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Articles with the Tag: Mission Valley Animal Shelter

Benefit dinner to offset cost of spaying, neutering

News from the 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, Aug. 13, at the Elks Lodge, the facility host, in Polson from 5-8 pm. Sponsors for the event are Anderson Radio Broadcasting, ...

‘No meat balls’ spay-ghetti dinner to benefit spay program

POLSON — Reducing the number of unwanted pets is the ultimate goal of Mission Valley Animal Shelter’s “Spay-ghetti and No Meat Balls Dinner” set for Thursday, Aug. 13 at the Elks Lodge in Polson. Proceeds will support the shelter’s community spay and neuter assistance program. ...

Girl Scouts donate money for shelter pups Girl Scouts donate money for shelter pups

POLSON — Dogs at the Mission Valley Animal Shelter made a big impression on a group of Girl Scouts from Pablo Elementary School, so much so that Troop 3422 donated their cookie money to help build an agility course for the pooches. “We had eight girls when we first started selling cookies. We ...

‘Paws & Pints’ supports MVAS ‘Paws & Pints’ supports MVAS

News from  Mission Valley Animal Shelter POLSON – The Mission Valley Animal Shelter’s new fundraiser to benefit the shelter, “Paws & Pints,” is on tap Thursday, Sept. 25, at 5:30 p.m. at Glacier Brewing Company in Polson. Tickets to the event are $25 and includes one...

Doggy Dash raises money for MVAS Doggy Dash raises money for MVAS

POLSON — Sunshine and just enough of a chill for a jacket, made for good weather for the Mission Valley Doggy Dash Saturday morning. The dash, a fundraiser for the Mission Valley Animal Shelter, took place at Linderman Elementary School’s track with a walk and other contests. Dog owners col...

MVAS celebrates 25th anniversary MVAS celebrates 25th anniversary

Riverside Park filled with a large crowd of people and their furry friends on Sunday for the Mission Valley Animal Shelter’s thank you to the community party. The organizers of the event seemed very pleased with the turnout and the number of volunteers. “We wouldn’t be celebrating 25 ...

Jack Hanna introduces bear project Jack Hanna introduces bear project

FLATHEAD VALLEY — Jack Hanna, raised on a farm in Tennessee, started working for a veterinarian at age 11. He has a love for Glacier National Park, wildlife, and the people in the area. Hanna and his wife, Suzi, have lived in Montana for 20 years. In 1996, the property they bought was full of elk. ...

Doggy Dash to raise needed funding for shelter Doggy Dash to raise needed funding for shelter

News from Mission Valley Animal Shelter POLSON – The Mission Valley Animal Shelter has announced that its Doggy Dash 2014 will be held this year on Saturday, September 6, at the Linderman Track in Polson, rain or shine. Sponsor for the event is Anderson Radio Broadcasting. The Doggy Dash 2014 kic...

Silver lining lessens dark cloud

 Celebrating a silver anniversary of 25 years serving Lake County, Mission Valley Animal Shelter has come a long way in that time. We incorporated in 1989, offering a referral service and foster care program for three years until a temporary, outdoor shelter was established in Polson. By 1994 a small pe...

Mission Valley Animal Shelter celebrates 25 years Mission Valley Animal Shelter celebrates 25 years

POLSON — The non-profit Mission Valley Animal Shelter has thrived on community support for a quarter of a century, and as a thank you, will host a shelter birthday celebration on Aug. 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Riverside Park. The MVAS mission is to be “a voice for those who cannot speak” to...


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