Entries by Laura Rice


Meet Bella!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Bella! Don’t let her grump face fool you, Ms. Bella is a total sweetheart! This voluptuous lady embraces her curves and invites you to (literally) embrace them as well. Though she’s not a clingy cat, she does love affection, flopping her soft bod over while enjoying her beloved chin scratches. […]


‘Pawcassos’ take spotlight at inaugural ‘Pup Crawl’ in Hendersonville

By Stephen Kindland / Times-News Correspondent Posted Oct 5, 2019 at 10:48 PM at www.blueridgenow.com Four-legged artists painted with the passion of Picasso at Southern Appalachian Brewery on Saturday, unaware that the masterpieces they created will help rescue their fellow canines. Polly Angelakis and her 1-year-old lab mix, Finn, were among those who stopped by […]


Promise Seeks Her Forever Home!

Bearfootin’ Auction Comes October 19, 2019! Promise, our 2019 Downtown Hendersonville Bearfootin’ Bear will join the other bears at the 2019 live auction on October 19! The proceeds from Promise’s sale will help provide care for the animals at Blue Ridge Humane while we give them medical care, love, and a second chance at finding […]

Ask Crystal: Submissive 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! Dear Crystal, I have the sweetest dog in the world. She loves everyone she meets. The problem is that she urinates whenever she meets someone new. Our carpet is getting […]


Meet Gigi!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Gigi! Gigi is a lovey-dovey, twisty, “I want to hug you forever” kind of dog that just needs somebody to love! She has quickly won over all the adoption center staff and since we all can’t bring her home… we are hoping that she can find a forever home with one […]


7th Avenue Goes to the Dogs!

Blue Ridge Humane Society Partners with Historic 7th Avenue Businesses for Inaugural “Pup Crawl” Dog owners and pet lovers are invited to bring their pups and friends to tour the breweries and bars of 7th Avenue as they participate in the first Historic 7th Avenue District Pup Crawl presented by First Citizens Bank. The event […]


Toffee’s Happy Tail

Today’s Happy Tail Tuesday is Toffee! Being a shy kitty is tough, especially in a scary place like a shelter. Toffee was a wary and shy 4 month old, but we knew there was a playful, happy kitten underneath waiting to thrive in the right home. We were so happy when she won the hearts […]

Ask Crystal: Nippy Puppy

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, My dog goes insane when we go outside to take a walk. He starts grabbing at the leash and tugging. Then he will nip at my pants or […]


Meet Tempest!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Tempest! Beautiful, emerald-eyed Tempest is the current staff favorite kitty at our adoption center! Tempest was originally a stray that came into our care after giving birth to five cherubic kittens, and the whole family was lucky enough to grow up in one of our wonderful foster homes. She is […]


Diamond and Dasha’s Happy Tail

Today’s Happy Tail Tuesday are Diamond and Dasha! As a bonded pair of large dogs, we knew that it might take longer for Diamond and Dasha to find a home. Still, it was immediately clear how much these two girls loved each other, and we knew it wasn’t an option to split them up. We […]