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Meet Scooter-ADOPTED

Today's Featured Pet is Scooter! Poor Scooter aka Scoots landed in the shelter because his former owner could no longer care for him due to them having medical issues arise. Needless to say Scooter is a bit out of his…
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Reginald’s Happy Tail

Today's Happy Tail is Reginald! This week we are celebrating Reginald, now named Toad! Reginald was found as a stray, and after getting checked out moved from our Adoption Center into a foster home. His foster family quickly fell…
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Ask Crystal: Mouthy Puppy

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! Hi Crystal,  I have a 3-month ok’d puppy beagle/lab/collie mix. She is going through teething,…
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Foster Friday: Nurses Needed

Foster Friday: Nurses Needed This week on Foster Friday...calling all nurturing types! URIs or "upper respiratory infections" are a common problem for cats housed in a shelter environment, so we like to send those kitties to foster homes…
a black cat being petted under her chin
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Meet Demi!

Today's Featured Pet is Demi!   Demi is laid back, low key and a complete sweetie! She came to us originally as a stray without previous home information but we think she would love any place as mellow as…

Ask Crystal: Rescue Dog Decompression

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 got a second Romanian rescue dog 10 days ago. He is not afraid of people…
A grey cat waring a blue plaid bowtie
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Meet Mickie-ADOPTED

Today's Featured Pet is Mickie!   Mickie may seem like he is playing hard to get at first but he is worth the wait! This poor little guy is a little sensitive to when his world changes and luckily for him, his foster…
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Ask Crystal: Chewy Kitten

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! Hi Crystal,  About a year ago I adopted a kitten from BRHS. While she is sweet and adorable,…
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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:…
A large brown dog is pictured outside. The dog has a darker snout and a light blue eye and brown eye
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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…