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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!…
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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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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…
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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…
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Thrift Store Temporarily Closed

The Blue Ridge Humane Society Thrift Store is temporarily closed. In the spirit of full disclosure, we were notified of a positive COVID-19 test result for an individual who was on the property on Tuesday, December 15, 2020. In response, all…
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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…
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Adoption Fees Waived for Thanksgiving

Adoption fees are waived November 20-25 at Blue Ridge Humane Society to help all the pets in our custody find a home before Thanksgiving! To see animals available for adoption visit the Adopt page and fill out the adoption application next…
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Blue Ridge Humane Celebrates 70 Years with $19.50 Adoption Fees

This November, Blue Ridge Humane Society is celebrating 70 years of providing animal rescue, spay/neuter services, and community programs in Henderson County. Founded in 1950 by a group of local residents concerned with addressing animal…
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SNIP Resumes with Wait

Our Spay Neuter Incentive Program (SNIP) was able to restart at limited capacity in August. Since that time our staff have been working through the waiting list for appointments that were postponed when the program was suspended in the spring…
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Pet Food is a Lifeline

Blue Ridge Humane Society operates a pet food assistance program as part of our Community Outreach. Partnered with local food banks the program provided over 19,000 lbs of pet food in 2019 for distribution to pet owners in addition to their…