The first time Bear saw his foster dad remove his belt, he ran screaming from the room, terrified. The four-pound Pomeranian cowered and trembled under a bed and would not come out for hours.
It was just one of many indications that this little dog had witnessed terrible abuse in his last home – and had been a victim of domestic violence himself.
The Tim Faulkner Art Gallery is inviting artists of all media to submit artwork for “Paws over Portland,” an animal-themed art show benefiting the dogs, cats and horses at the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS).
Need a break at work? Want to reward your hardworking employees or coworkers for their efforts? Donate to the Kentucky Humane Society and have an adoptable pet visit your workplace Sept. 15.
Share your pet's photos on social media and help KHS win money from Bayer Animal Health!
August 8, 2016: Every day at the Kentucky Humane Society, we celebrate the amazing people in our community who choose to adopt, to spay or neuter their pets, and who advocate for those who can’t speak for themselves.
But sometimes we see the ugly side of humanity. Animals who are abused, abandoned or neglected.
UPDATE: The $4 Adoption Special is extended to July 4th at Kentucky Humane Society adoptions at 8 Feeders Supply stores. See our Feeders Supply locations
This morning a KHS employee found 6 one-week old kittens abandoned outside our doors. They were left in an ice cream tub without their mother. We don’t know how long they were there.
Mark Early was driving home after a late evening working at Bluegrass Motor Sports on June 1 when he spotted a motionless lump in the middle of the street. From the light of his vehicle’s headlights, he recognized the furry body: it was a mother cat who had just taken up residence in his garage.