Palm Valley Animal Center
2501 West Trenton Road
Edinburg Texas 78539


PVAC is one of the largest single intake facilities in the nation, receiving nearly 40,000 animals a year and serving more than 750,000 residents in Hidalgo County, Texas.

Mission Statement
Palm Valley Animal Center cares for homeless companion animals and enhances the relationship between animals and people through adoptions, education and community outreach.

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What exactly is kitty yoga? The idea was to allow some of the adoptable felines at the PAWS Center to interact with yoga participants for a unique experience. Not only could the cats get a little extra socialization, but yoga participants could mingle with the adoptable pets prompting awareness on the benefits of adopting a shelter pet.
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Grant For Veterans Helps Match Companion Animals With Those Who Served Our Country

In honor of Rio Grande Valley veterans, The Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center has utilized a Veterans with Disabilities Grant from a private donor which enables veterans with at least a 10 percent disability to adopt any of the pets available at the center for free.
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The Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center
2451 N US Expressway 281
Edinburg Texas 78541


Adopting from PAWS is easy and our dedicated staff is here to help you meet your purrfect match.

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