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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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Ask Crystal: Alarm Barking Dog

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 just pulled the blinds down on one of my windows where my 3-year-old dog…
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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.…
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Ask Crystal: Cat Introduction 101

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,  Hi! We have two spayed, female cats 5 and 7 years old. Our daughter has come…

BRHS COVID-19 Closure Update

UPDATED: March 27, 2020 - 4:00 PM In accordance with the Stay-at-Home Executive Order issued by Henderson County, Blue Ridge Humane Society will no longer be conducting adoptions by appointment…
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Meet Welsey!

Today's Featured Friday Pet is Wesley! Wesley's been with us for a while now and so he deserves some extra attention and love, since he has lots of love to give!! Don't believe us? Just watch his little half tail go crazy when you give…
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COVID-19: People and Pets FAQ with Dr. Herron

COVID-19: People and Pets FAQ with Dr. Herron Thanks to Dr. Herron for compiling a quick FAQ for pet owners about COVID-19. Dr. Herron practices in the Henderson County area and donates her time to assist us with Adoption Center medical care,…
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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…
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Ask Crystal: Leash Walking Tips

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, Thanks so much for your excellent class. My dog now walks nicely on…
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Pet Owner Resources from Blue Ridge Humane

Pet Resources Available With the added stress of the coronavirus crisis, Blue Ridge Humane Society would like to outline the resources they are able to provide to the public. Blue Ridge Humane seeks to not only find new loving homes for pets…