• polly adopted

    Camp Meow Meow’s Longest Resident Gets A Home

    Tuesday, January 20, 2015

    Now, this is good news!  Polly, a tortoiseshell cat, has been with us for 3 1/2 years.  She came to us as an itty bitty kitty, and then was the first cat we put in Camp Meow Meow when the adoption center opened in 2012.  Polly went to her new home today!  The nice man […]

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  • 2014 EVENTS

    Tuesday, January 20, 2015

    We are celebrating our 40th anniversary in 2015, and the party is going to be held all year!  Our busy, busy fundraising committee is going to continue to be busy, busy.  Please mark your calendars.  More details will be posted before each event. February 12th and 13th:            Your Valentine can receive a surprise visit from […]

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  • al adoption

    AL FINALLY GETS A HOME!

    Friday, November 28, 2014

    Al was found in our drop-off cage the morning of March 7, 2013.  He has been in Camp Meow Meow since a few days after that, and was finally adopted Monday!  Our love goes with you, Al, and we hope you and your human have long, happy lives together

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    REWARD OFFERED FOR INJURED PUP ABANDONED AT MT TABOR DUMPSTER

    Friday, November 28, 2014

    We are very sad to have to report this story; however, we are grateful to the kindhearted man who found the sealed box with the puppy in it.  Please read the news release we just sent: For Immediate Release November 28, 2014 Contact: Paule…tte Dean (434) 799-5306 The Danville Area Humane Society is offering a […]

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  • Colton

    Colton Gets a Transfer!

    Wednesday, November 5, 2014

    Good-bye, Colton!  He has been with us for a few months.  We had him neutered last week, and he is now on his way to a foster home with a husky rescue group.  He had become a favorite of staff members.  Colton is a very big boy!

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Critter Corner

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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Oct
23

Critter Chat

Critter Chat June 4, 2014   Through the years, we have had several animal hoarding cases in this area.  Such cases are always difficult.  Animal hoarding, or collecting, is a problem that exists in every community.  The current working definition of a hoarder is someone who accumulates a large number of animals, fails to provide […]

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News Release

chi pup intake pic
Nov
28

REWARD OFFERED FOR INJURED PUP ABANDONED AT MT TABOR DUMPSTER

We are very sad to have to report this story; however, we are grateful to the kindhearted man who found the sealed box with the puppy in it.  Please read the news release we just sent: For Immediate Release November 28, 2014 Contact: Paule…tte Dean (434) 799-5306 The Danville Area Humane Society is offering a […]

Nov
2

Our position regarding newspapers articles and editorials

Our official position on letters in the newspaper is this:  We have the right to state the truth and correct statements that are not true.  We will never engage in the back-and-forth conversations publicly that only serve to promote the public perception that all “animal people are crazy.”   We never, never, engage in personal attacks.  […]

woodside pup
Oct
23

PUPPY FOUND IN WOODSIDE VILLAGE DUMPSTER. REWARD OFFERED

  For Immediate Release October 22, 2014 Contact:  Paulette Dean  (434) 799-5306             The Danville Area Humane Society is seeking information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who abandoned a terrier puppy in a dumpster at Woodside Village Apartments on Piney Forest Road.  A reward of up to $1,000 is […]

Jul
23

REWARD OFFERED FOR PUPS ABANDONED AT MT. TABOR DUMPSTER

For Immediate Release July 23, 2014 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 responsible for abandoning four newborn puppies in the Mount Tabor dumpster in Pittsylvania County. On Tuesday, July 22nd, a […]