Events and News

Animal Body Language Class

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

5:30-7 PM

Learn all about what dogs and cats are telling us through non-verbal communication!  This class explores the various expressions of our canine and feline friends and also shows how your body language can influence their reactions to you.  The material is great for your volunteer work and for your interactions with your own animals or others every day!  Sign up through the Volunteer Information Center online or e-mail us at with any questions.

Urban Tails Guided Outing

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

5:30-7 PM

Take an adoptable dog out on the town!  Urban Tails is our newest volunteer program that pairs up active people and dogs for outdoor adventures.  Join in the fun, as we take our furry friends to a local park for some exercise and fresh air!  If you are interested in joining this program, please e-mail for an explanation of requirements and for more information. 



Yappy Hour - Moe's BBQ in Biltmore Village

Thursday, July 16

6 - 8 PM

Join Asheville Humane Society and Mix 96.5 for the best dog-gone party of the month. Bring your pup and enjoy mingling with fellow dog lovers at Moe’s BBQ in Biltmore Village. Your $5 donation will get you access to the fun and complimentary appetizers and our partner restaurant will match the donations!


Race to the Taps - Asheville Pizza & Brewing Company

Saturday, July 18, 2015

9:30 AM

Asheville Humane Society is the Charity Partner for this 4 mile run in the Race to the Taps running series. Our volunteers will be out on the course and a portion of all race registrations benefit AHS! If you are interested in joining us to volunteer for this event please email To register for the race click here.

Mayfel's Dog Days of Summer

Thursday, July 23, 2015

All Day percentage of sales benefit Asheville Humane Society on this day during Mayfel's Dog Days of Summer event. AHS will be on-site from 2 – 6 PM with a couple ambassadors. Stop in Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!


Live at Aloft - to benefit AHS

Sunday, July 26, 2015

4 - 8 PM

Swing by Air Level for the Live at Aloft Asheville Downtown rooftop music moments.  Enjoy live music, signature sips, and snacks while taking in spectacular mountain views. This live performance will feature local musicians and will benefit Asheville Humane Society. Dogs welcome!

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