Animal Mothers

Although mothers (the good, honorable, decent ones) should be honored every day for the wonderful service they provide to their children, and thus to society, they are especially celebrated in May on Mother’s...

Bruno

This little puppy was about five weeks old when he was abandoned at a dumpster. He is a pit/Lab mix. The little puppy featured in this month’s edition of Showcase was found curled up on a blanket at a dump...

Annabelle

This wonderful four-month-old girl is beautiful and very sweet. She was picked up as a stray in Pittsylvania County. The time between Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve is always a time of reflection for me....

Bright Spots of 2013

Can it really be December? This year has been a difficult one, so I am not really sorry that the end is in sight. As difficult as 2013 has been, we have had some very bright spots. We are very grateful for t...
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Wally

By: Paulette Dean, Executive Director, Danville Humane Society Last October, a seven pound, three month-old puppy came to the shelter as a stray.  He had been found wandering on South Main Street.  The she...
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Mothers

By: Paulette Dean, Executive Director, Danville Humane Society The month of May brings thoughts of Mother’s Day.  The very word “mother” brings to mind safety, warmth, care, and love.  There are bad ...
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Springtime Lessons

By: Paulette Dean, Executive Director, Danville Humane Society Virginia is such a beautiful state year-round, but it is prettiest to me in the spring and fall.  I love the blossoms, the green trees, the bus...
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Lions and Lambs

By: Paulette Dean, Executive Director, Danville Humane Society If March comes in like a lion, it goes out like a lamb.  If it comes in like a lamb, it goes out like a lion.  That’s how the saying goes fo...
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A Gift

By: Paulette Dean, Executive Director, Danville Humane Society In February, we think of ways to let people we love know that we love them.  Usually, for men that translates into buying chocolates and roses....
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Our 2012 Goals

By: Paulette Dean, Executive Director of the Danville Humane Society Many years ago, I gave up making New Year’s resolutions.  Instead, I choose a theme for the year.  Some years, the theme is a verse fr...