or dog’s microchip information is up-to-date! Or, if you pet doesn’t have a microchip and you’ve been considering getting one, maybe now is the time to finally have it

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Pet Orphans Of Southern California Helps The Dogs At VVAPL

Pet Orphans Of Southern California has rescued many dogs from our shelter. In the month of June alone they rescued seven beautiful dogs. Fritz, Zeke (pictured), Shadow, Yves Saint Laurent, Marley, Rina & Boris were the lucky dogs that went to this wonderful rescue in June. Thank you Pet Orphans,

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Girl Scout Troop 1115 Visits VVAPL

Girl Scout Troop 1115 recently toured VVAPL Humane Society. Part of the tour involved tips on animal safety and responsible pet ownership. Ambassador Dog Millie was the star as she demonstrated how to “pet a dog safely” and the importance of microchipping pets. The girls were given

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