The National Humane
Education Society (NHES) and hundreds of friends and
supporters gathered to celebrate the Grand Opening of the First Phase of its
newest affiliate, The Briggs Animal Adoption Center (BAAC) located on Route 340,
approximately 4 miles south of Charles Town, West Virginia.
The BAAC is a privately funded animal adoption center that adheres to mandatory spaying and neutering before adoption to help
prevent the continued overpopulation of unwanted healthy companion animals. This
First Phase provides for hands-on-care and adoption services for a fluctuating
holding capacity of 45 to 60 dogs.
The primary goal of the BAAC is to adopt companion dogs into loving homes with compassionate persons who will fulfill lifelong
commitments to these deserving animals by accepting them as a member of their
family.(Photo #1 from left to right) Mrs. Margaret Hutchison, Founding NHES Treasurer, Mrs. Anna C. Briggs, NHES
Founder and Charles Waddell, Former Virginia State Senator.
(Photo #2 from let to right)"Jettie" and "Sundance" watching the arriving visitors;
"Wilbur" and his Mom;
and "Scottie" and family.