Missing dog found in Danville reunited with owner from New Jersey
DANVILLE, Va. – A missing dog is reunited with her owner after wandering hundreds of miles away from home. Cookie the shih tzu made her way from New Jersey to the Danville Area Humane Society. Volunteers discovered Cookie’s identity thanks to her microchip and soon reunited the dog with her owner. Humane Society Executive Director Paulette Dean said the dog had been missing for over a year, according to her owner. "My final words to the dog were, ‘I wish you could talk to us to tell us where you’ve been.’”
Reward offered in animal abuse cases: Dog thrown out of car, cats abandoned in Danville
DANVILLE, Va. A local animal shelter is offering rewards in two separate cases of animal abuse in three days. A $1,000 reward is being offered for a dog brought to the Danville Area Humane Society on Monday. The person who brought it in said they saw it get thrown out of a car. On Saturday, eight cats, including four kittens, were brought in after they were found in a closed tote outside a restaurant in Danville. A $1,000 reward is also being offered and PETA is offering an additional $5,000.
Bird talks and dances his way into rescues heart and history
Buddy, the cockatoo was once a rescue, but now is a permanent resident at the Danville Area Humane Society. When you come in, he'll say, hello, and if you don't answer he'll say, hello, Dean said a little louder. Posted by Danville Area Humane Society on Thursday, April 23, 2020They all know buddy. His official owner is shelter manager April Hogan, whos been with Danville Area Humane Society for 26 years. This is the Danville Area Humane Societys 40th year caring for animals, and Buddy certainly has helped bring awareness about the centers mission.