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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 -- Tuesday April 15th, 2014

Did you know you can shop on line at 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!

Restore Your Faith in Humanity - Animal Rescues 2014 -- Thursday March 6th, 2014

Check out this youtube video about amazing animal rescues. Restores your faith in humans...Click here!

Story of Rosie and Her Rescue by Gretchen of Almost Home -- Monday March 3rd, 2014

Heartwarming story of how little Rosie was rescued by Gretchen Price on Jan 14, 2014... she had been out in cold, rainy weather for days most likely. Click here to view!

Renee Campbell's "Snow Mageddon" -- Friday February 28th, 2014

A short story about one of our dedicated staff at Almost Home and her experience during our recent blizzard. She remained at the shelter during the storm to take care of our many animals. Job well done!!! Click here to view

Super Cat to the Rescue -- Monday February 17th, 2014

Got a small rodent problem? Super cat to the rescue. Free outdoor cats available. Click here!
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