Entries by Laura Rice

Piddy and Cosmos’ Happy Tails

Today’s Happy Tail Tuesday are Piddy and Cosmos! Kimberley shared a Happy Tail update on two sweet cats her family adopted last year!  She writes: “In 2019, our family had to say goodbye, to our precious, 14 year old, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, on New Years Eve and 2 months later, our adorable, 5 year […]

Ask Crystal: Alarm Barking 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,  I just pulled the blinds down on one of my windows where my 3-year-old dog loves to sit. I hate doing this since he can spend hours there, […]

Cinnamon’s Happy Tail

Today’s Happy Tail Tuesday is Cinnamon! We loved getting this Happy Tail update from one of our volunteers! Kelly and Charley are regular volunteers, with Charley reading to a lot of our animals during their time at the Adoption Center. They adopted Cinnamon the day she came to us! “Cinnamon (we call her Maia now) […]

Ask Crystal: Cat Introduction 101

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,  Hi! We have two spayed, female cats 5 and 7 years old. Our daughter has come to stay with us for an indefinite period of time and she […]

BRHS COVID-19 Closure Update

UPDATED: March 27, 2020 – 4:00 PM In accordance with the Stay-at-Home Executive Order issued by Henderson County, Blue Ridge Humane Society will no longer be conducting adoptions by appointment at our Adoption Center effective at noon on March 28th, 2020. However, our cats at Petsmart will remain available for adoption. In order to further […]

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Meet Welsey!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Wesley! Wesley’s been with us for a while now and so he deserves some extra attention and love, since he has lots of love to give!! Don’t believe us? Just watch his little half tail go crazy when you give him some snuggles or treats!! Wesley is about 7 years […]

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COVID-19: People and Pets FAQ with Dr. Herron

COVID-19: People and Pets FAQ with Dr. Herron Thanks to Dr. Herron for compiling a quick FAQ for pet owners about COVID-19. Dr. Herron practices in the Henderson County area and donates her time to assist us with Adoption Center medical care, the Low Cost Vaccine Clinic, and more. We are grateful for her help! […]

Punky’s Happy Tail

Today’s Happy Tail Tuesday is Punky! Punky was surrendered to our county shelter due to housing issues and had a terrible cherry eye. Initially when we pulled her we just expected to pay for that surgery but then we quickly discovered she had other concerns as well. Punky had to have bladder stones removed that […]

Ask Crystal: Leash Walking Tips

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, Thanks so much for your excellent class. My dog now walks nicely on leash except when we are approaching the dog park. I want to make her […]