Animal Rescue Volunteers, is a non-profit rescue group based in Simi Valley, CA. Dedicated to the welfare of abandoned and abused animals. ARV does not maintain a shelter. All rescue animals are in foster homes. To view adoptable pets click on "Available Pets" above or visit us at 
Animal Rescue Volunteers Pet Adoptions:
Every Saturday 
(except for holiday weekends) 11 am to 3 PM at
R & R Pet Lifestyle and Supply, 2780 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley, CA
                                    every 2nd Sunday of the month (except for holiday
Noon to 3 pm at
                       Unleashed by Petco, 475 E. Avenida de los Arboles, Thousand Oaks, CA

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ARV Pet of the Month

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Tinkerbell was born approx June 2016 and weighs 8 lbs. Her name fits her well like a Tinkerbell fairy zipping about. She is unique looking with curly poodle hair, some terrier, and body shape like an Italian Greyhound. She is very petite, full of zest and fun. She is the sweetest and loves to snuggle and fall asleep on you. She was rescued from the shelter with a fractured tibia/fibula. She had her needed surgery and completely recovered. You would never know she had a fracture with her speed running and great jumping ability.

ARV Pet Adoptions
Every Saturday 
(except for holiday weekends) at 
R & R Pet Lifestyle and Supply
2780 Tapo Canyon Road
Simi Valley, CA
11 am - 3 PM
2nd & 4th Sunday
(except for holiday weekends) at 
Unleashed by Petco
475 E. Avenida de los Arboles
Thousand Oaks, CA
2nd & 4th Sunday
11:30 to 3pm
Cook's Night Out  
1555 Simi Town Center Way
Simi Valley
October 26, 2016
11 am to 9 pm
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Enjoy a night off while raising much needed funds for ARV. Take the flyer to CPK at the Simi Town Center and ARV will receive 20% of the proceeds, including dine-in, take-out, catering, and alcoholic beverages.

Save a Life, Be a Foster

Bolt was born approx March 2014. He was rescued from a shelter as a stray and clearly had a poor prior life. He was afraid of men and women but now loves attention.  He has had obedience training, is very affectionate, loves to snuggle on your lap, and sleep under the covers. He loves car rides and  going on walks and heals nicely. He is playful and gets along with dogs. He is still somewhat timid so no young kids, but when loved, he will be a lifelong companion.

If you would like to foster Bolt, please email us at