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Almost Home Plans for Shelter Facility Expansion -- Thursday October 9th, 2014

Nelson County Times Article regarding Almost Home Expansion… Click here to view!

Amazing Dog Rescue at Sea... -- Thursday October 2nd, 2014

Animal lovers and children will love this video of an amazing rescue at sea… Click here to view!

ANGELS: Lazarus -- Thursday September 18th, 2014

Lazarus, referenced in this article, was adopted from Almost Home and is a great ambassador for hounds in general. You must read this touching blog written by his owner… Click here to view!

10 Dangerous Human Foods for Pets -- Tuesday September 16th, 2014

Learn what human foods are dangerous for pets…Click here to view article!

Tulsa Man Develops Red Meat Allergy from Tick Bite -- Wednesday August 27th, 2014

Interesting article showing the importance of having your dogs and cats protected from ticks…Click here to view!

“Lone Star Tick Can Make You Allergic To Red Meat” -- Wednesday August 27th, 2014

Tech Times article showing the importance of having your dogs and cats protected from ticks …Click here to view!

This tick may make you allergic to red meat. How long will it last? -- Wednesday August 27th, 2014

Interesting article in Today Health showing the importance of having your dogs and cats protected from ticks …Click here to view!

5 Shelter Pet Myths Debunked -- Tuesday August 26th, 2014

Interesting article debunking myths about shelter animal adoptions…Click here to view!

10 Signs That Your Cat Is Trying To Tell You Something -- Thursday August 21st, 2014

Learn what your cat is trying to tell you… Click here to view!

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 -- 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!
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