Las Vegas Review-Journal  |  December 29, 2020

Boarded-up casinos. Little to no traffic. Hardly any pedestrians. The Strip was throwing off some serious post-apocalyptic vibes. Images like that, broadcast around the world, could have broken a lesser city’s spirit.

But when the pandemic unleashed…

KDWN Talking Solutions Public Affairs Show |  December 28, 2020

In 2011, the Stevens family began volunteering together at a small animal shelter. For two years, they would take a whole day each weekend walking dogs or tossing a ball in the yard, cleaning litter boxes and playing with the kitties, or taking a lucky pup on a field trip. Kendall, the youngest of the family…

VegasNews.com  |  November 23, 2020

As nonprofits around the world are gearing up for another GivingTuesday (December 1st), Hearts Alive Village is inviting supporters to “Imagine the Pawsibilities” with a video series highlighting remarkable adoption stories.

Las Vegas Sun  |  November 14, 2020

Jennifer Lewis spent nearly an hour searching for help after her pet Pomeranian was hit by a truck. The unemployed, single mother of four couldn’t afford the cost of a veterinarian.

“I was desperate. I needed help. I didn’t know what to do,” Lewis said.

The Norm  |  November 11, 2020

Dr. Ireifej will be responsible for overseeing all veterinary decisions at the rescue’s new full-service veterinary clinic.

One of their approaches to animal rescue has always been community support, keeping pets in their original homes with the families that love them. 

96.3 KKLZ  |  November 5, 2020

Here are the newest fur babies available to go home today, from Hearts Alive Village.

BINGO

The Hearts Alive Village Adoptable Dog of the week is a very special boy. (Not that they aren’t all special!). Bingo is a 4-year-old Australian Shepherd/ Border Collie. His foster mom says, “Bingo has been the best thing to happen to us and made our house a home.

Real Vegas Magazine  |  November 4, 2020

From day 1, Hearts Alive Village Las Vegas has been about more than animal rescue.

Founder and Executive Director, Christy Stevens, knew that in order to solve the problem of overwhelming pet homelessness in the valley, the organization would…

VegasNews.com  |  October 28, 2020

Hearts Alive Village Animal rescue hired Dr. Shadi Ireifej as the Chief Medical Officer.  Dr. Ireifej will be responsible for overseeing all veterinary decisions at the rescue’s new full-service veterinary clinic.  

One of their approaches to animal rescue has always been community support…

Nevada Public Radio  |  October 9, 2020

The days are getting shorter and cooler, people are returning to their workplaces, and veterinary clinics are reopening.

What does all this mean for the cats, dogs, and other pets who are part of Nevada families? A panel of experts answers these and many other questions. 

KTNV 13 Action News |  October 8, 2020

Bandit is a 12-year-old Shephard mix looking for a new home. He is super friendly and gets along with everyone. He’s got a few extra pounds to shed, so he’d make a great walking buddy.

This segment is sponsored by Best Mattress.

8 News Now Las Vegas  |  September 3, 2020

The Hearts Alive Village Animal Rescue has expanded its Kendall’s Kupboard food pantry to become the Pet Food Disaster Distribution Center for the State of Nevada.

With Las Vegas unemployment rates on the rise, many pet owners …

KTNV 13 Action News |  August 23, 2020

During this pandemic, shelters across the country have reportedly seen an uptick in pet adoptions and fosters. But other rescue groups have been struggling with an increase in pet surrenders. So today we’re introducing you to our pet of the week plus some details if you need help getting pet food.

Pet of the Week: Mona from Hearts Alive Village Animal Rescue.

El Tiempo Las Vegas |  Agosto 7, 2020

El refugio local de protección animal, Hearts Alive Village Las Vegas (HAVLV), tiene una aparición especial en el nuevo libro “Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Dogs”, el cual destaca el vínculo entre los humanos y los perros en la vida cotidiana, especialmente durante el difícil tiempo de la pandemia del COVID-19.

Los lectores podrán disfrutar de 101 historias conmovedoras sobre…

102.7 Coyote Country  |  July 30, 2020

Animals are some of the kindest souls in this world, and now a local rescue story is getting featured in “Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Dogs.”

The book highlights 101 stories of how dogs better your life, become an important family member and simply love without judgment. One of the stories that are featured is the story of Bodhi (formerly Butters)…

The Norm  |  July 30, 2020

A story about Hearts Alive Village Las Vegas (HAVLV) alumni Butters, is featured in Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Dogs (Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC; Amy Newmark; July 14, 2020, 978-1-611590678, $14.95). This anthology highlights the human-dog bond (especially during the COVID-19 pandemic) and will have dog lovers laughing, tearing up…

News Break  |  July 28, 2020

A story about a former Las Vegas shelter dog is featured in a new book called “Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Dogs.”

Hearts Alive Village Las Vegas (HAVLV) says Butters, now called Bodhi, is an 8-year-old Chihuahua/Corgi mix who sat in the shelter for eight months before finding his forever home with one of the non-profit’s employees in January.

Vegas24Seven.com  |  July 28, 2020

Butters (now Bodhi) is an 8-year-old Chihuahua/Corgi mix who sat in the shelter for 8 months before being pulled by Hearts Alive Village in January. “The shelters got hit really hard the first week of the pandemic,” says Sheryl Green, Director of Communications for Hearts Alive Village and adopted mom to Bodhi. “I offered to foster one of our dogs so we could make space for anyone coming in from the shelter.

KTNV 13 Action News  |  July 30, 2020

A story about Hearts Alive Village Las Vegas (HAVLV) alumni Butters, is featured in Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Dogs.

This anthology highlights the human-dog bond (especially during the COVID-19 pandemic) and will have dog lovers laughing, tearing up, and nodding their heads in recognition as they dive into 101 heartwarming and often hilarious…

8 News Now Las Vegas  |  July 28, 2020

A story about a former Las Vegas shelter dog is featured in a new book called “Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Dogs.”

Hearts Alive Village Las Vegas (HAVLV) says Butters, now called Bodhi, is an 8-year-old Chihuahua/Corgi mix who sat in the shelter for eight months before finding his forever home with one of the non-profit’s employees in January.

Millennials in Motion Magazine  |  July 24, 2020

Local animal rescue, Hearts Alive Village, has worked hard to keep pets and pet-parents together throughout the pandemic and the financial fallout that has ensued.  

Hearts Alive Village is a local 501(c)3 non-profit, and non-breed specific animal rescue with a mission to nurture a compassionate society where animals are supported…

8 News Now Las Vegas  |  July 20, 2020

A local non-profit is expanding its pet food bank to meet a surge in demand.

Hearts Alive Village is bringing free and low-cost pet services to the northwest part of the valley.

The demand for pet food shot through the roof during the pandemic, so the non-profit moved their distribution center from a family business to a big warehouse, thanks to a grant.

KTNV 13 Action News  |  July 13, 2020

Hearts Alive Village Las Vegas (HAVLV) is opening a low-cost, high-quality veterinary clinic in the valley this fall.

The full-service clinic located at 3250 N Decatur, will provide reasonably priced veterinary care to community animals as well as adoptable animals through the rescue and other nonprofit rescue organizations. The Pet Adoption and Wellness center is at the corner of Cheyenne and Decatur…

Sunny 106.5 AJ & Joanna Morning Show  |  July 14, 2020

Great news from Hearts Alive Village Animal Rescue:

Hearts Alive Village Animal Rescue Opens the First Nonprofit, Full-Service Veterinary Clinic in Nevada

Hearts Alive Village Las Vegas (HAVLV) is opening a low-cost, high-quality veterinary clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada this fall. The full-service clinic located at… 

KSNV News 3 Las Vegas  |  July 14, 2020

Financial hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic have left some pet owners with a tough challenge: how to provide for both themselves and their furry friends.

Helping families feed their pets. That’s what the Hearts Alive Village warehouse off North Decatur is for. Filling a need that was only heightened by the coronavirus pandemic.

VegasNews.com  |  July 14, 2020

Hearts Alive Village Las Vegas (HAVLV) is opening a low-cost, high-quality veterinary clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada this fall. The full-service clinic located at 3250 N Decatur, will provide reasonably priced veterinary care to community animals as well as adoptable animals through the rescue and other nonprofit rescue organizations.

VegasNews.com  |  July 3, 2020

Hearts Alive Village Animal Rescue has expanded their Kendall’s Kupboard food pantry to become the Pet Food Disaster Distribution Center for the State of Nevada, thanks to food donations from GreaterGood.org and a grant for space and equipment from the Dave and Cheryl Duffield Foundation.

KTNV 13 Action News  |  July 2, 2020

Hearts Alive Village Animal Rescue has expanded their Kendall’s Kupboard food pantry to become the Pet Food Disaster Distribution Center for the state of Nevada, thanks to food donations from GreaterGood.org and a grant for space and equipment from the Dave and Cheryl Duffield Foundation.

Nevada Public Radio  |  July 2, 2020

Fireworks, searing heat, and coyotes can make being a Nevada pet owner — not to mention a Nevada pet — a challenge in the summer.

The fireworks associated with the Fourth of July holiday can frighten pets and even cause them to run away, said Animal Foundation veterinarian Marilyn Gauntner.

KTNV 13 Action News |  July 2, 2020

Meet Zeus the cat who is available for adoption through Hearts Alive Village. If you adopt Zeus, you will receive a complimentary pet bed from Best Mattress!

This segment is sponsored by Best Mattress.

KTNV 13 Action News |  June 19, 2020

June is Adopt-A-Cat Month. The month brings attention to the thousands of kittens born each year who join the millions of cats already in animal shelters and rescues across the U.S.

This week’s cats are Nebula and Gamora, a bonded pair of girls. They are approximately 2 years old and love to be scratched and snuggled.

VegasNews.com  |  June 14, 2020

June is Adopt-A-Cat Month. The month brings attention to the thousands of kittens born each year who join the millions of cats already in animal shelters and rescues across the U.S.

2020 marks the 45th annual Adopt-A-Cat Month and is encouraging animal lovers to adopt a “pandemic pet.” The event also coincides with “kitten season.”

Hoodline  |  June 12, 2020

Interested in adopting a pet — or just taking a peek at some delightful doggies up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing dogs up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Las Vegas.

Animal shelters and pet rescue groups work hard to care for unhoused pets and connect them to loving homes. Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of dogs currently available for adoption.