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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

Patton Avenue Pet Company South

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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Asheville Humane Society: Project Yellow

Project Yellow

"Project Yellow is a wonderful education campaign for dogs in our community," said Katy Mahaley, Behavior Department Coordinator at Asheville Humane Society. "I see many dogs who are a little shy or just need extra space, and owners struggle with communicating that to people who love dogs and want to interact. A simple yellow ribbon takes the pressure off of the owner and gently asks the public to give the dog the space they need to remain confident and feel safe." 

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Puppy Bowl XII Adoption Event and Viewing Party

Bella Puppy Bowl

Puppy Bowl XII will be airing on Sunday, February 7 from 3-5 PM. Four puppies from Asheville Humane Society were selected to be a part of this adorable sporting event, and Bella will be featured in the coveted Starting Lineup. Animal Planet worked with 44 different animal shelters and rescue organizations from across the the U.S. to fill the rosters of #TeamRuff and #TeamFluff. There are 49 puppies, including Bella, that will be competing for the title of MVP (Most Valuble Puppy). Puppy Bowl XII will repeat all day and night for a total of 12 hours on game day.

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Patton Avenue Pet Company Announces Third Location

Patton Avenue Pet Company South

Four years ago, Jenna Yaroush opened Patton Avenue Pet Company in a revitalized house located on Patton Avenue in West Asheville. With a focus on health, nutrition, and locally made items, Patton Avenue Pet Company's popularity soon outgrew its humble home base, and the downtown location opened two years ago. With two bustling locations, both conveniently located on Patton Avenue, PAPCO has quickly become a well known local icon. 

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Ingles Presents the Ultimate Air Dogs at Asheville Outlets

Ultimate Air Dogs

Ingles is excited to bring the Ultimate Air Dogs (UAD) back for three days of competition at Asheville Outlets. Always a crowd favorite, spectators can enjoy the high-flying athleticism of some of the country’s top dogs as they jump, dive and catch their way through a variety of challenges. 

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Service Dogs in Asheville

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For over 18,800 years dogs have been an integral part of our society, whether it be for companionship or as part of a working team. Since the European Ice Age dogs have been used as herding animals, livestock guardians, home protection, and even transportation. In today’s world dogs fill one of two roles: companion or worker. Individuals that are hard of hearing, have seizure disorders, vision issues, diabetes, or even psychiatric issues can benefit from the offerings of a service dog.

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Patton Avenue Pet Company is Launching a National “Raw Pet Food 30 Day Challenge”

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Patton Avenue Pet Company is Launching a National “Raw Pet Food 30 Day Challenge”
Patton Avenue Pet Company is looking to give away a year’s supply of raw pet food in their
National Raw Pet Food Challenge.

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