Brown and white hound dog wearing a grey and red sweater outside in a dirt and snow lot
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Thrift Store Delayed Opening on January 9

The Blue Ridge Humane Society Thrift Store will open at 10:30am on Saturday, January 9 due to weather conditions. The store will remain open until its usual closing time of 4:30pm. Regular hours resume on Tuesday, with the store open…
a small brown dog wearing a blue winter coat sits in the snow
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Blue Ridge Humane Closed Friday, January 8

All locations of the Blue Ridge Humane Society be closed Friday, January 8, 2021 due to the anticipated snow storm. Stay tuned for updates regarding weekend hours! Never fear, not even a snow storm impacts the care our animals receive!…
A orange and white cat with larger cheeks stands in a cat condo
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Meet Steve – Adopted!

Today's Featured Pet is Steve! Himbs cheeks are full of secrets! Sexiiiiii boiiiii Steve is a TOTAL snaaaaaack! This double stuffed face kitty is almost too perfect to handle being around. He is around 5 years old and will…
a light brown dog lays on its back with paws covering its face

Ask Crystal: Fireworks Derail Nightly Routine

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 took my dog into the garden for her nightly wee a couple of times recently…
A white cat with calico markings
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Meet Princess Eowyn!

Today's Featured Pet is Princess Eowyn! Princess Eowyn is as regal as her name sounds! This sweet calico babe is very social girl who loves meeting new people. Princess Eowyn arrived to us with her housemate Niko abandoned on…
a group of men and women in scrubs stand holding cats, while wearing face masks. A man kneels in front holding a sign with a cat and dog on it saying "happy 70th birthday Blue Ridge Humane Society"

Not Alone, Blue Ridge Humane is Grateful for Our Partners

As we’ve kicked off our 70th birthday celebration, one thing has become clear: we’re not alone in our mission. In 1950, when Blue Ridge Humane Society was founded, the initial mission was to save lives and give animals a second chance…
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Thrift Store Reopens

Thrift Store Reopens with Additional Precautions in Place The Blue Ridge Humane Society Thrift Store will reopen on Tuesday, December 29th after being temporarily closed in response to a COVID exposure. In response, the store has been deep…
a scruffy brown dog chews on an item held in his paws in an outside setting

Ask Crystal: Cute Hurts

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,  My puppy of 9 weeks old bites our shoes and socks, and his teeth are very…
A whitedog with short ears stands in the field with his long pink tongue hanging out of the right right of his mouth
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Meet Remington!

Today's Featured Pet is Remington! Remington is breaking all sorts of stereotypes about senior dogs because this guy cannot get enough out of life! He would love to join you on hikes, fetch sessions, long walks on the beach...I…
a black puppy with a green scarf around it's neck.
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Blue Ridge Humane Holiday Hours

All locations of the Blue Ridge Humane Society be closed December 24-26 and January 1 for the holidays. The Adoption Center will reopen on Tuesday, December 29 following the Christmas holiday. The Admin office will reopen on Monday, December…