American Pit Bull Terrier
A 22131 Powhatan Road, Apple Valley, CA 92307 shelter helping to find loving homes for dogs, cats, rabbits, small animals, birds, horses, reptiles, amphibians, and/or fish, farm-type animals.
1 - 20 of 65 Adoptable Pets at This Shelter
Sheltering Services for:
Town of Apple Valley, CA
Serving the High Desert/Victor Valley Unincorporated Region of S.B. County
We adopt animals to homes all over the world, however we do not ship animals.
Complete and submit AVAS adoption application by 4:00 pm prior to listed available for adoption date.
Staff will contact if you are approved for the Meet and Greet.
Meet and greets will be completed by appointment only, with an approved adoption application.
The Town of Apple Valley Animal Services Department consists of field and shelter staff that work together to protect public safety and provide humane animal care through sheltering, pet placement programs, education and law enforcement. Our philosophy is to promote responsible pet ownership, compassion toward animals and safe human-animal interactions. We celebrate partnerships with various individuals and rescue organizations that allow us to increase placement of adoptable animals into permanent loving homes. Working together, we all can provide a "Better Way of Life" for the animals in our care - four paws at a time.
Apple Valley Animal Services
22131 Powhatan Road
Apple Valley, CA 92307
Hours of operation affected due to COVID-19
Tuesday - Saturday 9:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday, Monday & Holidays - CLOSED
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Animal Services will continue to practice enhanced safety modifications, including requiring staff and guests to wear face coverings when entering the building and when conversing with others. Staff and guests will also be required to conduct a brief health screening and a no-contact temperature check. Following CDC guidelines, Animal Services will deny entry to anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher.
If you believe your lost animal may be at the Town shelter, please call (760) 240-7555, or visit AVanimals.org and click on Adopt a Pet.
All interested adopters must complete the AVAS adoption application in full and submit by 4:00pm the day prior to the pet’s available date and submit via e-mail. If there are multiple applicants, the adopter will be chosen by random drawing then contacted if they have won the drawing to schedule a meet and greet with your family and any dogs in the household. Meet and greets will be completed by appointment only, with an approved adoption application.
AVAS staff will work with interested adopters/rescuers to determine the best placement for animals in our care. The priority will be placement into a permanent loving home.
Interested in Adopting or Rescuing an animal from our facility? E-mail your contact information, rescue organization's name (if applicable) and the animal's identification number to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tax-exempt 501(c)3 Animal Rescue Organizations (as defined by the Internal Revenue Code) may transfer animals into their care at a reduced rate. Proof of tax-exempt status and a current Cooperative Transfer Agreement must be on file with AVAS. Terms and Fees outlined in agreement.
Animal Rescue Organizations or individuals forming a group to rescue animals that do not have a tax-exempt 501(c)3 status may contact AVAS staff for pre-approval of an Animal Rescue Organization Agreement (valid for 1-year). Terms outlined in agreement.
For donations over the phone call: (760) 240-7555 OR Via PayPal: email@example.com