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Paws and Kisses Photo Contest

Paws & Kisses Pet Photo Contest sponsored by Blue Ridge Orthodontics ELIGIBILITY: Anyone with a photo of their cat or dog! You may enter up to 5 pets, but only one photo per pet. ENTRY PERIOD: Now – February 3. VOTING PERIOD:…
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Meet Paisley!

Today's Featured Pet is Paisley! Social butterfly does not even begin to describe Paisley! This girl loves meeting people and in a previous home, used to escape her yard to play with a neighbor's dog. Paisley is exceptionally…

Foster Friday: Spicy Kittens

Foster Friday: Socializing from Spicy to Sweet It's Foster Friday, were we dive into the important role that fosters play and this week we're talking about SPICY KITTENS! 🌶 The socialization period for kittens is between two and seven…
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Meet Fender, Knot, and Buoy!

Today's Featured Pets are Fender, Knot, and Buoy! Meet Fender, Knot, and Buoy, our Featured Pets this week! They are an adorable threesome currently seeking their next adventure! Coming to us they needed a little TLC which our…
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Expanded Pet Food Giveaways Scheduled for 2021

Blue Ridge Humane Begins 2021 Pet Food Giveaways Blue Ridge Humane Society kicks off the new year with an expanded free pet food giveaway schedule. Community Outreach staff will host two giveaways each month as well as provide food and…
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Thrift Store Delayed Opening on January 9

The Blue Ridge Humane Society Thrift Store will open at 10:30am on Saturday, January 9 due to weather conditions. The store will remain open until its usual closing time of 4:30pm. Regular hours resume on Tuesday, with the store open…
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Blue Ridge Humane Closed Friday, January 8

All locations of the Blue Ridge Humane Society be closed Friday, January 8, 2021 due to the anticipated snow storm. Stay tuned for updates regarding weekend hours! Never fear, not even a snow storm impacts the care our animals receive!…
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Meet Steve – Adopted!

Today's Featured Pet is Steve! Himbs cheeks are full of secrets! Sexiiiiii boiiiii Steve is a TOTAL snaaaaaack! This double stuffed face kitty is almost too perfect to handle being around. He is around 5 years old and will…
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Meet Princess Eowyn!

Today's Featured Pet is Princess Eowyn! Princess Eowyn is as regal as her name sounds! This sweet calico babe is very social girl who loves meeting new people. Princess Eowyn arrived to us with her housemate Niko abandoned on…
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Not Alone, Blue Ridge Humane is Grateful for Our Partners

As we’ve kicked off our 70th birthday celebration, one thing has become clear: we’re not alone in our mission. In 1950, when Blue Ridge Humane Society was founded, the initial mission was to save lives and give animals a second chance…