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Bow Wow Film Festival to benefit Brother Wolf Animal Rescue

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The Bow Wow Film Festival, in coordination with Sanctuary Brewing Company and Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, is excited to announce the 2016-17 Bow Wow Film Tour, featuring the irresistible personalities of our beloved canines. After a wildly successful inaugural year with dozens of shows around the country, Bow Wow is back with another rousing & fun loving collection of films. 

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Asheville Plant-Based Face-Off Puts Creativity on the Menu

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Asheville, already well-known for its vegan-friendliness, is taking the plant-based culinary experience in the city to the next level. The 1st Annual Asheville Plant-Based Face-Off, presented by Asheville Vegan Outreach and No Evil Foods and sponsored by VegFund, challenges Asheville restaurants and chefs to put their creativity to the test by offering innovative new vegan dishes. Up to 15 Asheville restaurants are participating, each creating a new menu item free of animal products and offering it to guests for the month of October 2016.

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No Pets Left Behind Adoption Event August 20th, 2016

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This Saturday, August 20, is International Homeless Animals' Day and Asheville Humane Society is hosting their first "No Pets Left Behind" adoption event with a goal of clearing WNC shelters. Regional shelter and rescue organizations were invited to participate by reducing their adoption fees, and Blue Ridge Humane Society, Foothills Humane Society, Macon County Animal Services, Madison County Animal Services and Sarge's Animal Rescue Foundation joined the effort. (Adoption fee discounts vary at each location – please refer to each organization's website for details, address, hours, etc.) Asheville Humane Society is offering fee-waived adoptions for all pets in their Adoption Center at 14 Forever Friend Lane.

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Sanctuary Brewing Company Celebrates One Year of Craft Brews and Rescues

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Sanctuary Brewing Company is thrilled to announce its one year anniversary party on Sunday, August 21st 2016. The celebration will be a festival-like atmosphere with live music and events beginning at 1 pm, culminating in a headlining performance by the popular Carolina string band Town Mountain at 

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June is National Adopt-A-Cat Month

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During the month of June, Asheville Humane Society is partnering with Best Friends Animal Society to participate in a national adoption promotion for cats! Adoption fees will be reduced for all cats 6 months of age and up! For $10.00, you can adopt a feline friend complete with all up-to-date vaccines, spay/neuter, microchipping, initial flea preventative, a free starter bag of food, one month of complimentary pet health insurance, and a free post-adoption veterinary office visit with a participating veterinarian.

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Asheville Humane Society Receives Over $23,500

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Asheville Humane Society Receives Over $23,500 from Subaru's "Share the Love" Event 

 

Petco Foundation Invests In Lifesaving Work of Asheville Humane Society

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Asheville Humane Society announced they have been awarded a $60,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support their spay/neuter and behavior programming. There will be a check presentation at Petco on Brevard Road this Friday, May 6 at 10:00 AM.

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AHS Granted Custody of Shih-Poos from Cruelty Case

AHS Granted Custody of Shih-Poodles From March 24th Cruelty Case

On March 24, four Asheville Humane Society employees assisted Asheville Animal Services in liberating 55 frightened, under-socialized, urine-burned, and feces-matted Shih Tzu/Poodle mixes from a home in North Asheville. After being granted custody last week, Asheville Humane Society has announced an "Oodles of Shih-Poodles" adoption event on April 30 from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm and the first 37 dogs will be available on a first-come-first-served basis. Adoption fees for the Shih-Poos will be $100 on Saturday. In celebration of "National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day," all other animals in Asheville Humane Society's Adoption Center will have their adoption fees waived for the day.

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Paw it Forward: Pets Helping Pets Campaign

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Asheville Humane Society is launching the Paw it Forward Campaign presented by Dog Tag Art to benefit the homeless animals of Buncombe County. AHS' first large-scale crowdfunding campaign will run from April 15 to June 15 with the goal of raising $60,000. Paw it Forward is not your typical peer-to-peer fundraising campaign—pet-to-person is more accurate, as campaigners will ask for donations in the "voice" of their pet.

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Patton Avenue Pet Company to Open Third Location in South Asheville

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Patton Avenue Pet Company, a local pet supply store with two existing Asheville locations, will open the doors to their newest location in South Asheville on Monday, March 28th at 10 am. The new store is located at 582 Hendersonville Road, Suite 3, just south of I-40 in the retail space previously occupied by the ABC Store. The phone number for this location is 828-575-9282.

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