Wet Nose Wednesday


Meet Ruth

Meet Ruth, a Female Mixed Breed weighing 70 pounds. At five years and eleven months old, Ruth carries herself with the grace and wisdom that only comes with age. As she approaches her sixth year, Ruth continues to be a source of comfort, joy, and steadfast companionship, embodying the essence of what it means to be a devoted canine friend.

Ruth will need an indoor home and a secure containment area to stay safe from wandering and escaping. Positive reinforcement, fear-free training will be needed. Daily exercise and mental enrichment will be very important. If you have other dogs in your home, we would be happy to arrange a meet and greet with your dog(s) to make sure everyone gets along. We do not know how she will do with cats. Kids 10+

Ruth is up to date on vaccines, microchipped, spayed, and ready to go home today.

The shelter is currently open by appointment only. Fill out an application to schedule an appointment today!


Meet Diesel

Meet Diesel, an 11-month-old male Labrador/Border Collie mix weighing 52 pounds. Diesel’s journey began like any other puppy’s, filled with joy and playful exploration. Yet, what truly sets him apart is his remarkable nature and the love he’s ready to give. Diesel is a playful, friendly, and incredibly sweet dog seeking a family to call his own. He longs for a home where he can enjoy the simple pleasures of being a cherished pet.

Diesel is looking for an indoor home with a secure area where he can play safely without the risk of wandering off. He thrives on positive reinforcement and fear-free training methods to help him grow into a well-behaved adult dog. Regular exercise and mental stimulation are key to keeping him happy and healthy. If you have other dogs, a meet and greet can be arranged to ensure a smooth introduction. While Diesel’s compatibility with cats is unknown, he’s ready to make friends with everyone he meets.

Up to date on vaccines, microchipped, and neutered, Diesel is all set for his forever home. The shelter operates by appointment only, so if you’re ready to meet this loving pup and potentially welcome him into your home, please fill out an application to schedule your visit.

Diesel isn’t just looking for a place to stay; he’s searching for a place to belong, where he can be the loyal and loving companion you’ve always wanted.


Meet Tundra!

Meet Tundra! 🐾 Tundra is a 10-month-old Siberian Husky mix weighing 65 pounds. She is a bundle of energy and excitement, always ready for new adventures. With her striking appearance and boundless enthusiasm, Tundra is here to capture your heart and embark on thrilling journeys by your side. Join us as we dive into the world of this young and vibrant canine companion, where every day is a frosty, fun-filled escapade! 🐶❄️❤️

Tundra will need an indoor home and a secure containment area to stay safe from wandering and escaping. Positive reinforcement, fear-free training will be needed. Daily exercise and mental enrichment will be very important. If you have other dogs in your home, we would be happy to arrange a meet and greet with your dog(s) to make sure everyone gets along. We do not know how she will do with cats.

Tundra is up to date on vaccines, microchipped, spayed, and ready to go home today.

The shelter is currently open by appointment only. Fill out an application to schedule an appointment today!


Meet Storm!

Meet Storm, a lively 10-month-old male Border Collie mix weighing 40 pounds with a zest for life. This young pup combines intelligence and playfulness, making every day an adventure. He’s quick to learn, full of fun, and always ready for a new challenge. With Storm, expect a whirlwind of joy and a faithful companion who brings excitement and loyalty to every moment ❤

Storm will need an indoor home and a secure containment area to stay safe from wandering and escaping. Positive reinforcement and fear-free training will be needed. Daily exercise and mental enrichment will be very important. If you have other dogs in your home, we would be happy to arrange a meet and greet with your dog(s) to make sure everyone gets along. We do not know how he will do with cats.

Storm is up to date on vaccines, microchipped, neutered, and ready to go home today.

The shelter is currently open by appointment only. Fill out an application to schedule an appointment today!


Meet Hickory!

Hickory has spent 73 days at our shelter and he is still looking for his forever home. 🏡 He is a brilliant 1-year-7-month-old Border Collie/Retriever mix weighing 49 pounds! With a blend of intelligence and a love for the outdoors, he’s the perfect companion for all of your adventures. If you have an active lifestyle, Hickory will be your best canine companion. Hickory is a sweet boy who just wants a place to call home.

Hickory will need an indoor home and a secure containment area to stay safe from wandering and escaping. Positive reinforcement, fear-free training will be needed. Daily exercise and mental enrichment will be very important.

If you have other dogs in your home, we would be happy to arrange a meet and greet with your dog(s) to make sure everyone gets along. We do not know how he will do with cats.

Hickory is up to date on vaccines, microchipped, neutered, and ready to go home today.

The shelter is currently open by appointment only. Fill out an application to schedule an appointment today!


West Valley Humane Society

West Valley Humane Society serves Canyon County, Idaho with a holistic array of services to people and animals that include: safe and secure temporary housing, medical care, food and nutritional support, enrichment, exercise, and behavioral modification for strayed, lost, and homeless pets. West Valley Humane Society also provides low-cost preventative care for its community such as: vaccine clinics, microchip clinics, spay/neuter services, and targeted humane education.

West Valley Humane Society was founded in 2011 after Canyon County Animal Shelter became privatized as a charitable nonprofit entity. The organization serves thousands of animals in Canyon County and surrounding areas each year and continuously looks to provide support to network partners and the rescue community. West Valley Humane Society is a brick-and-mortar animal shelter that is a private, charitable, nonprofit Idaho 501(c)(3) Corporation.

West Valley Humane Society is an open admission shelter for canines in Canyon County, and limited admission for other species of animals, and works with other counties/regions on a limited intake basis. This includes transferring animals from overcrowded areas. WVHS is staffed by an average of 40-45 employees and relies on the care and support of our dedicated volunteers and foster parents. Since our founding in 2011, we have served tens of thousands of domestic animals ranging from dogs and cats to chickens and pigs.

“A Pet is a Lifetime Commitment”

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