FAV Blog

5/19/2020

The Little Rock Animal Village remains closed to the public until further notice as part of the city's efforts to help slow the spread of COVID-19. As of right now we do not know when they might be able to start reopening.

The staff members of LRAV have been working their tails (pun intended) off in split shifts to help minimize exposure an...

3/20/2020

The Little Rock Animal Village will now be accepting adoption applications online and doing curbside pet pickup while they are closed as part of the city's efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus!

The following protocols for online adoptions will be followed:

• Applications will be approved in order of receipt. Adopter will be first perso...

3/17/2020

3/20 update: Adoptions will continue! Learn more here

Mayor Frank Scott Jr. announced yesterday that all city facilities are to be closed starting Wednesday, March 18th as part of the city's efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus. As a city facility, that includes the Little Rock Animal Village.

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8/5/2019

We saw a helpful post the other day from Sherwood Shelter about the importance of allowing a newly adopted pet to have time to adjust to their new home and we thought we’d add on to that with some additional tips! After all, not allowing a new pet the time and space they need to decompress after leaving a shelter is one of the biggest reas...

5/23/2019

When Friends of the Animal Village sponsors adoption fees at the Little Rock Animal Village so that adoptions are free or reduced price, we always hear criticism from folks who worry that people with bad intentions or people who can’t actually afford a pet will adopt. We understand those concerns, and they are concerns that are always in t...