Facts About HOV

About the Shelter Animals

  • All dogs and cats are spayed or neutered and microchipped before adoption.
  • Vaccinations are up-to-date.
  • All animals are dewormed.
  • All animals are looking for a loving home.

2017 Statistics

Pets reunited with their families: Over 750
Adoptions: Over 2,100


  • Lost and Found report center to help guardians find their missing pets
  • Care of stray animals picked up by Gallatin County and the cities of Bozeman, Belgrade and West Yellowstone
  • Adoption counseling
  • Pet food assistance for those in need
  • Dog training and behavior specialists referrals
  • Live trap rental for trapping feral cats
  • Crate rental for crate training your dogs
  • Emergency pet surrender assistance
  • Cremation services
  • Pet Pals Summer Camp
  • Shelter tours and presentations are available to groups of all ages
  • Educational programs at the shelter
  • Presentations at schools and civic groups

Your Dollars at Work

Heart of the Valley is a privately funded non-profit organization. We rely on the generosity of individuals and businesses from the community to keep our doors open.

Your donations enable us to provide:

  • Spay and neuter surgeries
  • Vaccinations
  • Food for dogs and cats
  • Leashes, collars, and tags
  • Veterinary care and medications for sick animals
  • Microchipping for adopted animals
  • A caring and humane staff