Entries by Laura Rice

Ask Crystal: One Puppy or Two Puppies Too Many?

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 adopted a 2-month old puppy that is so energetic and playful. She loves to play with other dogs and seems to prefer puppies to older dogs […]

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Meet Paco Taco!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Paco Taco! Ginger cat fans, beefcake kitty lovers, suckers for seniors, rejoice! We have all your needs met in one fabulous kitty package that is Paco Taco. Paco Taco is a burly cat with a heart of gold, a soft and squeezable pile of orange tabby goodness. This gentle giant was […]

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Fellini’s Happy Tail

Today’s Happy Tail Tuesday is FELLINI! The fabulous Fellini, aka His Royal Majesty Fellini the Dark Prince, hit the jackpot when he found his forever home with Jennie last year. Fellini quickly bonded with his new brother Monty, loves helping with homework and chores, fetching things, and has generally found the perfect family that appreciates […]

Ask Crystal: Taking a Timid Dog out in Public

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 really enjoying taking my dog out and about around town. I just got a new dog and I would like to take him out with us as […]

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Meet Daisy May!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Daisy May! Daisy May is a classic case of “how are they not adopted yet??” Daisy May is a fabulous pup with dog and human social skills that only come around once in a blue moon. Daisy May has earned herself the prestigious title of “Play Group Superstar”, and for […]

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Pick Your Flower Adoption Special

April showers bring May flowers and we’ve got some wonderful, loving, forever friends to pick from! May 10-12 the adoption fee for all animals 6 months and up is only $15! Our fees always include Spay or neuter surgery, Age-appropriate vaccinations, free exam by a participating veterinarian, de-worming, heartworm test (dogs over 6 months), current […]

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Strut Your Mutt 5K Walk & Run and Tails in Town

Strut Your Mutt, presented by Hunter Subaru, is a people and dog-friendly 5K Run and Walk benefiting Blue Ridge Humane Society and other area rescue organizations. Run or walk a section of the beautiful Oklawaha Greenway Trail starting and finishing at the WTZQ Tails in Town vendor fair at the Historic Depot on Maple Street […]

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Marcie’s Happy Tail

Today’s Happy Tail Tuesday is Marcie! So happy to get the news that Marcie is doing wonderfully in her new home! Marcie was our resident woman-about-town, her easy-going nature earning her lots of trips to events and outings with staff and volunteers. We’re thrilled that Marcie (now known as Brooks) is thriving in her new […]

Ask Crystal: Pet Care Tips for While You Travel

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 adopted a dog from Blue Ridge Humane Society. I have a vacation planned for this summer and I am not sure what to do with him. […]

Ask Crystal: Snack Stealing Pup

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! Hi Crystal, My pup is always jumping up on the counters and stealing snacks. We have tried telling her no but she keeps doing it. She tries to steal the […]