Closed for Independence Day

The Shelter and Thrift Store will be closed July 3-4 in lieu of the holiday. Don’t worry, Shelter staff will still be working to make sure all the animals are taken care of.  
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July 5th is the busiest day for animal shelters

Did you know more pets are lost on the fourth of July than any other time of year? All the loud noises and celebrations can be a bit overwhelming for our furry friends. Make sure your pets are safe and enjoying the themselves just as much as…
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Interested in affordable dog training classes?

Training classes at Blue Ridge Humane Society are the perfect opportunity to develop a strong, loving bond with your adopted family member. With the help of our Training & Behavior Manager, you will grow to understand your dog’s behavior…
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SNIP Program to Begin in Henderson County

Blue Ridge Humane Society will be taking over where Community Partnership for Pets public spay/neuter program left off. Beginning July 1st, BRHS will be operating a Spay/Neuter Incentive Program or otherwise known as SNIP out of the Henderson…
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Girl Scout Troop stopped by our shelter recently

Girl Scout troop 30437 stopped by our shelter last week and put in some serious elbow grease. Not only did the make some toys/treats for our shelter critters, they also organized our food pantry and our laundry room. Thank you for your hard-work…
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A Match Made in Heaven at the Flat Rock Playhouse

Chris was visiting with his grandma waiting to see Annie at the Flat Rock Playhouse this afternoon, when low and behold he meet Spud. What Chris didn't expect is that he would fall in love and be heading back to Raleigh with a new family member.…
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Thank You Boy Scouts!

A local boy scout troop got crafty stopped by our shelter this weekend with some wonderful toys they handmade for the animals at our shelter. These toys are going to go a long way to making our animals have fun while they stay at our shelter.…
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The Flat Rock Playhouse is going to the dogs!

We are thrilled to be sponsoring the Flat Rock Playhouse's production of Annie this month. Take a look at these wonderful articles to learn all about the show and our involvement! http://www.blueridgenow.com/news/20170604/annie-goes-to-dogs http://thelaurelofasheville.com/arts/performing-arts/flat-rock-playhouse-presents-annie/

Thank you Sheryl Mann, Animal Photo Artist

Ever wonder who takes all those gorgeous photos that you've seen on our facebook, website, and in our newsletters? Well it is none other than Sheryl Mann, Animal Photo Artist​. This remarkable woman volunteers her time taking photo of all…
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Mr. Arnold's class is full of rock stars!

Let's all Paws for Saint Bernard size Applause for Mr. Arnold's class at The Mountain Community School​. This class designed collection banks and asked for "Pennies for Puppies". They left the banks at businesses around town, at parents workplaces,…