VVAPL Blog

VVAPL’s Paws for Peace Christmas Float

VVAPL Humane Society is spreading Peace on Earth with their float “Paws for Peace” in the Victorville and Adelanto Christmas parades. Staff, family, friends, Ambassador Dog Millie and shelter dogs remind people that pets bring Joy to the World and stand with all animals to bring

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Holiday Safety for Pets

Change isn’t your pet’s friend. Animals can be sensitive to changes in their routines. Try to keep you pet on their normal feeding, play and exercise schedules. Pets need a getaway. Pets can becomes stressed and frightened by the constant noise from ringing doorbells, loud voices, people

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Pup Has a Leg Up Thanks to Generous Donations and Dr. Choi

A stray puppy turned into VVAPL Humane Society received life-saving surgery thanks to the generosity of a local veterinarian and donations to the LifeSaver Medical Fund. The puppy arrived with his left leg and foot extremely swollen and was purple halfway up the leg due to an unknown substance.

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VVAPL Offers Licks For Life to Military Veterans

Thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Disney VoluntEARS Community Fund, VVAPL Humane Society is offering FREE pet adoptions to military veterans. The program is called Licks For Life. Vietnam Veteran Craig Lane sees the program as Priceless. “Pets to me are almost a must,” said Lane.

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November is National Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. ~Leroy "Satchel" Paige Wouldn’t it be great if that were true? Aging, being a senior citizen, is often shunned instead of being embraced. Senior animals, in particular, are often seen as disposable

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Holiday Safety for Pets

Change isn’t your pet’s friend. Animals can be sensitive to changes in their routines. Try to keep you pet on their normal feeding, play and exercise schedules. Pets need a getaway. Pets can becomes stressed and frightened by the constant noise from ringing doorbells, loud voices, people

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AmeriGas Has a Big Heart for VVAPL’s Animals

Blankets, paper towels, trash bags, laundry and dish soap, cotton balls, bleach, cat supplies, toys, collars, and dog treats. These were some of the many wish list items donated to VVAPL Humane Society by AmeriGas. “We’re growing and expanding, and it’s important for us to reach

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Halloween Safety For Your Pets

Yes, it’s that time of year again when ghouls and ghosts and goblins galore will be roaming the streets looking for their tricks or treats. They’ll run and scream and ring many bells, while filling their bags with handfuls of sweets. It’s a time for food, family, and fun and maybe

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Imagine a World Where Every Dog Counts! Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

If you’re ready to open your heart and home to a cute canine, consider adopting from your local shelter in honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. There are many wonderful dogs, all shapes, sizes and breeds, waiting for homes. You can make a difference today in any animal’s life by giving

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Coldwell Banker “Home For Dogs” Adoption Weekend Success

September 9 was Coldwell Banker’s “Homes For Dogs” Adoption Weekend. Everyone who adopted a pet received a prize. Prizes awarded from Coldwell Banker – 1 FREE adoption, 3 adoptions for only $15, 1 adoption for only $10, and 2 cats received microchips at no charge. Prizes

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