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    EASTER BASKETS NOW ON SALE

    Thursday, March 19, 2015

    We’re taking orders for Easter baskets for dogs and cats! They are filled with toys and treats, and the price is only $10 each. Call 799-0843 to order yours. We will also have some for sale on March 28th at our adoption fair, rabies/microchip clinic, and pet photos with the Easter Bunny.

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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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  • NEWS RELEASE RE: SEIZURE OF PIT BULLS & POODLES

    Friday, March 6, 2015

    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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    Dumpster Chihuahua Update

    Wednesday, February 4, 2015

    Remember the Chihuahua with a broken leg who was abandoned in a trash dumpster?  Well, look at him now!  His leg healed very nicely at shelter, after a cast was on for over a month.  He has been adopted, and is very comfy and warm in his new home.

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  • Grumpy the Pig Gets A New Home

    Wednesday, February 4, 2015

    We love all animals, and we love our adoption partners!  Grumpy the pig (that’s the name she came in with) left today to go to Owens Petting Farm.  Question — How many people does it take to load a very large, very pregnant pot-bellied pig mix into a van?  Answer — Many!  We hope Grumpy […]

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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

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 […]

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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.  […]