Compassion for all animals
Registered charity #: 118777408RR0001


OUR ADOPTABLE PET LIST


OUR ADOPTED PETS....HAPPY TAILS LIST



HELP, HELP, HELP

Please pay a visit to the Pet Valus & Globals where some of our cats are awaiting adoptions. A list of the stores is at the bottom of the page. WE NEED YOU - ANYONE INTERESTED IN FOSTERING PLEASE GIVE US A CALL at 905-383-2416 or 905-547-2025.
OUR FOSTER HOMES ARE FULL SO WE HAVE NO ROOM TO TAKE ANYMORE IN.

PLEASE HELP US CONTINUE TO REDUCE THE NEEDLESS HOMELESSNESS, OVERPOPULATION AND SUFFERING BY PETS BY MAKING A DONATION.......

.....You can make that donation work for you by turning it into a gift for that person who has everything!.
Place a donation in honour of that special person and the charity will mail a card indicating your gift to the honouree.
(Please indicate what type of card is needed in the "Message/Instruction to AVA box" provided by CanadaHelps.Org)

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WHO WE ARE

Welcome to the home page of the Hamilton branch of Action Volunteers for Animals! Action Volunteers for Animals is just what its name suggests: an organization of people who are active on behalf of non-human animals, and who give their time and energy without monetary reward. AVA began in 1972 as a group of Toronto Humane Society workers who kept THS shelter animals alive during a strike of regular shelter staff. They decided to continue to work together after the strike ended, and to call themselves Action Volunteers For Animals. AVA became a registered charity in 1980. Our spay/neuter program was responsible for sterilizing and returning to good health, an average of 5.1 homeless and/or injured animals per day in 2004. . 99% of all money raised goes directly into our vet fund!All this money is raised through our many fundraising efforts. Our funding comes from donations, membership fees, garage sales, and our annual Bazaar which is held each November. AVA receives no government funding, preferring to maintain its independence. .


Our organization serves Toronto and the surrounding area including Hamilton Please note that AVA does not have a shelter but operates on a foster home basis therefore AVA will provide assistance to those who are willing to take an active part in the rescue of an animal, in other words, are willing to foster. Of course special consideration will be given to the elderly and infirm.



REMINDER

We are constantly doing fundraisers such as garage sales and raffles. If you have any good quality items you wish to donate to our spring garage sale or any any gift items that would be suitable for raffles and door prizes such as gift baskets, gift certificates etc. give us a call at 905-383-2416 or 905-547-2025 or send me an email at stonemorgante@yahoo.ca

CATS, CATS, CATS

As always we are asking you, your family members and friends to open your homes and hearts to foster cats and/or kittens, and of course we are ALWAYS needing loving, permanent homes for the many cats we have up for adoption. Consider adding one or more wonderful and deserving felines to your family

We Need You!!!

BEFORE YOU TAKE IN A FREE KITTEN, please think about the costs that come with him or her. Full vaccines and spay or neuter surgery can cost hundreds of dollars. Rescues and shelters are full of young cats who were adopted as kittens and given up a short time later when their people realized the costs involved. Please don't make another wonderful young cat face the heartbreak of abandonment. If you can't afford their medical care, consider adopting a young cat who's already had everything done. Our adoption fee includes having the cat spayed or neutered, vaccinated, vet checked, dewormed, flea treated, and given any other necessary medical care. It is much less than you would expect for all that's included. If you want to share your life with a feline friend and believe pets are a lifetime commitment, we'd love to hear from you. .



ADOPTING A FRIEND


There is an adoption process and an adoption fee that is designed to offset some , but not all of the veterinarian costs to the charity, protect the pet, and in so being simply a token of good faith. AVA, to the best of it’s ability, tries to adopt these pets, who have been members of our foster families, to responsible pet owners, in other words, people who intended to have their pets altered in the first place and who will also want to treat the pets as members of their families. In other words, we know that these people will realize that the fee is no where near that charged by regular veterinarians.


All adult animals available for adoption are vaccinated, microchipped, neutered/spayed, dewormed and defleaed. Regarding kittens, they will have had their 1st needles - core vaccine with is FVCRP - Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus & Panleukopenia (distemper) and have been dewormed and defleaed at the time of adoption and arrangements for the neutering/spaying will occur at appropriate time. New owners will be responsible for their second set of needles and rabies vaccine at the appropriate time. AVA does not do the Leukemia Vaccine and booster.

FELINE FEES:

1 Feline dewormed, defleaed, vaccinated (FVCRP - Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calicivrus, & Panleukopenia ( distemper) plus rabies. AVA does not do the leukemia vaccine and booster. , neutered/spayed, microchipped $175.00…. .

Special Need Felines – Negotiable…….We are a no-kill charity so we have many special need felines …..geriatrics, diabetics, amputees, mobility problems….inflammatory bowel(needs special diet)…..food allergy cats (need special diet)…..and there are many more categories……Need a challenge??? Adopt a Feral!

Other Animal Fees: Negotiable

COME VISIT US!

Several Hamilton area pet stores have graciously opened their doors to us. They house some of our cats and kittens that are available for adoption . They do not do the adoptions but will provide you with an application form to fill out.
Pet Valu, Wilson St. W. in Ancaster (Walmart Plaza); 905-304-9695
Global Ryans 73 Wilson St. W. in the Ancaster Town Plaza 905-304-0020
Pet Valu, Upper Middle & Walker's Line, Burlington phone# 905-331-7982
Pet Valu, Hamilton Centrepoint at 1 Wilson St., Hamilton; 905-577-0783
Pet Valu, 115 Hamilton St N., Waterdown
Pet Valu, 920 Upper Wentworth, Hamilton; 905-318-1556

Please visit if you are interested in seeing some of our cats and kittens. Our other cats and kittens are in foster homes - if interested give either Sherry at 905-547-2025 or Beth at 905-383-2416 a call to arrange a visit.
Action Volunteers for Animals - Hamilton
Hamilton, Ontario
Phone:905-547-2025 or 905-383-2416

Email: stonemorgante@yahoo.ca
Click here for a list of pets at this shelter



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