Entries by Laura Rice

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Meet Arlo!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Arlo! Arlo is our current collective crush and for good reason! This 9 month old puppy is a equal parts old soul and total ham, a winning combination that’s impossible not love. Though he’s a bit nervous with new people at first, just a little sweet talking or a couple […]

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Meet Roo!

Today’s Featured Pet is Roo! Today we want to introduce you to Roo! Little Roo was abandoned at a dog park and found by good Samaritans that acted quickly after finding a sweet, skinny dog in need. Since Roo came to us in an unconventional way, we have no previous home information on her, but […]

Thrift Store Closing Early 1/8

The Blue Ridge Humane Society Thrift Store will be closing at 3pm on Wednesday, January 8th for a staff training. Regular hours will resume on Thursday with the store open 9:30am-4:30pm. Thank you!

Ask Crystal: Advice on Chasing Cars

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 a problem with my dog who is barking and lunging at cars while we are out for walks. This started the week of Christmas, before my […]

New Years Day and Winter Operating Hours

Happy New Year everyone! The Adoption Center and Thrift Store will both be closed on New Years Day and will re-open with regular hours on Thursday, January 2! For the winter the Adoption Center hours will change to 10am-5pm Tuesday-Saturday and  12pm-5pm Sunday, remaining closed every Monday. The Thrift Store hours remain the same, 9:30am-4:3pm […]

Ask Crystal: New Years Dog to Dog Manners

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 will bring our almost-two-year-old pyr mix with us when we visit relatives over New Year’s. He loves everyone and is super friendly with other dogs. Our relatives […]

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Meet Todd!

Today’s Featured Pet is Todd! CALLING ALL ADOPTERS! Todd has been in our care since mid-September, which is 90-something too many days for such a good boy! A great age and size, Todd is about 2 years old and clocks in at just under 50 pounds. Although Todd may not the flashiest dog you’ve ever […]

Ask Crystal: Puppy Puts on the Brakes for Potty Breaks

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 an 11-week-old Bernese Mountain dog that lays down while outside when I am having her relive herself. She is between 25 and 30 lbs and will […]

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Meet Monkey!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Monkey! Who doesn’t love a strong, independent woman?? Monkey is an opinionated beauty who may be least touchy-feely of all our cats, but has a no-nonsense attitude that’s refreshing and frankly relatable. Playful, spirited and spunky, Monkey loves a laser pointer, hates being picked up, and isn’t afraid to dish […]