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Apple Valley Animal Services


Our Mission

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.

Adoption Policy

An adoption application is filled out and approved. Potential adopters meet with the pet/pets they are interested in. If they have pets that can be brought into the shelter for a "meet & greet" with the shelter animal we encourage that to ensure there shouldn't be any major incidents and the pets can cohabitate peacefully. Once the adoption paperwork is completed the adopted pet receives a rabies vaccine and microchip prior to going home with the adopter of being sent for alteration.

Recommended Pets

Recommended Pets