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Walk Dogs - Cuddle Puppies!

Transport night is an opportunity for the community to show up for our shelter dogs

before their big journey North.

Adult dogs need to be walked and puppies need cuddling while we clean and prepare the van.

All ages welcome, no sign up needed--just show up to Smoky Park and give the love! 

TRANSPORT THURSDAY January 26th 6-7pm

We will have 2 vans of pups and adults heading to NY

TRANSPORT THURSDAY  Feb. 2nd 6-7pm to NY--puppies/cats 

Smoky Park Supper Club: 350 Riverside Dr. Asheville, NC 

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Care for our animals in transition

We are always in need of short-term fosters to hold tight to our shelter pups while they await their transport date. This allows our county shelters to assist more animals in need, while also teaching our pups valuable lessons--like what to do when bored, or where to get the best water in the world!

This is a much-needed volunteer opportunity, so please reach out if you're able to help. 

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Help us get animals to safety

If you're interested in driving one of our transports North, or accompanying one of our drivers please give us a call. If we aim to grow this program, we're going to need more drivers to step up and help us with these amazing rescue journeys. If you're not able to do overnight drives, we have plenty of opportunities for short-term transports from shelter to shelter. We work closely with rural shelters in Kentucky and West Virginia and regularly need drivers to meet them at half-way points to bring us injured/vulnerable dogs. 

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Transport Prep and Breakdown

We're in need of an individual or 2 person team to help us prep Big Honey for transport as well as do breakdown/cleaning when she returns. It's easy to do and takes about 2-3 hours. If we're aiming to help more dogs and increase our transports, we would love to have help on this front. Big Honey currently resides in Fairview, NC. 

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Provide items on our Wish List



  • Large Pee Pads

  • Used bath-sized Towels

  • Gas Cards for our transport runs

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