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Blue Ridge Humane announces the 2020 Hunter Subaru K9 Hometown Hero Award

Blue Ridge Humane Society is pleased to announce the 2020 Hunter Subaru K9 Hometown Hero Award! The nominations and award will celebrate the dogs who do extraordinary things every day in our community! The nominations are open to guide,…
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You Can’t Buy Love But You Can Rescue It Photo Contest 2020

You Can’t Buy Love But You Can Rescue It Photography Contest Submission ELIGIBILITY: Anyone with a camera who has given a home to a homeless pet! ENTRY PERIOD: Now – February 14th. Entries submitted before or after the Entry Period…
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Meet Elden!

Today's Featured Friday Pet is Elden! We're all big fans of housepanthers here at BHRS, and the lovely Elden is no exception. Elden ended up at our county shelter as a stray, so we don't have any back story on his previous life, but…
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Blue Ridge Humane Welcomes Adam LeGrand, K9's for Warriors Ambassador

Blue Ridge Humane Society welcomes Adam LeGrand and his service dog Molly for a special luncheon celebrating the power of animal rescue not just here in Henderson County but in the lives of veterans across the country. Adam LeGrand chose…
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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…
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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…

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!

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…
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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.…
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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.…