Rest easy, Biggie. 💔

Jan 10, 2023 | Comments Off on Rest easy, Biggie. 💔

Before we welcomed the new year, we lost someone very special to us. Biggie (22099) was a calm and quiet companion who oftentimes joined us at our Cat Club meetings. He was a sweet and curious soul loved by so many, including you. He left us suddenly in his sleep on December 28, 2022; he was nine years old. During his time in our care, we tried our best to find him a loving home.…

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Adopt a dog at Valley Animal Center for only $25

Jan 7, 2023 | Comments Off on Adopt a dog at Valley Animal Center for only $25

Once a dog is available for adoption, it would be ideal that they find their furever home within seven days. Beyond that, their chances of becoming stressed increase, and they may develop behavior and mental health issues that could potentially hinder their chances of being adopted. At Valley Animal Center, we have many dogs who have been in our care for far too long, and we have dropped their adoption fees to $25. All dogs…

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Rescued: Miniature Poodle

Jan 2, 2023 |

Aspen is a poodle who was found in Kerman by animal control. She was severely matted, smelled and aggressive. Our animal care operations supervisor, Maritza, said Aspen may have been aggressive because she was experiencing pain. When our staff began to clip her fur, multiple puncture wounds and embedded foxtails were found. Since her arrival, she has been treated and is on her journey to recovery. She’s now a very sweet pup who enjoys being…

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Two malnourished dogs rescued by Valley Animal Center

Nov 11, 2022 | Comments Off on Two malnourished dogs rescued by Valley Animal Center

In September, an individual named Christopher Burress posted on TikTok a short video about two very malnourished senior dogs, Akira and Guero. Click HERE to watch the video. In an effort to help rescue the dogs, Christopher continued to share their story and reached out to us mid-October asking for help. “I need help saving these two dogs,” Christopher wrote. “The owner said he is willing to surrender them, but I need an organization that…

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Senior Dog Spends Final Days in Foster Home

Sep 21, 2022 |

Thirteen-year-old Delilah (11228) was adopted from us back in 2011. February of this year, we found her at animal control. She was scrawny and smelled as if she had been sprayed by skunks. After rescuing her back into our care, Delilah endured health issue after health issue. 😢  From a chronic ear infection that left her off balance and bad arthritis that made it difficult for her to move around, she was on medications and…

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Kitten with Maggots, At-Risk for Amputation

Sep 1, 2022 |

Weedle’s Rescue We received a call from Kerman animal control about a kitten, later named Weedle, who had maggots crawling all over his paws. When our team went to rescue the kitten, Kerman animal control had already cleaned off the maggots but Weedle’s front left paw was in horrible condition. “We’re not sure what happened to it,” said Valley Animal Center Animal Care Adoption Supervisor Ruben Cantu. “It looked like it had been crushed and…

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Kitten with severe injury to jaw named Joker

Aug 16, 2022 |

Joker’s Arrival On July 28th, we welcomed Joker into our care. He was brought in with a severe injury to his jaw, a missing tooth, and a severe case of ear mites. He also had puncture wounds on the bottom part of his jaw, the neck and chin area. We don’t know what caused those injuries.  “We didn’t think he would make it,” said Ruben, our animal care adoption supervisor. “For the first two days,…

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4 Benefits to Pet Vaccines

Aug 12, 2022 |

Should you vaccinate your pets? August is National Pet Immunization Awareness Month so here is our fur-iendly reminder to make sure your pets are up-to-date on their vaccines. Vaccinations are important as they introduce an immune response to help build immunity in your pets, lessen the severity of symptoms, and prevent the spread of disease.  Here are 4 reasons why vaccinations are important: A vaccinated pet is a protected pet. Prevent the unnecessary stress of…

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Returned Twice, German Shepherd Puppy Seeks Furever Home

Aug 9, 2022 |

Update: We are happy to announce that Pam has found her furever home! Meet Pam: Puppy Pam (animal ID: 25106) is an 8 month old German Shepherd mix with lots of shy kisses to give.  She was born here at Valley Animal Center as part of a litter of eight in November of 2021. On February 1, 2022, a family wanting a puppy adopted Pam home.  Sadly, Pam returned to us the very next day…

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Dry cat food donated to feral cat sanctuary

Jul 29, 2022 |

On Wednesday, our admin assistant, Jennie, and front desk volunteer, Robin, shared a very special moment. “What a day,” Robin said at the 12 o’clock hour. “Too bad I didn’t wear my watch today,” Jennie said. “I probably got all my steps in already.” The two spent all morning happily accepting monetary donations and bags of dry cat food from individuals (and pets) who saw our post on Monday morning about needing dry cat food…

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