Entries by Laura Rice

Ask Crystal: Ways to Entertain Your Dog at Home

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, We have been quarantined at home for a few weeks and unable to go out much with our dog. I am worried that she is getting antsy. She […]

Current Adoptable Animals

Alley Moon There are really only two words that could describe Alley Moon to people that haven’t met her… “THE SWEETEST”. It really isn’t an exaggeration with this tabby girl! Alley Moon was said to have done well around small dogs and we could imagine that she could get along with other chill kitties as […]

SNIP Update and What to Do While You Wait

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SNIP services are currently not available. We are NOT scheduling appointments at this time but you can submit an appointment request and a staff member will be in touch with you when we resume normal scheduling. At this time, we do not have a date that SNIP services will resume […]

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! […]