Friday, May 6, 2016: Laurie P. Andrew...

The City of Edinburg, the Edinburg Chamber and other community members joined in the grand opening of the The Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Palm Valley Animal Center’s Pet Adoption and Wellness Services (PAWS) facility will feature a public dog park opening this summer. The $3.9 million complex at 2451 N. US Expressw [...]

Thursday, May 5, 2016: Pet adoption c...

Pet adoption center celebrates grand opening Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016 7:50 pm BERENICE GARCIA | STAFF WRITER EDINBURG — The Valley became a little more animal friendly with the grand opening of the Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center on Thursday morning. The pet adoption and wellness services center is a no-kill shelter and an expansion of th [...]

Thursday, April 7, 2016: $4 Million ‘...

$4 Million ‘No-Kill’ Animal Shelter to Open in Edinburg Posted by Fox 2 News | Apr 7, 2016 In one month, the Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center will open its doors. The 28,000 square foot building will serve as an adoption facility for up to 90 stray dogs, cats and exotic pets. The $4-million facility aims at reducing the stray population in the [...]

Saturday, April 9, 2016: No-kill anim...

No-kill animal shelter opens in Hidalgo County By Freddy Vela Saturday, April 9th 2016 The Palm Valley Animal Center opened a long-awaited no-kill shelter on Thursday. The Laurie P. Andrews Pet Adoption and Wellness Services — PAWS — Center on Monte Cristo Road holds about 60 dogs and many, many cats. “Our ultimate goal is [...]

April is Prevention of Cruelty to Ani...

April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month – WE can all make a Difference! Aries – Edcouch-Elsa 2015 Animal Cruelty Case We must first all understand that cruelty to animals is illegal. In the U.S. all states have laws regarding animal cruelty. Defining animal cruelty for some individuals may not be easy, however, 47 states include some acts as felonies. The definitions and viewpoints of animal cruelty can va [...]

COMMENTARY: No-kill animal shelter op...

COMMENTARY / Keely Lewis Sunday, March 13, 2016 A new no-kill animal shelter is opening in the upper Valley in a few weeks, a state-of-the-art facility that will be one of the finest single-building shelters in the nation. The Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center off of I-69 at Rogers Road will enable the existing Palm Valley Animal Center to find h [...]

9/30/15 Pets of the Week

Honey, Colt, Tigress, Carlos, May, & Shadow Hi there, my name’s Honey and I’m a 9 month old, female, Shepherd, possibly blended with some Terrier. The reason I say this is because if I had to guess how much I weigh, I would say about 15 lbs. I don’t believe I will get much bigger due to my age and that little bit of Terrier blend I was me [...]

9/23/15 Pets of the Week

Brewster, Elley, Bandit, Milo, Sarah, & Nyte  “I was walking through the park one day, in the merry merry month of ????” hold on a minute, it’s not May. Actually it doesn’t really matter what month it is to me because I love going for walks and runs. My name is Brewster and I’m a 6 month old, hopefully neutered, Shepherd Blend. You may be [...]

9/16/15 Pets of the Week

Dez, Duke, Carol, Gala, Cupcake, Harley Quinn Hello? Is there anybody out there? Well just in case you are, my name is Dez and I’m a 3 year old, male, Australian Shepherd Blend. I was found wondering the streets until Animal Control came and rescued me. I say rescued me because I am a deaf boy who has limited vision. I could only imagine wha [...]


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