Entries by Laura Rice

Ask Crystal: Separation Anxiety

Welcome to “Ask Crystal,” where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page!   Dear Crystal, Do you have any helpful hints in regards to separation anxiety? My sweet little dog is doing well with staying in a room by herself while I […]

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Cat Adoption Fees Reduced!

Our hands, and our fosters hands, are full of kittens looking for their new homes! If you’ve been considering adding a cat to your family, now may be the purrfect time, especially with adoption fees lowered to $25! Take a look at our currently available cats of all ages, from bouncy kittens to calm adults! […]

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Free Pet Food Giveaway Scheduled for July 13

Blue Ridge Humane Society is hosting a free pet food giveaway to those in need or affected by COVID-19, on Monday, July 13, from 9am-1pm at the Blue Ridge Humane Society Adoption Center in Edneyville. Cat and dog food, along with limited pet supplies, will be distributed first come, first serve, as supplies last. Social […]

Summer Pet Tips

Staying Cool and Healthy All Summer! The dog days of summer are here! While any hot day can easily bring this phrase to mind, more importantly is making sure your dog and cat stay cool and healthy all summer long! Following are some tips to help keep any pet comfortable and safe this summer. First, […]

Ask Crystal: Road Trip Ready Dog

Welcome to “Ask Crystal,” where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, With the summer here, I really want to take a road trip with my dog. He throws up and shakes in the car when we take him to […]

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Month Long Tip the Community at Sideways Farm and Brewery

Sideways Farm and Brewery, located in Etowah, NC will be donating their July tips to Blue Ridge Humane as part of their Tip the Community initiative. In person or online sales tips will be collected and donated to support the mission of Blue Ridge Humane. Owned by Jon and Carrieann Schneider, Sideways grows ingredients for […]

Blue Ridge Humane Society Closed July 4th

The Blue Ridge Humane Adoption Center will be closed on Saturday, July 4th for the Independence Holiday. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday, July 7th. The Adoption Center is currently open Tuesday-Saturdays, 10am-5pm, with adoptions by appointment only via our Contact-less Adoption Procedures.  The Thrift Store will reopen as regularly scheduled on Tuesday, and […]

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$25 Cat Adoption Fees

Adoptions fees are currently discounted for all cats through July 3rd! Learn more about our adoptable cats and fill out an application to start the process when you click on their picture! As always, cats are BOGO when you adopt two!

Ask Crystal: Preparing for the Fourth of July

Welcome to “Ask Crystal,” where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal,  I recently adopted a 1-year-old dog. I am wondering what I can do to prepare for 4th of July to make sure that she is ok and if she has any issues […]

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Thrift Store Now Accepting Donations on Tuesdays and Fridays

Blue Ridge Humane Society Thrift Store Now Accepting Donations on Tuesdays and Fridays The Blue Ridge Humane Society Thrift Store will begin accepting merchandise donations from the public on Tuesday, June 30th. Donations will only be accepted on Tuesdays and Fridays between the hours of 10:30am-2:30pm.* The Thrift Store remains open with the reduced hours […]