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"Woof 'n Purr" Adoption Special at Foothills Humane Society

Screen Shot 2016-07-15 at 11.43.20 AMFoothills Humane Society in Columbus, NC is running a "Woof 'n Purr" Sizzling Summer Adoption Special until Labor Day, September 5.

Cats and kittens will be available at an adoption fee of just $10 each. Dogs 25 pounds and up are available at just $40 -- a 50 percent reduction in adoption fee. All adopters must be approved by the Humane Society.

Foothills Humane Society is located at 989 Little Mountain Road in Columbus. For more information, visit: www.foothillshumanesociety.org, or call (828) 863-4444.

 


Low Cost Vaccinations and Microchips - Asheville, Aug. 27

Screen Shot 2016-01-06 at 10.58.02 AMAsheville Humane Society offers pet owners access to low cost vaccinations, microchips and ID tagging.

Come to a low cost vaccination clinic on Saturday, August 27 from 11 AM to 2 PM at Hall Fletcher Elementary, 60 Ridgelawn Rd., Asheville, NC. No appointment is necessary.

Services provided:

Rabies 1 year - (Dogs or cats over 4 months)  - $11.00
Rabies 3 year - (Dogs or cats over 4 months with rabies certificate to prove current on rabies) - $11.00  
Bordetella - Kennel cough - (Dogs over 2 months)  - $15.00
DAPP - Distemper, Adenoxirus Type 2, Parainfluenza and Parvo - (Dogs over 2 months)  - $15.00
FVRCP/FELV - Rhinotracheitis, Calici, Panleukopenia and Leukemia - (Cats over 2 months) - $20.00
Microchip - (Dogs or cats over 2 months)  - $10.00 

Please note: Cash is the only accepted form of payment.


Yappy Hour, South Asheville, August 25

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Leash up your four-legged friends and join Mix 96.5 for a Yappy Hour  on Thursday, August 25 from 6 to 8 PM.

Bring your pup and enjoy mingling with fellow dog lovers at Blaze Pizza in Gerber Village, 1840 Hendersonville Road, Asheville.

Each fun-filled event benefits Asheville Humane Society and features adoptable dogs in case you may want to take another one home! Your $5 donation will get you access to the fun and complimentary appetizers. Yappy Hour is presented by REACH, the area's 24 hour emergency and specialty animal hospital.


"No Pets Left Behind" Major Adoption Event in WNC, August 20

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International Homeless Animals Day is this Saturday, August 20!
Help Clear WNC Shelters!
 
Asheville Humane Society is hosting the very first "No Pets Left Behind" adoption event on Saturday, August 20 in honor of International Homeless Animals Day. 
 
During the busiest time of year with the most animals in need, the goal is to clear WNC shelters and find loving families for every homeless pet!
 
Asheville Humane Society will waive all adoption fees on every animal in its Adoption Center, 14 Forever Friend Lane in Asheville, from 10 AM to 6 PM on Saturday, August 20.
 
Regional shelter and rescue organizations are participating by reducing their adoption fees on Saturday. Adoption fee discounts vary at each location, so check with each organization listed below to see the special adoption fees available on Saturday only. The following organizations will also be participating in the No Pets Left Behind adoption event:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Hiking Hounds, Asheville, August 28

Hiking houndsHiking Hounds is one of the most popular Asheville Humane Society volunteer activities. Two Sunday mornings each month, volunteers take shelter dogs on hikes as part of the enrichment programming. You'll spend a few hours in Bent Creek hiking the trails with dogs who will love you for it.

The next hike with the Hiking Hounds group is Sunday, August 28. Start time is 9 AM for repeat hikers and 8:30 AM for new hikers. Note: New and repeat hikers alike are required to sign up in advance. If you'd like to sign up for this hike, email ahshikinghounds@outlook.com.

Hikers are signed up on a "first come-first served basis" and you must have a confirmed reservation to attend a hike. And please make sure you can actually make the hike; if we have late cancellations, a dog gets left behind without a hike.

For more information visit the Hiking Hounds Facebook page.