Saving one animal may not change the world. But surely, for that one animal, the world will change forever.

Welcome to the Sue MacAllister Animal Shelter

Home of the Gunnison Valley Animal Welfare League

Our mission is to promote the welfare of animals by caring for homeless animals and placing them in permanent homes, assisting the community with spay/neuter costs, preventing neglect of and cruelty to animals by educating the public about their humane treatment, and promoting humane behavior.

Our Adoptable Animals

Hoping you will provide them with a new home

Our adoptable pets aren’t just homeless pets. They are new family members waiting for you to take them home. Look below for your future best friend.

Pops is a daddy cat who stayed around to raise, protect and teach his two kittens what they needed to know. Now that his babies...

 Cats / New

Hi! My name is Jewel and my foster parents say I’m a gem. I haven’t had any accidents, I sleep through the night in my...

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Handsome aka Moose is a laid-back, 2-3 year old, male, lab-shepherd mix. He is sugar sweet with people and especially loves young kids. He is...

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Sadie is a sweet, gentle little girl who loves people and attention. She is joyous when she goes for walks! Her foster said "whoever her...

 Dogs / 33 views

Loki is the orange sheep of the family and is more shy but friendly. His brothers have always looked after him so he's not as...

 Cats / 46 views

Prince is a 9-10 year old, friendly, indoor/outdoor boy. He has decided he likes other cats and we think he can probably handle dogs.

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Our Resources

Keep up with GVAWL news, events and educational articles

Below are our most recent postings about what is happenening at GVAWL, upcoming promotions and events that we have planned,  and a learning library of information about pet ownership and other related topics.