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Ark-Valley Humane Society
701 Gregg Drive
PO Box 1335
Buena Vista, CO 81211
Open 7-Days/Week, 11-am - 5-pm

Sunshine Adoption Center 10128 West Highway 50
Poncha Springs, CO 81242 is hibernating for the winter

Click here for more information on the seasonal hours & operations at the Sunshine Adoption Center 

Shelter Wish List Items We Can Always Use...

• Bedding (Fleece Blankets, Large Towels, Cat Beds)

• Cat Kuranda Towers

• Copier Paper (white)

• Dish Soap

• Drawstring Trash Bags (13, 45 & 56 gallon)

• First Class Postage Stamps

• HP 932xl & 933 Ink

• Kong Stuff N Paste

• New Kong Toys (Medium, Large & XL)

• Paper Towel

• Wal- Mart Gift Cards


Submit your pet's photo now! Voting starts on June 1st, 2016 at 8:00AM

   Ark-Valley Humane Society and Heart of the Rockies Radio Pet of the Week

Nelly is our pet of the week! She is gentle, sweet, and loyal- please call the shelter at 719.966.8025 to meet her as she is in a foster home.

Our Mission...

Ark-Valley Humane Society
    •  Maintains a compassionate no-kill animal shelter for homeless, lost and unwanted pets without regard for time or space,
    •  Reduces the number of unwanted pets through spay/neuter programs,
    •  Connects homeless pets and adoptive homes,
    •  Offers support services for the prevention of cruelty to animals,
    •  Presents public education for responsible pet ownership.

 Ark-Valley Humane Society is Hiring, click here for more information.

   We currently have some   very special dogs 
here at the shelter. 
To learn more 
   about their story, click here. 


AVHS - compassionately connecting pets and people