Dear Friends of Asheville Humane Society,

My career began in August of 1983 at a small college-prep boarding school in northern Indiana, just outside of Chicago. Thirty-two years and five jobs in four different fields later, I became the executive director of Asheville Humane Society. At the end of this week, I will leave Asheville to return to the Midwest to be closer to my aging parents. I will become president of The Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago, a 120-year-old animal welfare...

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Asheville Humane Society Partners with Finding Rover to Identify Lost Pets in Buncombe County 

Asheville, NC - Asheville Humane Society joins the ranks of shelters in using facial recognition technology to identify lost dogs and cats. They now offer their community an additional tool to help lost and adoptable dogs and cats find their forever home.

Now every dog and cat that enters the...

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Thank you for bringing joy to the animals on Giving Tuesday! With your support, we reached our $10,000 goal to provide 2 toys to each of our shelter pets! We are touched by the outpouring of love we received from friends like you!     

With an average of 500 animals in our care at any given time, we are always in need of new toys to bring our animals much-needed comfort and enrichment while they're here. Animals like Jackson, who has been...

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We are incredibly thankful for the love and support you have shown our animals all year long!

"They needed the shelter of someone's arms, and there you were..."

Whether you adopted a new pet, fostered a sick animal, donated funds, volunteered your time, or helped spread the word about our mission, your support keeps Asheville Humane Society going!

You truly "brighten up all of their days...

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Asheville Humane Society Receives Prestigious Certification for Volunteer Program

After working with Best Friends Animal Society for over a year, Asheville Humane Society is proud to announce that we are certified by Points of Light as a Service Enterprise. A Service Enterprise is an organization that...

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