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Ask Crystal: Puppy Potty Training

Dear Crystal, Our 9-week-old Cocker Spaniel puppy stays in a crate at night. We have been getting up twice to take him outside to pee and poop. We put pee pads in his crate at night, but he still occasionally has an accident. We are sleep…
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April Free Pet Food Giveaways

April Free Pet Food Giveaways from Blue Ridge Humane Society Tuesday, March 30 , 2021: Hendersonville, NC – April showers bring additional free pet food giveaways from Blue Ridge Humane Society. Blue Ridge Humane Community Outreach…
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Ask Crystal: Excited Greeter

Dear Crystal,  How can I get my dog to stop barking and jumping on me before I go out the door and when I come home?  Sincerely,  Excited Greeter    Dear Excited, Excited greetings are an extremely common problem…
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Ask Crystal: A Shocking Behavior

Dear Crystal,  Hi, I have a great kitten named Binx. He recently started scratching the outlets. Why?  Sincerely,  Curious Kitty    Dear Curious, What an interesting question. I have not had experience with this particular…
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Get Ready to Hit the Trails!

Gather your favorite hiking buddy, canine or human, and explore the amazing trails in our community thanks to the work of Conserving Carolina and support two organizations at one time! During the week of April 11-18th hit the trails that…
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Free Pet Food Giveaways Scheduled for March

Free Pet Food Giveaways Scheduled for March with New Times Tuesday, March 2 , 2021: Hendersonville, NC – Free cat and dog food giveaways will be offered by Blue Ridge Humane Society throughout the month of March. Blue Ridge Humane…
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New Text Line to Help Find Lost Pets

Blue Ridge Humane Launches Text Line for Lost Pet Help Blue Ridge Humane Society has launched a new lost animal text line to further provide support for pet owners facing the unthinkable: a lost pet. If you have a pet go missing, text…
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Expanded Pet Food Giveaways Scheduled for 2021

Blue Ridge Humane Begins 2021 Pet Food Giveaways Blue Ridge Humane Society kicks off the new year with an expanded free pet food giveaway schedule. Community Outreach staff will host two giveaways each month as well as provide food and…
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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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Two Free Pet Food Giveaways Scheduled for December

Blue Ridge Humane Hosts Two Holiday Pet Food Giveaways Blue Ridge Humane Society will host two free pet food giveaways leading into the Christmas holiday to wrap up the 2020 distribution schedule. Pet owners who need pet food are invited…