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Coming Soon! New Dog Kennels

Coming Soon! New Dog Kennels
September 11th, 2020

After 10+ years and thousands of dogs, our floors and kennels have all seen better days...

Modern Subaru & ASPCA October Adoption Event

Modern Subaru & ASPCA October Adoption Event
September 11th, 2020

If you’ve been thinking about a four-legged hiking partner or a furry running buddy, then don’t miss the “Outward Hounds” virtual adoption event October 16-18...

Arko Dog Park Update

Arko Dog Park Update
September 11th, 2020

In light of Governor Cooper's Phase 2...

Vote For Your Favorite Non-Profit With Stick Boy

Vote For Your Favorite Non-Profit With Stick Boy
September 11th, 2020

Eating delicious Stick Boy goodies while supporting Watauga Humane Society? Yes, please...

Barn Cats Available for Adoption!

Barn Cats Available for Adoption!
August 12th, 2020

Through our Barn Cat program we help place feral and semi-feral cats, or cats that are not consistent with using the litterbox, on to properties seeking a natural alternative to pest control*...

Bare Bones Boutique HUGE August Sale

Bare Bones Boutique HUGE August Sale
August 12th, 2020

Because we have received so many generous donations since reopening in June, our shop is full...

SNIPS News

SNIPS News
August 12th, 2020

The SNIPS mask force continues to sew face masks to help our community and to raise funds for SNIPS...

WHS Annual Membership Meeting

WHS Annual Membership Meeting
August 12th, 2020

This year’s annual membership meeting will look much different than in past years...

WHS August News

WHS August News
August 12th, 2020

As we make it through the summer, we wanted to let you know what's been going on here at WHS...

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...