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Meet Chance and Whipped Cream, pets of the week


Meet Chance and Whipped Cream, 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 lots of adorable pets who are looking for forever homes. While Lemon and Tangerine 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.


Do you have the right spot for Chance? (Submitted photo)

Chance came into the shelter as a stray and we think he is about 10 months old. This guy weighs in at 56 pounds and is still growing. We think he might have Great Dane in him.

Chance can be shy at first with new people, but with treats and encouragement, he does gain confidence. He will need someone that can work with him on socialization.

Chance is currently in his “awkward” teenage stage where he is all legs and is not quite sure what to do with them or himself! He is still a puppy but is a rather large one that will need someone that understands the time and the patience that goes into training a young dog. Could you take a chance on Chance?

Whipped Cream

He’s ready for his forever home (Submitted photo)

Whipped Cream arrived at the shelter as a stray, so we don’t know anything about this past. He is an adult, male silkie/sheltie guinea pig who loves fruits and veggies. When he arrived at the shelter, Whipped Cream had quite a few knots in his hair and needed to have it cut. He is a longhaired guinea pig and will need someone that can keep his hair brushed and trimmed.

Do you have the right spot for this cute little guy?



Jack G “Digger” Mellott 1926-2024

Jack was a United States Navy Veteran serving at Pearl Harbor, Okinawa, Guam, and Nagasaki during WWII. Jack enjoyed working outside and maintaining his home and property.

David M Lawver 1970-2024

Dave was a member of the Foursquare Church in Gettysburg, PA. He was employed at Shadowfax in York since 1990.

Peter Kernan McCrary 1934-2024

Pete grew up in the Washington, DC area and had fond memories of learning to sail on the Potomac River. He was an avid sailor and boat builder for the rest of his life.

Ella G Daywalt 1929-2024

Ella was employed with the Waynesboro Area School District and worked in Mowrey Elementary as a cafeteria aide for many years.

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