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Lucky and Stella’s Happy Tail

Today's Happy Tail Tuesday are Lucky and Stella! Lucky (tiny baby), formally known as Francine, was recently adopted by Sue, Richard and their dog Stella (bigger baby and BRHS alumni). Sue and Richard had adopted Stella in 2014, when she…

Lady’s Full Circle Adoption

Lady Goes Full Circle Lady was originally adopted from Blue Ridge Humane in 2011 by Elisabeth. Recently we were contacted by Nikki from the Henderson County Sheriff's Department dispatch office about Lady. Her owner, Elisabeth is on their reassurance…

Maple’s Happy Tail

Today's Happy Tail Tuesday is Maple! Maple was adopted out as a puppy and returned to us because she kept escaping from her home and they were worried for her safety. Ali and Jeff were browsing organizations online and something about Maple's…
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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…
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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.…
Small black dog with grey snout rests on a bed

Punky’s Happy Tail

Today's Happy Tail Tuesday is Punky! Punky was surrendered to our county shelter due to housing issues and had a terrible cherry eye. Initially when we pulled her we just expected to pay for that surgery but then we quickly discovered she…
two dogs laying on a couch

Donner’s Happy Tail

Today's Happy Tail Tuesday is Donner! Poor Donner who was having the worst luck. Waiting at the shelter for months, adopted and returned twice, Donner was becoming more stressed every day by the shelter environment and all the back and…
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Birdie’s Happy Tail

Today's Happy Tail Tuesday is Birdie! We just love seeing kitties all snuggled into their new homes! Sweet Birdie was adopted once and returned through no fault of his own, but second time was definitely a charm with the Falzone family,…
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Francisco’s Happy Tail

Francisco's Happy Tail We loved getting this update on the recently adopted Francisco, our former longest term cat resident! Lori quickly fell in love with Francisco and wasn't fazed by his FIV+ status. Cats with FIV can live long, healthy…
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Rocky & Oregon’s Happy Tail

Rocky & Oregon's Happy Tail For a double feature of absolute adorable-ness, here is a Happy Tail Pup-date that is almost too cute to handle. Rocky was adopted almost a year ago after being in our care for a short amount of time but…