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Pets Strut Their Stuff At Second Annual Parade, Show -- Sunday August 17th, 2014
Almost Home animals participated in the Every Pet is Perfect Parade & Show at Sweet Briar College on Sunday…See related news article. Click here to view!
Instructions for Donating Kuranda Products to Almost Home/Nelson County SPCA -- Monday August 11th, 2014
Step by step instructions on how you can donate Kuranda Products to Almost Home. Click here to view!
Leave No Dog Behind - Help Reunite Our Canine Military Heroes with Their Handlers -- Saturday July 26th, 2014
Help provide our canine warriors with medical care they so desperately need after years selflessly serving our country. Your donation to the American Humane Association helps reunite military working dogs with their handlers! Click here to find out how you can help!
How NOT to Hold a Leash, Unless You Want to Land in the ER -- Tuesday July 22nd, 2014
Article including a video on how to hold your dog on a leash to avoid injury. Click here to view!
It Takes A Village to Save a Kitten: The Story of Irish -- Sunday July 13th, 2014
Heart warming story of how a little injured kitten was saved by our Almost Home staff. Click here to view!
Humane Society / SPCA of Nelson County - Summer 2014 News Letter -- Friday July 4th, 2014
Click here to see Newsletter
Trading With Your Dog to Combat Resource Guarding -- Tuesday June 10th, 2014
Whole Dog Journal article on dog resource guarding and how to work with your dog. Click here to view!
Why We Need Your Support -- Monday June 9th, 2014
See visually why it's so important that the Humane Society/SPCA of Nelson County receives your support. Did you know we get 0% funding from Nelson County, taxes, ASPCA or HSUS but rely mainly on donations and sales at our Thrift Shop. This pie chart shows you visually the breakdown of Income and Expenses during 2013....Click here to see article
6 Dog Behavior Myths Debunked -- Monday June 2nd, 2014
Interesting article regarding dog behavior and warning signs. Click here to view!
Trials Promising for Curing Puppies' Parvo -- Monday June 2nd, 2014
Article regarding the potential cure for puppy parvo. Click here to see article
Video of a Rescued Bait Dog -- Friday May 23rd, 2014
Heart wrench story about a bait dog saved!!!...Click here!
20 Most Important Facts Dog Lovers Must Never Forget -- Monday April 28th, 2014
The last one may bring you to tears… Click here to view!
Almost Home adoption center celebrates 10 years and 10,000 saved -- Thursday April 24th, 2014
Nelson County Times article on Almost Home’s 10th Anniversary Click here to view!
Donate to Humane Society-SPCA of Nelson County AT NO COST TO YOU While Shopping at Smile.Amazon.com -- Tuesday April 15th, 2014
Did you know you can shop on line at http://Smile.Amazon.com and at no cost to you donate to Almost Home. We'll show you how to set up your account in just three easy steps so that every time you shop at Amazon, you can be donating to our shelter. Click here and we’ll show you how!
For All of You who give your Time for All of Those Who Need You Most… -- Monday April 14th, 2014
Moving Story/Tale for all those who work to save homeless animals... Click here to view!
20 Most Important Facts Dog Lovers Must Never Forget -- Wednesday April 2nd, 2014
Dogs are so loyal that they love us no matter what we do. But if we want to provide the best life possible to these wonderful animals, we have to remember they have complex thoughts and feelings, too. Here are 20 that we must never forget. Click here to view!
How To Bathe Your Cat Video -- Sunday March 30th, 2014
Strangely Informative “How to Bathe Your Cat” Video Click here!
5 Household Items That Are Poisonous to Pets -- Saturday March 29th, 2014
Read about 5 household items that are dangerous to your pets… Click here to view article!
Adopted Puppy Rescues Family from Gas Leak -- Tuesday March 25th, 2014
Another reason to adopt from the Humane Society!!!...Click here!
What Happens When the Dog Stays Home Along? Video -- Sunday March 23rd, 2014
This video is too funny!!!...Click here!
Send A Rescue Person -- Friday March 21st, 2014
Moving poem written by Arlene Pace. Click here to view!
Nelson County Shelter Seeks Homes for Special Needs Cats -- Tuesday March 18th, 2014
Almost Home featured on NBC 29 TV Station… Click here to view!
Black Lab and the Elephant -- Monday March 17th, 2014
Check out this youtube video about the friendship between a black lab and an elephant...Click here!
5 Ways To Keep Foster Environments Squeaky Clean and Infection-Free! -- Thursday March 13th, 2014
Great article for fosters. Click here to view article!