How to help animal shelters, rescues and sanctuaries in Asheville, NC


Shelters, rescues + shrines are full of sweet babies like this. I Photo courtesy of Mountain Animal Pet Rescue.

More of you have written to us recently asking how you can best Support our animal shelter area + rescues, and today we bring you the scoop on how to help care for our homeless creatures of the region.

This photo will make you scream. I Photo courtesy of Appalachian Wildlife Refuge

  • This Candler-based organization provides care and treatment to injured and orphaned wild animals with the aim of giving them another chance to live in nature. Support his efforts by observing his wishlist of items. Send an email to the organization coordinate donations. You can also designate AWR as your charity when shopping on Amazon Smile.
  • In addition to the elements on his wish list, AHS needs the following items to take the best care of their homeless pets: canned dog + cat food, used or new bath towels, cat litter, treats for small dogs, peanut butter, cheese spray and any animal toys that can be easily disinfected (preferably no fabric toys). You can also support his Holiday conduct.
  • This28,000 square feet the Weaverville facility is the center of the ASPCA very first permanent installation dedicated to the rehabilitation of dogs victims of animal cruelty. BRC has a Amazon Charity List with items used to provide behavioral treatment to his dogs. Her most pressing need? Additional foster families who can provide temporary care for graduates before their adoption. Apply with a host family here.
  • From adoption to With its low cost mobile sterilization and sterilization clinic, Brother Wolf helps countless animals in the area. That’s why they always need: wet food for dogs and cats, Cat litter, Kongs, new or used blankets, towels + sheets and peanut butter without xylitol. You can consult his wish list for more items or make a monetary donation in line or at any time during opening hours, Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
These smiling wolfhounds give the best kisses.I Photo by the AVLtoday team
  • WNC’s only sanctuary for wolfdogs needs the following items for the winter: flake pine chips, wet + dry dog ​​food (Victor Canine Hero and Canned Pedigree), straw bales, play sand and rock salt for his driveway. See their wishlists here.
  • The articles of his Amazon Wish List are shipped directly to this host family animal rescue. For those who prefer to shop on their own, MPR accepts donations at Thrift Hound (234 New Leicester Hwy.), Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can also drop off your donations at its head office located at 7 Old Pisgah Highway, Candler, Monday to Friday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Have you ever seen an ass as stylish as Buddy? I Photo via Wild Heart Farm Sanctuary

This non-profit farm + sanctuary near Mars Hill was launched in the summer of 2019 and has now 60 farm animals rescued to his care. The farm accepts donations through Patreon, Venmo and PayPal, and also has a Amazon Wish List. Find your additional necessities here.


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