Post Tagged with: "pets"

Asheville entrepreneur JJ Apodoca of What's Your Mutt swabs Sammie's mouth for a DNA sample. /photo by Jason Sandford

Asheville entrepreneurs launch doggie DNA testing business, What’s Your Mutt

Genetic testing that can reveal some basic health and behavioral traits, which in turn can give dogs a voice, says JJ Apodaca.

by May 1, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville cat cafe pop-up shop opens Friday

Asheville cat cafe pop-up shop opens Friday

The two-day cat cafe pop-up, hosted by the Asheville Humane Society, opens at 10 a.m. Friday.

by August 2, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Pet Rescue, new Asheville animal welfare group, raising funds

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Mountain Pet Rescue, new Asheville animal welfare group, raising funds

A Weaverville woman well-known for playing Mrs. Claus at Craggy Mountain Line died recently, and more.

by December 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue to sell shelter, temporarily stop taking animals

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue to sell shelter, temporarily stop taking animals

The sale of the shelter will fund a new animal sanctuary that Brother Wolf plans to build in Leicester, the group’s executive director says.

by June 26, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Aloft Asheville picked as top pet-friendly hotel

Aloft Asheville picked as top pet-friendly hotel

Two years ago, the hotel launched a foster dog adoption program with Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue to foster dogs in need of a forever home.

by October 25, 2016 0 comments Asheville business
Suds the brew cat protects beer and buddies up at Hendersonville’s Sanctuary Brewing

Suds the brew cat protects beer and buddies up at Hendersonville’s Sanctuary Brewing

Suds was adopted from the Working Cats program at the Asheville Humane Society.

WIN PBR PET PACK at Feb. 27 benefit for Brother Wolf at The Mothlight in West Asheville

WIN PBR PET PACK at Feb. 27 benefit for Brother Wolf at The Mothlight in West Asheville

Wind a PBR dog collar, leash, dog bowl and tennis ball at the fundraiser.

by February 16, 2016 14 comments Asheville News, feature
Tracy Elliott named new executive director at Asheville Humane Society

Tracy Elliott named new executive director at Asheville Humane Society

Elliott will lead the 30-year-old Asheville nonprofit.

by June 12, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue launches major no-kill campaign in Asheville area

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue launches major no-kill campaign in Asheville area

Brother Wolf is planning to go door-to-door to educate residents about its no-kill philosophy and offer its resources.

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Asheville News, Asheville pets
A different kind of guest at Aloft Hotel in Asheville: adoptable dogs

A different kind of guest at Aloft Hotel in Asheville: adoptable dogs

Aloft has teamed with Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue to have adoptable dogs hang out in the hotel for guests to meet.

Patton Avenue Pet Co. to open second location in downtown Asheville

Patton Avenue Pet Co. to open second location in downtown Asheville

The new store will open this summer in the former Sims futon store location at 109 Patton Ave.

Dine to be Kind: Eat out in Asheville on Tuesday and benefit local pets

Dine to be Kind: Eat out in Asheville on Tuesday and benefit local pets

More than 40 local restaurants will donate $15 percent of food and drink sales to the Asheville Humane Society on Tuesday.

by March 3, 2014 0 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Pet of the Week: Ginger, sweet to all people she meets

Ashvegas Pet of the Week: Ginger, sweet to all people she meets

For the perfect home this month only, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue is waiving Ginger’s adoption fee and tossing in a year’s supply of dog food.

by January 27, 2014 0 comments Asheville pets
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue names new executive director for Asheville shelter

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue names new executive director for Asheville shelter

Brother Wolf also announces a plan to achieve status as a no-kill shelter, as well.

by December 18, 2013 2 comments Asheville News
UPDATED Ashvegas, LoLo partner to raise money for Brother Wolf in Asheville

UPDATED Ashvegas, LoLo partner to raise money for Brother Wolf in Asheville

LoLo, the new loyalty program created by Asheville entrepreneur Clark Harris, will give $2 to Brother Wolf every new LoLo sign up.

by December 3, 2013 2 comments Asheville benefits
Couple donates $22,000 to Brother Wolf, challenges community to donate $4,000 more

Couple donates $22,000 to Brother Wolf, challenges community to donate $4,000 more

The couple donated the money to help BWAR buy new commercial washers and dryers.

by June 19, 2013 2 comments Asheville News
Asheville Humane Society, Animal Compassion Network to merge

Asheville Humane Society, Animal Compassion Network to merge

The two animal welfare organizations are combining forces to survive and keep serving the public.

by May 1, 2013 9 comments Asheville News
Party tonight to benefit Animal Compassion Network

Party tonight to benefit Animal Compassion Network

Sponsored by the Asheville Affiliates. At Highland Brewing. Music by DJ Marley. ‘Nuff said.

by April 11, 2013 0 comments Asheville benefits
Ashvegas Pet of the Week: Meet Grady

Ashvegas Pet of the Week: Meet Grady

Grady, about 5 years old, is wary of strangers and a big jumper.

by April 3, 2013 0 comments Asheville pets
Homes for the holidays: Primrose

Homes for the holidays: Primrose

Primrose the flame-point Siamese is looking for a home for Christmas.

by December 10, 2012 1 comment Asheville pets
Ring in the new year with Brother Wolf’s ‘masquerade furball’

Ring in the new year with Brother Wolf’s ‘masquerade furball’

Proceeds will benefit homeless animals in and around Asheville.

by December 5, 2012 0 comments Asheville pets
Fix your pit bull or pit bull mix for free

Fix your pit bull or pit bull mix for free

Appointments are required, but this is a real deal.

by October 10, 2012 0 comments Asheville News, Asheville pets

Brother Wolf to hold grand opening of new retail store on June 16

Press release here: Brother Wolf Animal Rescue welcomes you to the Grand Opening of our Re-Tail Store on Saturday, June 16th from 12-4pm, located at 38 Glendale Avenue in Asheville off of Swannanoa River Road. Carrying a wide variety of products for pets and their people, every dollar spent at Re-Tail goes to support BWAR’s lifesaving programs. Across the street[Read More…]

by May 30, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

Empassioned plea from Ashvegas reader: Stray dog who lives in Country Club of North Asheville neighborhood should not be captured, put down

Here’s the note from loyal reader Caroline: Hi Jason, I was hoping you could draw some attention to this subject: I live in the Country Club of North Asheville neighborhood, I’ve been renting here for about 6 months. However, a longer resident of this neighborhood is a stray dog, of 7 years. “Barnaby”, “Black and Tan”, “Rascal”, “Wally”…he has a[Read More…]

by February 2, 2012 8 comments Asheville News

Patton Avenue Pet Company to hold grand opening event Saturday; free nail trims, food samples, more

Here’s the press release: Patton Avenue Pet Company is proud to announce our Grand Opening event, Saturday January 14th from noon until 4. Bring the furry kids and the human kids; all are welcome for a fun-filled afternoon. Featuring free nail trims, free behavioral consultations, free food samples, and free nutritional advice. Our dog park will be open, so your[Read More…]

by January 9, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

Patton Avenue Pet Company now open in West Asheville

The Patton Avenue Pet Company is now officially open for business in West Asheville, according to loyal reader Jenna, the store’s owner. Time to go check it out. And buy your pet a Christmas present! Hey Jason! Patton Avenue Pet Company is now officially open for business! Thanks!

by December 19, 2011 0 comments Asheville News