Valley River Humane Society depends upon the contributions of animal lovers to save the lives of many animals. Any donation is greatly appreciated and every little bit helps!
If you would like to help our cause, please click on the donation button below to donate to the Valley River Humane Society.
Remember, the VRHS is a non-profit organization under section 501(C) (3) so that your DONATIONS can be tax-deductible.
Should you prefer to donate by mail, please send your donation to: Valley River Humane Society, PO Box 658, Murphy, NC 28906
Our dogs and cats love to sleep on Kuranda beds, but we don’t have enough for everyone. If you would like to donate a bed at a special wholesale price for a another dog or cat to sleep in comfort, please Donate a Kuranda bed.
Valley River Humane Society also accepts other forms of donations including, but not limited to:
- Dog / Puppy Food
- Cat / Kitten Food
- Cat Litter (scoopable & clay litter)
- Towels and Hand Towels
- Dog Crates & Carriers
- Laundry Detergent / Bleach
Current VRHS Sponsorship Opportunities
Have you ever wondered where all the dogs go that we take in at the shelter? Yes, we have adoption events but on any given day, any given week, our shelter is at FULL capacity! We currently have contracts with Clay, Graham and Cherokee county! That is one huge area! Thanks to our shelter manager, Kirsty Waller, there are no-kill partner rescues in Connecticut, Georgia, New Jersey, and New York that will take some of our dogs and puppies for adoption in their facility. These facilities will accept senior dogs, medical cases and timid/shy dogs and have the resources to find them the forever homes they so deserve. The transports to these locations have been named “Freedom Rides” by Kirsty and how appropriate! Thanks to these rescues, we are able to find homes for dogs that would not be adopted here and our shelter would have to shut its doors to new dogs. Last year we transported 969 animals. 2020 to date we have transported 360 animals! To keep our dogs comfortable on these rides we would like to purchase new one-piece roto-molded kennels. These kennels are tough as they are made out of UV stabilized polyethylene and there are