On Tuesday, April 23, staff from Papa John's Pizza and Slice, their mascot, visited Asheville Humane Society to deliver 10,000 free pizza coupons. After participating in this year's Dine To Be Kind fundraiser, Papa John's wanted to do more to help the pets and people of our community. In addition to the 10,000 coupons for AHS adopters and supporters, Papa John's will be including AHS in their advertising, including pizza boxes and billboards, to help boost adoptions.

"We are very...

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Asheville Humane Society was asked by Maddie’s Fund to participate in a nationwide study on the benefit of fieldtrip programs for shelter dogs! We eagerly accepted this opportunity and got to work on revamping our Urban Tails Program!

The Urban Tails program was created in order to help reduce kennel stress and provide dogs with enrichment and increased visibility. Trained volunteers take shelter dogs on walks, hikes, or to their homes or businesses to give them a...

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Dine To Be Kind wouldn't be possible without the help of our generous Restaurant Ambassadors. We are looking for enthusiastic and outgoing individuals with a passion for animal welfare in our community. In years' past almost one-third of the funds raised during this event are a direct result of amazing Restaurant Ambassadors!

Being an Ambassador is a great way to rally support for Buncombe County’s neediest animals and an even better...

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Would you like to help homeless animals through the power of social media? Spread the word about Dine To Be Kind on Facebook and/or Instagram! By telling your local friends about this event, you can help AHS raise more money for the animals of our community! (You do NOT need to be a current AHS volunteer to participate.)

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Dear Friends of Asheville Humane Society,

My career began in August of 1983 at a small college-prep boarding school in northern Indiana, just outside of Chicago. Thirty-two years and five jobs in four different fields later, I became the executive director of Asheville Humane Society. At the end of this week, I will leave Asheville to return to the Midwest to be closer to my aging parents. I will become president of The Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago, a 120-year-old animal welfare...

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