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Desocupar Los Albergues / Clear the S...

Desocupar Los Albergues / Clear the Shelters Event 2018 Local shelter [PVAC] receives national help to prepare for biggest pet adoption event in the RGV Edinburg, TX (August 9, 2018) — Palm Valley Animal Center (PVAC) is preparing to participate in Clear the Shelters, a national pet adoption event hosted by NBC/Telemundo on Saturday, Aug. 18. Doors will open at 9 a.m. at both locations: PVAC (2501 [...]

The Road – “Life Path”

The Road – “Life Path” Palm Valley Animal Center/The Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center As is the case with most things in life, we often focus our attention on the big events. What we sometimes fail to see is that there are usually a number of smaller encounters, steps or stages which lead to the culmination of those events in a seminal mom [...]

PVAC Village Project – Austin P...

PVAC Village Project – Austin Pets Alive!, Best Friends Animal Society & Maddie’s Fund Palm Valley Animal Center / The Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center has listened to the concerns of local rescue organizations, rescue partners and the concerned citizens. Steps are being made to start making major changes to our centers in order to provide the best care possible for our community’s animals. However by far, the biggest, and most ne [...]

Nathaniel’s Journey of Service

Nathaniel’s Journey of Service   Local animal organizations pull together to get disabled man a service dog Nathaniel, left, smiles at the camera while Marty Vielma explains the importance of therapy and service pets for people with disabilities at the Centre in Edinburg. Amanda A. Taylor | Special to The Mon

Alamo runner hits the trails with fur...

Alamo runner hits the trails with furry companion AMANDA A. TAYLOR | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Sep 23, 2017 On a typical weekday morning Leonel Alvarado can expect a prompt wakeup call at 5 a.m. Instead of using a traditional alarm clock, the 39-year-old wakes up each morning to the sound of his dog Sky scratching on his window at his home in Alamo. Sky knows that the sooner Alvarado wakes up, [...]

Friday, October 20, 2016: Edinburg Of...

Edinburg Off leash park – PAWS grand opening wauwah Published on Oct 20, 2016 Music by: Panoramic, track “Outside”. panoramiclol.bandcamp.comWe had an amazing time during the PAWS park opening, The Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center has definitely done an amazing job helping the dog community, to thank them we put together this l [...]

Sunday, November 6, 2014: Running wit...

Running with the Dogs City of McAllen Published on Nov 6, 2014 The Tails and Trails 5k run/walk was a great success. Hundreds of dogs joined their owners to run for the Palm Valley Animal Center on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 7am at West Side Park in McAllen, Texas! All proceeds go to Palm Valley Animal Center and will be used for RG [...]

Thursday, January 26, 2017: McAllen M...

Mayor SOTC Promotes Pet Adoption Published on Jan 26, 2017 For Mayor Jim Darling’s finale at his State of the City, he pulled at our heart strings with a story from Mary Fuentes and her daughter Iliana “Lilly” Fuentes who volunteer at the Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center. Lilly is visually impaired and autistic but, this does not hamper her gre [...]

Friday, November 18, 2016: Hidalgo Co...

Hidalgo Co. Animal Shelter Facing Financial Crisis KRGV Published on Nov 18, 2016 The Palm Valley Animal Center could be forced to close their doors.

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