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    Easter Baskets Sale, Easter Bunny Photos, Adoption Fair & Rabies/Microchip Clinic

    Tuesday, March 15, 2016

    Hop down the Bunny Trail to the shelter for pet photos with the coolest Easter Bunny ever!  Pictures will be taken from 11-3; the cost is $10 for each 4×6 picture in a cardboard frame.  Dr. Mary Betterton of Brosville Animal Clinic will be here from 12-2, giving rabies shots for $5 and implanting microchips.  […]

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    Sip & Paint Event Benefiting DAHS

    Thursday, March 10, 2016

    Sip & Paint event on April 25, 2016 at the 2 Witches Winery and Brewery. Pre-registration is required and a portion of the $40 registration fee will be donated to the DAHS. Non alcoholic drinks will be available. 2 Witches Winery & Brewery is located at 209 Trade Street, Danville, VA Pre-register at www.sipandspatter.com

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    REWARD OFFERED IN STABBED DOG INCIDENT

    Tuesday, February 9, 2016

    For Immediate Release February 8, 2016 Contact: Paulette Dean (434) 799-5306 The Danville Area Humane Society is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who stabbed a dog Friday evening. Late Friday, we received a call from the Danville Police Department. They […]

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    DAHS GETS A NEW VAN

    Monday, February 1, 2016

    Through the generosity of the E. Stuart James Grant Charitable Trust, we were able to purchase a new van. Woodall Nissan offered us a great deal, and the Sign Center just finished the impressive wrap. Our vans stay busy taking animals to veterinary clinics and taking animals to our adoption partners, as well as taking […]

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  • DAHS Chosen To Be Recipient Of CINEMA FOR A CAUSE

    Sunday, September 6, 2015

    CINEMA FOR A CAUSE CHARITY EVENT DATE ANNOUNCED Georgia Theatre Company Announces the 12th Annual Cinema for a Cause charity event to raise money for area charity groups in their local communities St. Simons Island, GA., September 1, 2015 – Georgia Theatre Company is pleased to announce the 12th Annual Cinema for a Cause event […]

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Critter Corner

Mar
6

Critter Chat – March 4, 2015

Critter Chat For March 4, 2015 By Paulette Dean               It is amazing how mere seconds can become experiences that will never be forgotten.  In the midst of a very sad cruelty investigation last week, we had such an experience.             We had been called to assist the Danville animal control officer at an […]

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Jan
20

Critter Chat For:  January 21, 2015               New Year’s Day has always been a day of reflection and planning for me.  Several family members and I celebrate New Year’s Eve together, complete with refreshments, grape juice and Sprite, games, and a talent show.  We have looked forward to that time together since my first […]

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Jan
20

Critter Chat For:  January 7, 2015   Many years ago, I gave up making New Year’s resolutions.  Instead, I choose a theme for the year.  Some years, the theme is a verse from scripture, and other times it’s a short poem.  A theme is a constant reminder of what I hope to become.  My theme […]

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Oct
23

Critter Chat

Critter Chat For July 16, 2014   Even critics of the Danville Area Humane Society should admit that we have an aggressive spay/neuter program.   Even as early as 1980, we allocated funds in our budget to help (albeit in a small way) with the cost of the sterilization surgeries.  In October of 1993 when we […]

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Oct
23

Critter Chat

Critter Chat By Paulette Dean For June 18, 2014   In June of 1992, not long after I started working for the Danville Area Humane Society, a dignified, elderly golden cat was brought to us by his owners because he was too old and they wanted a kitten.  I thought then how sad it was […]

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Oct
23

Critter Chat

Critter Chat April 23, 2014             In 1988, I was working at a bank in Provo, Utah.  A co-worker came into the office one morning to ask if I wanted his female hamster, Gabrielle.  It didn’t take me long to say I did want her because my sister and I had hamsters when we were […]

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News Release

stabbed pit
Feb
9

REWARD OFFERED IN STABBED DOG INCIDENT

For Immediate Release February 8, 2016 Contact: Paulette Dean (434) 799-5306 The Danville Area Humane Society is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who stabbed a dog Friday evening. Late Friday, we received a call from the Danville Police Department. They […]

Jun
10

PASSION 4 COMPASSION ADOPTION EVENT

SUBJECT:                  “PASSION 4 COMPASSION” ADOPTION EVENT WHERE:                     Danville Area Humane Society Animal Shelter ALONG WITH 11 OTHER VIRGINIA SHELTERS DATE:                        June 11-14 CONTACT:                Paulette Dean (434) 799-5306   Twelve Virginia shelters will be hosting the “Passion 4 Compassion” adoption event June 11-14, 2015. The event will celebrate shelter animal adopts and the hard work […]

May
23

Rewards Offered For Two Separate Puppy Abandonments

The Danville Area Humane Society is offering rewards in two separate cruelty incidents. On Friday, May 8, 2015, two citizens brought in a cardboard box that had six young pit bull mix puppies in it.  They had found the box at the Blairs dumpster site late afternoon.  The puppies were suffering from the effects of […]

Mar
6

NEWS RELEASE RE: SEIZURE OF PIT BULLS & POODLES

For Immediate Release March 6, 2015 Contact:  Paulette Dean (434) 799-5306             On March 6, 2015, General District Court Judge Robert Adams gave custody of four dogs to the Danville Area Humane Society and the former owners were ordered to not own companion animals.             On February 25, 2015, Humane Society staff members were requested […]