Creating Better Tomorrows

Check out our Summer 2021 edition of our print newsletter here! We dive into our amazing fosters, community support, and more!
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WTZQ Halloween Pet Costume Contest to Benefit Blue Ridge Humane Society Food Drive

Show off your pets with WTZQ Radio’s Halloween Pet Costume Contest!  Enter your pet by going to and uploading a photo – in costume, or not!  Pictures can be uploaded until November 1st.  Voting will take place November…

A Cause for Big Paws

Art, Dogs, and Love Come Together What happens when you put together an artist, a love for big dogs, a gallery, and an animal welfare organization? An art display celebrating the love and adoptable canines weighing 50 pounds or more called…

Lost and Found: What You Can Do

Lost Your Pet? Found a Stray? Help Them Get Back Home It can happen to the best family of humans: their beloved dog or cat takes a walkabout and gets lost.  You, being the tender-hearted animal lover you are, spot a stray and fear for the…

Stay Pawsitive!

Stay Pawsitive! We are staying pawsitive and you can too! Get your "Stay Pawsitive" shirt and BRHS will earn $10 from every shirt sold from Stefanik Design Company 🐾 Shirts are a comfy 50/50 cotton poly blend, offered in unisex…
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A Cause for Big Paws Art Show

Celebrating the Big Dogs Through Art and Adoption, July 2-10, 2020  The Gallery at Flat Rock is excited to announce a dog-friendly event and exhibition celebrating adoptable canines weighing 50 pounds or more. “A Cause for Big Paws” is…

Hungry Paws Initiative Seeks to Fill Empty Bowls

One Bowl at a Time Inspired by his wife and a friend after organizing a regular food drive, Derek Fox, owner of the Refined Pup in Mills River, decided it was time to do something for the animals. The answer? The Hungry Paws Initiative. “The…