Howdy (now Barnaby) Fits Right In!

June 16th, 2015 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

HowdyJust wanted to let you know that last night was the first night with Howdy, who is now known as Barnaby, he is doing fantastic and fitting in nicely.

He sits, lays down on command. I’m super impressed with how smart he is and how quickly him and our son have bonded. Just wanted to say hi and thank you!

Heather Janssen

Sidney is Priceless

May 28th, 2015 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

SidneySeven years ago this month, I adopted Sidney from the Cedar Valley Humane Shelter. The amount of endless love, laughter and companionship she has given me daily, is priceless.

To all the wonderful employees at the CVHS, your love of animals is truly appreciated ! Thanks, Jim Brousard

Buster Brown (now Porkchop) Loves to Cuddle

May 6th, 2015 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

image3correctedBuster Brown’s new name is Porkchop, and he is adjusting to his new home wonderfully! He already knows his name and how to sit on command.

Porkchop loves to cuddle! He’s always sleeping in one of our beds. He gets Continue Reading »

Rudy (now Boo) Naps in Interesting Places

April 20th, 2015 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

rudy_boo3croppedI adopted Rudy and wanted to give you an update on how he’s doing. He’s doing great!

I renamed him Boo. My last two cats’ names started with Boo, and I wanted to keep that going. I had just finished the book To Kill a Mockingbird which has a character named Boo, so Boo he became!

He has adjusted 100 percent. The very first day he wasn’t quite sure what to Continue Reading »

Rocky is Such a Clown!

April 7th, 2015 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

rocky4cropped2 Rocky is such a clown!

He loves to run around on our farm and come to work with us every day. We have a great time with him, and we take him with us everywhere we go.

All in all, Rocky is a funny, happy dog. We love him so much! Thanks for bringing this sweetheart into our lives!

The Regal Family

Hermie (now Hunter) is Such a Blessing

March 26th, 2015 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

hermie2croppedI just wanted to take a minute to tell you how much we adore our new addition.

We adopted Hermie (renamed Hunter) on Thursday and he is such a blessing to us. He is remarkably well-mannered for such a young puppy! He gets along so well with our other two dogs, too!

My kids were at their dad’s last night, so Hunter slept in my bed along with my Lab, Hawkeye, and my Pug/Bichon mix, Sophie. He slept all night long! Continue Reading »

Nora (now Daphne) Adjusts Seamlessly to Family Life

March 9th, 2015 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

Jesse and NoraNora (now Daphne) is adjusting to life as part of our family seamlessly. Our kitties aren’t too sure about her yet, but she’s loving the fenced-in yard and has made friends with the neighbor dog already! They had a lot of fun racing each other this afternoon.

Thank you all for the work that you do. We’re grateful to have added a new member to our family today.

Warmest regards,
Amy and Jesse H.

Dakota is 44-Pound Lap Dog

February 22nd, 2015 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

dakota4croppedThe pretty pointer mix Dakota has grown from 25 pounds when I brought him home to a 44-pound lap dog. He is very spoiled with tennis balls and his chew tire. He hardly barks and is always happy to see me Continue Reading »

Midnight (now Anubis) Instantly Falls in Love

February 13th, 2015 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

midnite_anubis3croppedA week before Christmas 2013 I came in looking for a companion for my 10-month-old Maine Coon after my senior cat died. I was looking for a black cat at the time, since I’ve always had a fondness for them and have heard they are harder to adopt out.

A friend and I drove up to your shelter. After a few minutes, I came across a 10-month-old black cat named Midnight. The second I opened his kennel, he trotted up to me and started to climb onto my shoulders. When he plopped down Continue Reading »

Bristol is a Wonderful Little Sister

January 29th, 2015 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

bristol 3croppedWe adopted Bristol about one month ago, and she’s fit into our big family perfectly.

She’s very smart and knows how to fetch, sit, sit pretty, and is working on stay (though staying still is really difficult for her unless she’s cuddling with Continue Reading »

Lady (now Cleo) Has it All Figured Out

January 15th, 2015 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

lady_cleo1croppedThank you for taking wonderful care of Lady (now Cleo) while she was in your care.

We are absolutely in love with her, and she has settled in quite nicely. She’s sleeping soundly with our daughter at night. It took her a couple of days to figure out our stairs, but now she’s a pro! She’s also figured out that the train we can hear several times a day is nothing to worry about and not a reason to lie down on the Continue Reading »

Happy Holidays from Bentley and Priscilla!

January 2nd, 2015 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

ping_bigboy1We’ve had Priscilla and Bentley (formerly Ping and Big Boy) for a little over a year.

They are really good cats who love to explore in the backyard, get into things they shouldn’t and cuddle together whenever they Continue Reading »

Stacy (now Oakley) is Great Companion

December 16th, 2014 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

oakley1croppedStacy, now Oakley, seems comfortable and happy here. She is such a sweet dog, and she loves to cuddle and go on walks. We have been working on sit, stay, shake, and down, and she is picking things up fast. Thank you for bringing us together. Oakley is a great companion.

Cathy O.

Ridder (now Marvin) is Doing Great!

December 3rd, 2014 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

marvinRidder (now known as Marvin) is doing so great in our home. He is no longer scared or hiding from everything. He loves his new brothers and sister, and he really loves his comfy bed! We took him in for a photo shoot Continue Reading »

Time with George and Fred is Best Part of the Day

November 18th, 2014 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

fred_n_georgeJust wanted to let you know what a blessing George and Fred have been in my life these past three years. They are brothers who love to play together, groom each other, and watch out for each other. Continue Reading »

Trigger (now Ajax) Loves His Big Brother

November 5th, 2014 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

trigger_ajaxTrigger, now known as Ajax, has adjusted very well. He seems to be happy and LOVES having his big brother Duke to play with! We can’t thank you enough for allowing Continue Reading »

Daisie (now Nala) is Wonderful Addition

October 22nd, 2014 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

daisie2croppedWe adopted Daisie, now known as Nala, in August 2014.

She is so happy, loving and gentle. She is very well behaved and already potty trained. Nala loves to run and play.

We love her and she is a wonderful addition to our family!

Tim, Dawn, and Olivia B.

Toto (now Mac) is Maeya’s Cuddle Buddy

October 9th, 2014 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

toto_mac2croppedToto, now known as Mac, has been perfect for my household from Day One.

As soon as I opened the kennel door, Mac came rushing out straight towards our eight-pound dog Maeya and started purring!

We never guessed introducing them would be that easy, since Maeya’s Continue Reading »

Sally (now Rainy) Loves Walks at Park

September 29th, 2014 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

sallycroppedI thought I would give you an update on Sally (now Rainier — we call her Rainy). She has definitely made herself at home!

We go for morning and afternoon walks nearly every day at Noelridge Park. She gets VERY excited when we pull up and nearly falls off her seat in the car! She’s a great walking partner.

She has met both her brothers, Aesyn and Kitty (our two fat cats). Kitty took to her right away. Aesyn is getting closer Continue Reading »

Family Adores Furry Friends

September 11th, 2014 by Cedar Valley Humane Society

jazzlyn_pluscroppedWe adopted George (he was K-too with you) several years ago. This winter we adopted our cat, Yolanda. (She was Jazzlyn with you.)

As I write this, Yolanda is demanding I pet her.

The kids and I adore our furry friends, and as you can see, the two of them seem to be adapting to each other.

Thanks for making these sweeties part of our lives!

Mary, Max and Catie L.

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