Fostering: Full of Rewards for Pets and People

By Brandon Castner   My first foster dog struggled with separation anxiety, an issue that required patience and work on a day-to-day basis.  It wasn’t until she found her forever home that I realized that I truly felt an overwhelming sense...

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Foundant Technologies Puts Values Into Action

We at Heart of the Valley want to give a shout out to the staff at Foundant Technolgies for their volunteer service yesterday – this fun loving group of people sure do know how to work hard! For the second year in a row, this group has...

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The Story of Chuck

Here is the story of Chuck, adopted from Heart of the Valley in February: (formerly know as Zonkers) Chuck is kind of a big deal. Everyone knows him and everyone loves him. And he loves to love. Kisses, snuggling, belly rubs…no one can...

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Welcome to the new site and blog!

Welcome to Heart of the Valley’s new blog and website! The shelter is an active, dynamic organization. There is always something new to learn, a new story to tell or a new four-legged friend to fall in love with. With the assistance of this blog...

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