Entries by Laura Rice

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Meet Patches!

Today’s Featured Pet is Patches! This is Patches! He is an incredible cat. He landed with us after several years in a home when his person had to be placed into an assisted living facility. Although this is a strange place to him, Patches is adjusting slowly but would love to be back in a […]

Ask Crystal: Protective Dog Keeps Owner to Self

Dear Crystal,  I have a miniature poodle that I have trained from 10 weeks. Circumstances meant that he spent a LOT of time with me in the first two years and he’s very attached now. Mostly, this is good. Negatively, it means he can be protective and be aggressive towards other dogs that show an […]

Ask Crystal: Helping Tater’s Anxiety

Dear Crystal, Help Tater! About 4 months we adopted an eighteen-month-old pug/chihuahua. Sadly, he came from a horrible hoarding situation. His owners were allowing their personal pet pug and chihuahua to freely breed and then putting the puppies into small pet carrier/crates for the duration of their lives. When animal control became involved, there were […]

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You Can’t Buy Love But You Can Adopt It Photo Contest

You Can’t Buy Love but You Can Adopt It Photo Contest Returns! Celebrate the love your pet brings to your life in the Blue Ridge Humane Society “You Can’t Buy Love But You Can Adopt It” Photo Contest sponsored by Wag! A Unique Pet Boutique! Enter your favorite photo of your pet for a chance […]

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Meet Figaro!

Today’s Featured Pet is Figaro! Here is a little bit about Figaro from his foster: “Figaro has a big, fluffy face, and a teeny-tiny kitten meow that he’s not afraid to share with the world! Figaro was shy when he first arrived in his foster home, preferring to spend his time in a very quiet […]

Ask Crystal: Looking for Love – Adding a New Pet

Hi! I want to get another dog because one of my dogs I had to put down and my other dog is 11 years old and a female. The only other dogs she knows are neighbor dogs, but I am afraid of what she would do. Help, how can I know?  Sincerely,   Looking for Love  […]

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Meet Captain Chewie!

Today’s Featured Pet is Captain Chewie! Captain Chewie or ChooChoo as some of us love to call him is the ABSOLUTE SWEETEST boy. Captain Chewie deserves a life filled with new adventures and being a rotten spoiled pup! So far with us, he’s gone on a car ride, which he napped through, taste-tested all of […]

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Nyx’s Happy Tail

This week’s Happy Tail is Nyx, formerly known as Angelica! Nyx arrived at Blue Ridge Humane Society in October along with her 7 siblings! Rebekah quickly fell in love and submitted an application to adopt, taking Nyx home just a few days after she arrived at the Adoption Center. Rebekah shared this update with us: […]

New Years Hours at Blue Ridge Humane

New Year’s Hours at Blue Ridge Humane Society Adoption Center and Thrift Store The Blue Ridge Humane Society Adoption Center and Thrift Store will be closed Saturday, January 1 for the New Year holiday. The Thrift Store will also be closing early at 3pm on Friday, December 31 for New Years Eve. The Blue Ridge […]