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Recent News

Souris Valley Animal Shelter Begins Transition Into New Shelter

The Souris Valley Animal Shelter will begin transitioning into a new $3.5 million facility this month after spending 10 months in a temporary shelter. The animal shelter has undergone an extensive remodel, doubling in size and adding state-of-the-art features such as...

Souris Valley Animal Shelter sees slight rise in abandonment cases

Shamus is a 10-year-old Great Dane, who was recently found by Good samaritans after being dumped just outside of Burlington, and after being taken to Souris Valley Animal Shelter staff did some digging. “We searched our system we noticed that someone a day before had...

Minot animal shelter sees plenty of adoptions in 2020 amid pandemic

Leadership with the Souris Valley Animal Shelter said they help about 1,000 animals find a home every year, and this year, even with three months closed due to renovations, roughly 986 animals were helped. Click here to read the article

Disaster Preparedness & Your Pets

In the event of a disaster, have a clear idea on what you will do with your pet(s). If an evacuation is ordered, an emergency pet shelter will be set up by Ward County Emergency Management and coordinated by the Souris Valley Animal Shelter. Make sure your pet has...

Thank You For Attending NDAWC

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2018 North Dakota Animal Welfare Conference! This year's conference, made possible with a sponsorship from the ASPCA Northern Tier Shelter Initiative, took place on September 22nd at Minot's Sleep Inn & Suites. To view the...

A Safe Place During Crisis

A Safe Place During Crisis 10/01/2018 Did you know that domestic violence and animal welfare are often related? • 52 percent of victims in shelters leave their pets with their batterers (National Coalition Against Domestic Violence) • Up to 48 percent of domestic...

Raise The Woof Comedy Show

Minot, January 25, 2019 Be ready for a night of laughter and fun! Tickets on sale now. Buy Tickets

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