• Partial Quarantine News Release

    Wednesday, February 5, 2014

    We believe in being frank and transparent, and have just issued a news release.  We share it with you, ask for your understanding. For Immediate Release February 4, 2014 Contact:  Paulette Dean (434) 799-5306 Open-access shelters like the City of Danville animal shelter do not turn away animals.  Stray animals and some owner-released animals come […]

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    ABANDONED PUPPY FOUND AT MT HERMON DUMPSTER

    Thursday, January 16, 2014

    For Immediate Release January 15, 2014 Contact:  Paulette Dean 799-5306             The Danville Area Humane Society is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the abandonment of a young puppy at the Mount Hermon dumpster site. On January 15th, […]

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  • We won the Trees for a Cause!

    Monday, December 23, 2013

    We are grateful to Motley Florist.  Their beautiful tree won first place in the Institute’s Trees for a Cause.  Each organization keeps 75% of what was in their bucket, and the winning tree gets 25% of each organization’s bucket amount.  That means we get more money.  However, please read the following: The Danville Area Humane […]

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    DAHS & DAC 24/7 FITNESS

    Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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  • CINEMA FOR A CAUSE

    Tuesday, September 10, 2013

    SAVE THE DATE! CINEMA FOR A CAUSE CHARITY EVENT DATE ANNOUNCED Georgia Theatre Company Announces the 10th Annual Cinema for a Cause (formerly “Film & Food for a Cause”) charity event to raise money for local charity groups in their local communities St. Simons Island, GA., August 28, 2013 – Georgia Theatre Company is pleased […]

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Critter Corner

Jan
16

Birds of a feather flock from shelter

Birds of a feather flock from shelter Posted: Sunday, November 17, 2013 7:40 am http://www.godanriver.com/content/tncms/live/godanriver.com/entertainment_lifestyles/lifestyles/article_bf869c6a-4e57-11e3-85b3-001a4bcf6878.htmlBy PAULETTE DEAN Contributing columnist African Grey parrots could be considered the most well-known of the exotic birds. One, Alex, participated in language studies for more than 30 years, and proved he could understand language, not just mimic it. Because of […]

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Jan
16

With care, kindness, smiles animals can rebound

With care, kindness, smiles animals can rebound Posted: Sunday, November 3, 2013 6:00 am http://www.godanriver.com/content/tncms/live/godanriver.com/entertainment_lifestyles/lifestyles/article_12bd4c6e-4343-11e3-8635-0019bb30f31a.htmlBy PAULETTE DEAN Contributing columnist We have all seen pitiful people. They may have been the awkward student in school who no one would sit beside at the cafeteria table. Maybe they were the homeless person on street. Maybe the pitiful […]

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Jan
4

2013 Goals

My New Year’s Eve celebrations usually come to an end long before midnight. I enjoy time with family members, and then spend time thinking about the year past and the year future. I have usually chosen my theme for the New Year a couple of weeks in advance, so I think about how the theme […]

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Dec
10

Trap/Neuter/Release

Critter Corner By Paulette Dean In early summer, Dr. Richard Wilkes, the State Veterinarian, established a work-group to study the comprehensive animal laws.  The idea for the workgroup came before the last legislative session, but became a reality after the session was a contentious one for animal issues. I was asked to serve on this […]

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Nov
14

Neighborhood Cats

This past Saturday, I was grocery shopping and, as usual, a large portion of my shopping was being done in the pet food section.  A woman who saw my cart filling up with dog and cat food told me she buys cat food every day.  As we spoke more, she told me that she is […]

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Nov
14

Halloween

This is the time of year when I tell you that I hate Halloween.  I hate the way we start receiving calls about lost black cats before Halloween, I hate the gruesome costumes, and I hate knowing what I know about the “holiday.”  About three years ago, Lynn Shelton (board president and humane investigator) and […]

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News Release

Feb
5

Partial Quarantine News Release

We believe in being frank and transparent, and have just issued a news release.  We share it with you, ask for your understanding. For Immediate Release February 4, 2014 Contact:  Paulette Dean (434) 799-5306 Open-access shelters like the City of Danville animal shelter do not turn away animals.  Stray animals and some owner-released animals come […]

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Jan
16

ABANDONED PUPPY FOUND AT MT HERMON DUMPSTER

For Immediate Release January 15, 2014 Contact:  Paulette Dean 799-5306             The Danville Area Humane Society is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the abandonment of a young puppy at the Mount Hermon dumpster site. On January 15th, […]

Sep
10

CINEMA FOR A CAUSE

SAVE THE DATE! CINEMA FOR A CAUSE CHARITY EVENT DATE ANNOUNCED Georgia Theatre Company Announces the 10th Annual Cinema for a Cause (formerly “Film & Food for a Cause”) charity event to raise money for local charity groups in their local communities St. Simons Island, GA., August 28, 2013 – Georgia Theatre Company is pleased […]