Ask Crystal: Crate No More

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 rescued a 10-month-old a month ago. He was crate trained and all of a…
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Adoption Fees Waived for Thanksgiving

Adoption fees are waived November 20-25 at Blue Ridge Humane Society to help all the pets in our custody find a home before Thanksgiving! To see animals available for adoption visit the Adopt page and fill out the adoption application next…
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Cold Weather Care for Your Pets

Keeping Pets Safe as Temperatures Drop With colder temperatures and the winter season closing in, it’s a good time to review how you care for your pets during the cold! The ASPCA recommends the following: Bathe your pets as little…
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Ali’s Blue Ridge Humane Adoption Story

Staff Stories: Ali Conrod, Quality Care Manager Welcome to our series featuring the people and pets of Blue Ridge Humane! Today we share the adoption story of Fawn Horton and Eevee, a puppy at the Adoption Center. Hi, my name is Alli…
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Ask Crystal: Teaching a Puppy Manners

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 really need help. I have a 16-week-old lab/ hound. She keeps peeing and pooping…
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Pants and Duchess’s Happy Tail

Today's Double Happy Tail are Pants and Duchess! Pants came to us as a funny looking kitty who had some trauma when she first arrived so she wasn't in the best shape. Pants recouped while with us and slowly started growing her hair back!…
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Blue Ridge Humane Celebrates 70 Years with $19.50 Adoption Fees

This November, Blue Ridge Humane Society is celebrating 70 years of providing animal rescue, spay/neuter services, and community programs in Henderson County. Founded in 1950 by a group of local residents concerned with addressing animal…
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Ask Crystal: Puppy Digs the Grass

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 have an 8-month-old mini golden doodle. He is actually tearing our grass…
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Puppy Picks the Timing for Adoption

Staff Stories: Fawn Horton, Resource Counselor Welcome to our new series featuring the people and pets of Blue Ridge Humane! Today we share the adoption story of Fawn Horton and Eevee, a puppy at the Adoption Center. Eevee, her mom,…
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Foster Friday: How You Can Help

Foster Friday: A Plea for Help We've got a plea for help this Foster Friday! This kitten season has been INTENSE, most likely due to the months of COVID-19 shutdown where spay/neuter services were not available. We had 79 kittens in…