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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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Ask Crystal: Guarding Treats

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! Hey Crystal,  I adopted a Rottweiler puppy which is now 1 year old.  Recently I have seen…
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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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Ask Crystal: Growing the Family: Puppy Intro 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, We have a one-year-old male Bernese Mountain Dog. We are looking to add a second…
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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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Ask Crystal: Do Dogs Chase Cats? It Doesn't Need to be that Way!

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 two cats.  My dog is a cat chaser and that’s been a bit of a problem. …
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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!