Adoption Center open Tues. - Sat., 10am - 6pm (naptime 1 - 2pm) with no appointment needed!


This Saturday, April 30th, Asheville Humane Society is having an "Oodles of Shih-Poodles" adoption event!!! The past month has been a "shih-storm" of legal battles to gain custody of over 50 Shih-Poos recently seized in a cruelty case. Now, after receiving much-needed TLC including baths, grooming, behavior enrichment and medical treatments,...

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On March 24th around 6:00 pm, AHS received a call from Asheville Animal Services (“AAS”) telling us the police were serving several criminal warrants for animal cruelty. We expected to be seizing what they then thought were about 19 Shih Tzus from a residence in Asheville. Because AAS had only 2 officers on duty, they were seeking our assistance.


We loaded our van with crates and other supplies and met them at the North Asheville home. Once the warrants were served...

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The day has finally arrived! The Paw it Forward Campaign presented by Dog Tag Art has officially kicked off! As of April 15, we have 235 “ambassapets” sharing their stories and asking for donations, and they’ve already raised over $9,200 in support of animals in need!

The campaign runs from now...

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