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Meet Bison and Penny, pets of the week


Meet Bison and Penny, this week’s CVAS pets of the week. These are just two of the amazing animals residing at area animal shelters.

Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter has many adorable pets looking for forever homes. While Bison and Penny would like to meet you, check out all the other adorable animals available for adoption also. Go to this Animal Shelter link to see all their residents.

CVAS encourages anyone interested in bringing a four-legged friend into their home to check out the wonderful animals available for adoption at the shelter.

Pets find themselves homeless for a wide variety of reasons, in need of a new home and a second chance. So if you are looking for a new furry best friend, check out the shelter’s many residents. Any of them would make a great pet and wonderful companion.

Adoptions by appointment

Adoptions take place by appointment only, and that has worked very well. Donors have also helped with supplies and money, something very necessary to provide for the shelter’s homeless animals.

Potential adopters can call 717-263-5791 For more information.


Penny came into the shelter as a stray, so we don’t know a lot about her, but this is one happy-go-lucky pup! She is a 3-year-old terrier mix who doesn’t seem to realize how big she is when she gets excited. Penny is an active girl who will need someone that can provide her with regular exercise. She loves to play ball! Penny does need some work on her manners but with regular exercise and consistency, Penny will make someone a loving companion! Penny may be too much for small children so an age restriction for children in the home may apply, please discuss this with shelter staff. Could you be Penny’s forever home? 


Bison is a 3-year-old Chow Chow who came into the shelter as a stray. He is one handsome boy, who can be reserved. Adopters experienced with the Chow Chow breed will be helpful for Bison. He is aloof at first with new people but does eventually accept them. Bison is incredibly loyal and would love to find his new person. Because we have no past history with children, an age restriction  may apply. Please discuss this with shelter staff. Could Bison be the one for you?



Earl L. Crawford, Jr. 1937-2024

Earl worked for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company for 30 years before going into business for himself at Crawford Tire from 1981 until 2019.

Dennis W. Flythe 1953-2024

Denny attended Greencastle Antrim High School and graduated from Delaware State University. He focused on providing for his family and creating a legacy.

Arnold W. Wagaman 1939-2024

Arnie was employed at Mack Truck as a quality control specialist until his retirement; a total of 39 years. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing and gardening.

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