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Articles with the Tag: Mission Valley Animal Shelter

Rescued dogs recovering from puppy mill Rescued dogs recovering from puppy mill

LAKE COUNTY – A shy male poodle didn’t have a name when he was rescued from LDR Kennels on Dublin Gulch Road by Life Savers Animal Rescue of Lake County in July — but he did have a critical skin infection. “He was one of the original four with immediate medical needs,” said L...

Puppy mill raid sheds light on lack of regulations

The raid of a Lake County puppy mill last week drew attention to Montana’s lack of dog breeding regulations. The Lake County Sheriff’s office obtained a warrant to search LDR Kennel on Dublin Gulch Road after receiving at least three complaints. The most recent complaint reported a terrible od...

Animals benefit from Spay-ghetti fundraiser Animals benefit from Spay-ghetti fundraiser

POLSON — It’s been 24 years since Mission Valley Animal Shelter first opened its doors as a temporary shelter and started welcoming in lost, abandoned, and stray cats and dogs in Lake County. As a nonprofit, these years have been marked by fundraising, community support, and hard work from e...

Spay-ghetti fundraiser supports spay/neuter program

News from Mission Valley Animal Shelter POLSON – The Mission Valley Animal Shelter is hosting a benefit to raise funds for its Community Spay/Neuter Program on Thursday, July 21, at the Elks Lodge, the facility host, in Polson from 5-8 p.m. Sponsors for the event are Anderson Radio Broadcasting, C...

Homeward Bound Homeward Bound

POLSON — As Adopt-a- Cat Month draws to a close, there are estimated to be 70 million stray cats living within the United States, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Most of those will never find a compassionate and caring family.At Mission Valley Animal Shelter,...

Briefs for Oct. 28, 2015

Court self-help set in Polson POLSON — The Missoula County Court Help Program is expanding their free services to counties outside of Missoula, and will be in Polson every other Tuesday, beginning Nov. 3, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The center’s mission is to provide access to justice through ...

Boettcher Park goes to the dogs Pet-a-Palooza style Boettcher Park goes to the dogs Pet-a-Palooza style

POLSON — About 25 short dogs, fuzzy dogs, chubby dogs, tall dogs, shy dogs and their people attended Mission Valley Animal Shelter’s Pet-a-Palooza held at Boettcher Park on Sept. 12.  People said it was fun because there was so much going on —  Pat Cook gave an obedience class ...

Dig for diamond at Pet-a-Palooza

News from the Mission Valley Animal Shelter POLSON – The Mission Valley Animal Shelter has announced that it is holding a Pet-a-Palooza on Saturday, Sept. 12, at Boettcher Park in Polson from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anderson Radio Broadcasting is sponsoring the event. The event will include a police do...

Grassfire causes evacuation of animal shelter Grassfire causes evacuation of animal shelter

POLSON — Fourteen dogs and 32 cats and kittens were evacuated from the Mission Valley Animal Shelter Friday afternoon when a grassfire threatened the structure on Reservoir Road in Polson. Shortly after 4 p.m. high winds felled a large tree across the road west of the shelter, taking power lines dow...

Fire causes evacuation of animal shelter

POLSON — Fourteen dogs and 32 cats and kittens were evacuated from the Mission Valley Animal Shelter Friday when a grassfire threatened the structure on Reservoir Road in Polson. Shortly after 4 p.m. high winds felled a large tree across the road west of the shelter, taking power lines dow...


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