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In honor of National Pet Day, here are just a few of the infinate things our staff love about pet ownership! Tag us on social media using #vbspca and #nationalpetday.

Lindsey – Sales Associate & Adoption Counselor: “The best part about having pets is the bond you make with them, having a little best friend who doesn’t speak the same language as you but somehow always knows when you are having a bad day and need some extra snuggles.”

Anastasia – Sales Associate & Adoption Counselor: Animal Care Technician: “Being a fur mom is the best thing that’s ever happened to me. Animals are more than just pets, they’re family.”

Emily – Development Director: “I have 3 dogs – Frank The Tank (pictured), Winnie-Peg-Leg and Stormin Norman – and a horse named Trip. I love my pets because no matter what kind of a day I had or what is going on in my life they are always happy to see me and their presence makes me feel better.”


Shannon  – Licensed Vet Tech:  “They teach children about love and compassion.”

Ashley  – Graphic Design and Publications Manager: “Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love and adventure.”

Sara  - Lead Clinic Receptionist: “I love being a pet owner because it comes with unlimited snuggles and unconditional love!”

Kaysie  – Animal Care Technician: “Being a pet owner makes every day a little happier.”

Rebecca – Pet Supplies & Adoption Center Coordinator: “They always brighten my day & I never have to worry about having a cuddle buddy.”

Jessica – Communications & Marketing Assistant: “I couldn’t imagine a life without animals.  It’s difficult to pick one favorite thing, but the laugh out loud moments can certainly brighten up your whole day.”


Nikki – Retail & Sales Manager: “What I love most about being a dog parent to Bodie is his large personality that makes me laugh every day. He’s the best part of my day when I get home!”

Megan – Humane Education Director: “My favorite part of pet ownership is the companionship, and I love helping pets overcome challenges.”