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


Dine to Be Kind

Shake off the cold and warm up your heart by helping save pets in our community! All you have to do is to eat, drink and be merry at one of the dozens of restaurants participating in the 14th Annual Dine To Be Kind, presented by Dr. David Crouch and Western Carolina Veterinary Surgery. On March 7th, dine out for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Take Out included!) and 15% or more of your bill will be donated to the lifesaving programs of Asheville Humane Society. 

The WestVILLEminster Dog Show

We are thrilled to announce the WestVILLEminster Dog Show, happening at One World Brewing West on Saturday, July 23rd! The registration fee for the show will be $15 per dog per category, with all proceeds going to the Asheville Humane Society!

The winner(s) of each category will receive a fabulous prize package!

Learn more and register your pup in one of these fabulous categories at by 7/22- there will be no same-day registration at the event!

Fee-Waived Microchip Clinic

Asheville Humane Society is excited to host a free clinic on Thursday, June 30th and Friday, July 1st from Noon until 4pm each day, to provide microchips to community members and their pets at no cost. This clinic includes free administering of microchips for pets as well, taking the burden off of them to bring awareness to the importance of this life-saving opportunity.

All you need to bring is yourself, your furry friend, and a valid photo ID! The clinic will be free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis.

Pick Your Paw-Casso

PICK YOUR PAW-CASSO: Fee-Waived Adoptions & a Pet Art Show

Join us June 10th through July 2nd for a very special art show and adoption special. Make a donation for a one-of-a-kind pet painting, or take home the furry artist! Adoptions are fee-waived for all animals over six months. These crafty cuties can’t wait for you to see their masterpieces!

Puppies and Pilates

Join us for the best fundraiser ever! This adorable and super fun basic Pilates class will involve furry friends available for adoption running among your legs and arms as you exercise (or napping on you). All levels are welcome, including your well-behaved children as long as they stay on their mat. 100% of ticket sales go to Asheville Humane Society. Please BYO mat. Puppies are provided by Asheville Humane. All classes are located at Asheville Humane Society, 14 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville NC 28806.


Kitten Shower: It's Raining Kittens!

Our Foster Department is hosting this year's virtual Kitten Shower!

We hope you are as excited as we are to make sure our team has the tools and resources to give the loving care that the hundreds of kittens who come through our doors deserve!

Our kittens this year have been busy adding items to our Amazon Wishlist, crossing their little paws and hoping you will take a look at it and donate to help them get adopted!

Puppy Power Flow

Join us for an adorable Puppy Power Flow Yoga class benefitting Asheville Humane Society on Saturday, June 4th at 11:00 am.

You’ll be led through a one-hour vinyasa flow while puppies roam the room to steal kisses and cuddles!

Please bring a mat and towel you don’t mind getting dirty. We are taking steps to attempt to avoid puppy accidents but please know that accidents do happen!


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