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Articles with the Tag: Mission Valley Animal Shelter

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

News from the Mission Valley Animal Shelter POLSON – The Mission Valley Animal Shelter is thanking the community for its support for 25 years. The celebration will be held on Sunday, Aug. 24, from 1-3 p.m. at Riverside Park in Polson. “The Board of the Mission Valley Animal Shelter wants to...

Pet look-alike contest entries sought

POLSON — Do you look like your pet? Enter the Mission Valley Animal Shelter Look-A-Like photo contest. Send your photo to Mission Valley Animal Shelter before 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7. Voting will take place at the MVAS booth at the Summer Festival in downtown Polson on Saturday, Aug. 9. Email to:...

Open house held to encourage adoption Open house held to encourage adoption

  POLSON — Piper, a boxer mastiff mix, was excited by all the extra people at Mission Valley Animal Shelter. To calm her, Joey Ray, who volunteers at the shelter on Saturdays, talked to her and stroked her head.  “Piper’s been at the shelter way too long,” said Jill Si...

Furry friends in need of love, attention, donations Furry friends in need of love, attention, donations

POLSON – Local foster care and shelter residents are raising their paws and wagging their tails in hopes Santa will not forget them this holiday season. Whether it’s donating items used by the shelter, cash, foster care, or maybe even to giving one of the animals a loving forever home, facilities...

Catapalooza reminds that Fall is kitten time; consider adoption Catapalooza reminds that Fall is kitten time; consider adoption

POLSON — Cooler weather is coming. Time to have a pot of soup simmering on the stove while you’re wrapped up in a quilt with a cat on your lap.  If a cat is missing from your life, the Mission Valley Animal Shelter, Life Savers Animal Rescue and All Hearts Rescue all have cats and kittens...

Dock diving dog finds dream job Dock diving dog finds dream job

Tee came to the Mission Valley Animal Shelter as a young Belgian Malinois mix who loved to jump. Her standing vertical leap was six feet, and MVAS staff had to put a roof on her kennel to keep her corralled. She wasn’t friendly towards other dogs. Not only was Tee a natural jumper, but “she ha...

Struttin’ their stuff: Pups parade at Doggy Dash fundraiser Struttin’ their stuff: Pups parade at Doggy Dash fundraiser

POLSON — Every dog has a story, and many were shared at the Doggy Dash, a fundraiser held by the Mission Valley Animal Shelter board of directors on Sept. 7. For instance, Mercedes Marie, a liver and white parti-colored Cocker Spaniel, was found in Charlotte, N.C. at 10 months old. Her person, Sharo...

Shelter relies on Doggy Dash fundraiser Sept. 7 Shelter relies on Doggy Dash fundraiser Sept. 7

News from the Mission Valley Animal Shelter POLSON – The Mission Valley Animal Shelter Doggy Dash 2013 will be held this year on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Linderman Track in Polson, rain or shine. Anderson Broadcasting/750 KERR/Big 100 is sponsoring the event. The Doggy Dash 2013 kicks off with r...

Do your homework before selecting a pet

Considering a new family member? Bringing any new pet into your home is a process that should not be taken lightly, as many of you can attest. Something as small as a goldfish still needs care, cleaning, feeding, tank, accessories and attention. When it comes to larger animals such as a dog or cat there a...

Self-service doggy wash to benefit animal shelter

POLSON — The Mission Valley Animal Shelter announced that it will be conducting a self-service Doggy Wash to raise funds for the shelter on Saturday, July 20, in the parking lot of 1st Interstate Bank in Polson. The Doggy Wash is being sponsored by Anderson Broadcasting. Bring your dog and your came...


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