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Neglected Bonded Pair Need Loving Home

In early January, the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) was contacted by Spencer County Animal Care & Control (SCACC) and asked to help with a rescue of more than 100 dogs from a single property. SCACC invited KHS to assist after relatives of the dogs’ owner, who recently passed away, voluntarily surrendered them to SCACC. The …

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KHS Mobilizes to Help Shelters in Tornado Impacted Communities

We want our supporters to know how the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) is mobilizing to help animal shelters in Mayfield, Kentucky and in other tornado-impacted areas. This is a constantly evolving situation, and we will continue to share information as we have it. For the latest updates, follow KHS on Facebook or Twitter. Here’s what …

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Adoption Procedures for Puppies Rescued from Large-Scale Breeding Operation

Because of the tremendous public interest in these dogs and because of the cruel circumstances from which they were rescued, KHS will have a special adoption process for these dogs. We ask for the public’s patience as we work through this. We will not be responding to calls, emails or Facebook messages about these dogs …

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KHS Takes in 15 Dogs Rescued from Cruelty and Neglect

On Tuesday, November 16, the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) took in 15 puppies and dogs rescued from cruelty and neglect, after authorities in Iowa and Arkansas shut down a large-scale breeding operation and a failed animal shelter. Watch the news story on WHAS11. The animals were transported from Animal Rescue Corps’ (ARC) Rescue Operation Shelter in Lebanon, TN, …

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Puppy with “FOUND HELP ME” Sign Dumped at KHS

UPDATE 9/24/21 pm: REST IN PEACE, LIAM: We are devastated to share with you that Liam has passed away. The emergency hospital contacted our veterinary team to say that Liam had coded. They began lifesaving measures, but he was not responding. The veterinarian believed that Liam was suffering, and that humane euthanasia was the most …

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KHS Takes in 60+ Shelter Animals from Hurricane Ida

Animals at Kentucky Humane Society will make room for pets displaced after the storm LOUISVILLE KY – around 10 p.m. Wednesday, September 8, the Kentucky Humane Society received over 60 shelter animals from Louisiana communities ravaged by Hurricane Ida. Approximately 30 dogs and 30 cats will be housed temporarily at KHS’ Sam Swope Pet Retreat …

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