Yakima Valley Pet Rescue and Adoption Center is a nonprofit, no-kill pet rescue organization led by dedicated volunteers. They save homeless and neglected dogs and cats from around the Yakima Valley and beyond, and find them loving, happy homes.
Now in its 12th year, YVPR has helped save the lives of more than 10,000 dogs and cats. But the group needs your help.
A donation of nearly $15,000 from Stewart Subaru will go a long way toward helping the Yakima Humane Society feed and care for the cats, dogs and other homeless animals the independent, nonprofit agency tries to rescue.
The car dealership's general manager, Mark Prater, presented Humane Society outreach manager Nicole Papageorgiou with the $14,498 check at Stewart Subaru's headquarters, 506 Fruitv
If you raise chickens in the Yakima Valley the Humane Society of the United States wants you to stop using small cages to confine hens. The group has filed an initiative in the State Legislature that would require larger cages, allowing the hens to turn around and extend wings. The measure also requires that eggs are produced under those conditions.