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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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Asheville Outlets and PetGazette Host a Pet Fest

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Asheville Outlets and PetGazette are teaming up to host the first annual Pet Health, Wellness, Fitness, Fun and Adoption Fest on July 19, 2015 from Noon – 4 p.m. at Asheville Outlets. The event will include activities for pets and their families including: educational advice, obedience tips, informational booths and displays, music and much more! 

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Project Pit Bull Asheville

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Asheville Humane Society kicks off its Project Pit Bull Awareness and Action Campaign on June 19 at 6:30 p.m. with a community forum. Deirdre Franklin, founder of Pinups for Pitbulls, owner of Darlings Asheville and author of Little Darling’s Pinups for Pitbulls will lead the discussion, “What is BSL and Can It Keep Us Safe?” The forum is the first of the campaign's free services for pit bull owners, community resources, and other events.

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The Kittens Are Coming: $5 Adoption Fee For Adult Cats

Asheville Humane Society

Asheville Humane Society is reducing adoption fees to $5.00 for all adult cats over six months from June 2 through June 13. During one of their busiest times of the year, Asheville Humane Society hopes to find loving families for the felines in their care. 

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New Walking Garden at Asheville Humane Society

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Who:  Asheville Humane Society 

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6th Annual Run for the Paws Event Recruits a Different “Breed” of Local Runners for a Good Cause

Run for the Paws 2015

Returning to Fletcher Park just South of Asheville is the only 5k in our area where dogs aren’t just accepted, but actually on the V.I.M. (Very Important Mammal) section of the guest list! That’s right. The 6th Annual Run for the Paws 5k Run/1 Mile Walk and Wagging Wellness Fair is a competition in the name of good, clean sport and helping animals in need. As you and your very extended family enjoy live music, food, and family fun, you will be helping Asheville’s Brother Wolf Animal Rescue.

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