A white kitty with grey ears and large spot on his back sits on a blanket

Meet Mike!

Today's Featured Pet is Mike! If you look real close at our kitty, MIKE, you'll see a geometric diamond that points to the top of his forehead. Yes, he sure is a diamond in the rough!!!…
a tabby cat
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Thanksgiving Hours at Blue Ridge Humane

Thanksgiving Hours at Blue Ridge Humane Society Adoption Center and Thrift Store The Blue Ridge Humane Society Adoption Center and Thrift Store will be closed November 25th-26th for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Thrift Store will also…
a small brown dog lays under a blacket

Ask Crystal: Early Rising Dog Starts the Day on the Wrong Side of the Bed

Dear Crystal, My dog sleeps in her crate at night. She’s quiet through the night, but barks every morning at 6am. I take her outside to potty right before bed. She’s started this early morning barking in the last few weeks. At first,…
Max, a medium sized black dog with floppy ears wears a red checked bandana

Meet Max!

Today's Featured Pet is Max! Meet Max, our Featured Pet this week!   It's too easy to be Maxmerized by this stunning fellow! Max is a total heartthrob here at the shelter, and…
a fluffy white and black dog urinates behind a tree

Ask Crystal: Potty Training From Scratch

Dear Crystal, Hi, we took in a 12-week old pet store male Labrador. He was given to us from a friend that couldn’t keep him any longer. I’ve had trouble getting him potty trained. Funny thing is, I take him out to the spot and he…
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Pets for Vets and Seniors for Senior Adoption Programs Begin

New Adoption Programs at Blue Ridge Humane for Veteran’s and Seniors Thursday, November 4, 2021: Hendersonville, NC – Blue Ridge Humane Society adds two new adoption incentive programs for active and inactive service members and senior…

Ask Crystal: How to Make the Crate Great!

Dear Crystal,  I have a 6-month-old puppy. He will be calm and collected in the crate as long as he sees me or my partner. If he doesn’t see any of us, he will begin to bark nonstop. He also is very destructive with anything we…
A gray and white cat with gray ears and back and green eyes

Meet BB-8!

Today's Featured Pet is BB-8! BB-8 is our Featured Pet this week! Just like in the movie Star Wars this little kitty is smart and loves its people. She always walks right up to the front…
a multi-colored cat lounges on a table

Wanda’s Happy Tail

A Cat Names Wanda. I Wanda, I Wanda...   ...how our aka kitty Mingle is doing since she was adopted in June?   Well, after about 2 weeks of careful introductions to her new housemates (a male cat and an older sleepy…
Looking through a wet window on a dog laying on a couch

Ask Crystal: Rainy Day Poo Blues

Dear Crystal, When we got our 10-week-old puppy almost 2 weeks ago it started raining. At our house, anyway, it rained till last Saturday. I would take my pup out almost every hour, but he simply would sit between my feet and not “do…