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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!

Rescued & Retrained Pit Bull Saves Iraq Veteran's Life Video -- Saturday February 8th, 2014

Check out this youtube video about a Pit Bull that saves an Iraq Vet's life...Click here!

How to Find A Lost Dog -- Monday January 20th, 2014

Interesting article on how to find a lost dog. Click here to view

Dog Adoption Bible -- Wednesday January 15th, 2014

"Dog Adoption Bible - Before, During and After Rescuing A Dog" Click here!

Help for Itchy Pets -- Sunday December 22nd, 2013

An article about the causes of pet allergies and how to treat them. Click here to view article!

Dogs Last Will and Testament -- Sunday December 22nd, 2013

Before humans die, they write their last will and testament, give their home and all they have to those they leave behind. If, with my paws, I could do the same, this is what I'd ask...a moving dogs eye view of the best "Last Will and Testament" a dog could write if able to…. Click here to see article

Where Are The Pfeifer Dogs Now? -- Sunday December 22nd, 2013

Written by Flower vanKan... Click here to view

Humane Society/SPCA of Nelson County Awarded $10,000 Grant - Press Release -- Sunday December 22nd, 2013

Written by Bette Grahame... Click here to view

Story of 3-Legged Dog Lands $10K Grant for Nelson SPCA -- Sunday December 22nd, 2013

Read the story behind Almost Home's $10K Grant Click here!

Newsplex Report on Petco $10,00 Award to Nelson County SPCA -- Sunday December 22nd, 2013

View the Newsplex Video at Petco Click here!

Children's Books Make Great Christmas Gifts -- Monday November 11th, 2013

The Animal Welfare Institute has some great children's books for sale on line which would make GREAT Christmas Books for children. Check out the following books which our Almost Home President Bette Graham recommends: A. "Pablo Puppy's Search For The Perfect Person" - a story about a puppy and an older dog living in a shelter which educates children about the value of humane treatment towards animals. Price $4 B. "The Boy Who Loved All Living Things" - teaches young children that animals should be treated with compassion. C. "Kamie Cat's Terrible Night" - about the misadventures of a cat who gets lost and yearns to be home. Their website is:
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