Founding Sponsors

BVAS is a 501c3 animal shelter in Bella Vista, AR that relies on your donations to keep the doors open.


BVAS is a small, non-profit 501c3, animal shelter that, for 25 years, has been located in Bella Vista, Arkansas. We are dedicated to rescuing, reuniting with families and re-homing animal companions.


Are you passionate about what we’re doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We’ll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you.


Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn’t accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you.

Wish Lists

Look for Bella Vista Animal Shelter’s Wish List on Amazon.com  or here are some of our most common wish list items.

  • High quality Dry Dog Food & Dry Cat Food (i.e. Purina One, Nutro, Pure Balance, Rachel Ray)
  • Purina Dry Kitten Chow & Fancy Feast Can Kitten food
  • Purina One Dry Puppy Food
  • Clay Cat Litter
  • Kitchen Trash Bags (13 gal)
  • Large Heavy Duty Trash Bags (33 Gal)
  • Paper Towels
  • Bleach
  • Liquid Laundry Detergent
  • Dryer Sheets
  • Dish Soap
  • Odo Ban Sanitizer
  • Gently Used & Clean:
    • Blankets, Rugs (rubber back)
    • Dog and Cat beds
    • Towels


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Share Our Shelter!

By sharing BVAS on social media you can help raise awareness of the plight of dogs and cats in NWA. We are dedicated to helping all animals but that means we need you!

Physically Volunteer

We are now taking physical volunteers only for events at this time due to COVID-19. We will announce via our Facebook page when we start shelter volunteers again. We look forward to seeing you all again soon!
The Bella Vista Animal Shelter will NO longer accept any community service workers with court ordered community service hours.

Mail Checks or Call Us with Your Credit Card Info!

We accept all donations-snail mail or otherwise! Please make checks payable to Bella Vista Animal Shelter.


P.O. Box 5248

Bella Vista, AR 72714       or call (479) 855-6020