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Hot Weather Safety Tips

Hot Weather Safety Tips
June 30th, 2020

We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger...

4th of July: Keeping Your Pet Safe!

4th of July: Keeping Your Pet Safe!
June 30th, 2020

For many people, nothing beats lounging in the backyard on the Fourth of July with good friends and family—including furry friends...

COVID-19 Update 6/15/20

COVID-19 Update 6/15/20
June 15th, 2020

Watauga Humane Society Begins Phased Reopening...

Shelter Update

Shelter Update
June 8th, 2020

As North Carolina eases into Phase 2 of reopening, many of you are anxious to know when we will be opening our doors again...

Stray Animals & COVID-19 Restrictions

Stray Animals & COVID-19 Restrictions
June 8th, 2020

What should you do if you have found a stray animal while COVID-19 restrictions are in place?...

SNIPS Update

SNIPS Update
June 8th, 2020

We have all had to sacrifice things we love during the COVID crisis, but the SNIPS annual plant sale is not one of them...

Arko Dog Park Reopening!

Arko Dog Park Reopening!
May 30th, 2020

The closure of Arko Dog Park was not an easy decision and we want to thank you for your understanding and patience as we navigate these new and uncertain times...

A Message from our Shelter Director

A Message from our Shelter Director
April 13th, 2020

Dear Friends,...

Thank You for Your Support!

Thank You for Your Support!
April 13th, 2020

We have a wonderful community of volunteers and supporters who wonder how they can help now that everyone is staying home...

Board Changes

Board Changes
April 13th, 2020

It is with both sadness and gratitude that we announce that after years of service, Alice Roess has resigned from her position as President of the Watauga Humane Society...

4/9/20 COVID-19 Update

4/9/20 COVID-19 Update
April 9th, 2020

Watauga Humane Society COVID-19 Update...

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates
March 16th, 2020

Dear Friends of Watauga Humane Society,...

Thank You Animal Hospital of Boone!

Thank You Animal Hospital of Boone!
March 13th, 2020

For several years Animal Hospital of Boone has been providing extensive medical care for WHS animals in need, AND provides spay/neuter opportunities to the public through the WHS SNIPS program...

Events Update

Events Update
March 13th, 2020

With concerns rising around COVID-19, we have been carefully evaluating our next steps...

SNIPS Annual Update

February 7th, 2020

SNIPS (Spay Neuter is a Positive Solution) had a very busy and productive 2019. 667 spay and neuter surgeries were funded in Watauga and Ashe Counties.

These surgeries were made possible...

WHS Wins Rotary Chili Challenge

February 7th, 2020

Watauga Humane Society, along with chili from Bistro Roca, beat out all other chilis at this year's Winterfest Rotary Chili Challenge. Monetary "votes" in the amount of $904.00 and a $100.00...

2019 for WHS

January 10th, 2020

2019 was a great year for Watauga Humane Society. A total of 1300 Animals were adopted and 378  pets were returned to their owners.

None of the wonderful work we do could be done...