• PASSION 4 COMPASSION ADOPTION EVENT

    Wednesday, June 10, 2015

    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 […]

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  • Rewards Offered For Two Separate Puppy Abandonments

    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    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 […]

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  • Annual Membership Meeting Awards

    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    We had such a great time at the annual membership meeting last night!  The Emmett Edmonds Officer of the Year Award was given to Animal Control Officer Jessica Hodges of the Danville Police Department.  She is diligent in her duties to help animals. She is pictured with Sgt. Stuart Yeaman and Lt. Jerry Pace.  Deputy […]

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    Happy Memorial Day

    Saturday, May 23, 2015

      The Danville Area Humane Society stands behind the flag!  We are grateful for all the honorable veterans, and we wish all of them a wonderful Memorial Day.  

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    The Story of a Remarkable Friendship- VIDEO

    Thursday, March 19, 2015

    You may remember our story from about the bonded pit and poodle that we seized. We knew that finding a home together would be difficult, and we thought the best chance would be to tell their story through a video. We hired a professional videographer (Andy Lindsay of The Barking Shark in Greensboro) to come […]

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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

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 […]

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Feb
4

Reward Offered For Chihuahua Abandoned On Parker Rd

For Immediate Release February 4, 2015 Contact:  Paulette Dean… (434) 799-5306   The Danville Area Humane Society is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and the conviction of the person or persons who may have abandoned a female Chihuahua on Parker Road this morning.   A man […]