At 17, She Was Abandoned. YOU Helped Us Rescue Her.

It’s heartbreaking seeing a senior animal abandoned at a shelter. They are confused. Depressed. Dejected. That’s what happened to Duchess. At 17 years old, this little Dachshund was left at a rural county shelter by her family. Every day, Duchess waited hopefully for her family to return. And every night, she went to sleep brokenhearted. …

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Be ‘Pet Prepared’ for Disaster with These Tips

Every year, hundreds of pet families are affected by flooding, tornadoes and other natural disasters that are prone to our region. Although many of these families have detailed emergency preparedness plans in place in the event of a natural disaster, often times these plans do not include specifics for pets. Unfortunately, the significant risks disasters …

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KHS Receives The Right Horse Grant for Transport Program

Grant will support the creation of a national equine transport program The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) has won a $150,000 grant from The Right Horse Initiative to create a national equine relocation program. KHS was one of four finalists competing for The Right Idea Grant Challenge for the most innovative plan for boosting equine adoptions. …

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Seeing the World Differently

Seeing the World Differently Meet Stevie and Ray! These five-week-old cuties came to the Kentucky Humane Society on Monday with their mom and two other siblings. You may notice that Stevie and Ray have a unique look to them. Well, that’s because these fluffy little ones both have underdeveloped eyes and are completely blind! Despite …

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KHS Launches New Core Values

In March we launched our new core values, and we are excited to share them! Read more. Letter from Lori Dear Friends, In March, the Kentucky Humane Society team gathered at the University of Louisville Rauch Planetarium to celebrate the lifesaving achievements of our staff. Every day, our compassionate team saves and improves lives. From …

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Be ‘Pet Prepared’ for Flooding and Other Disasters

With all the recent rain, some Kentuckians are facing flooding. Are you “pet prepared”? Check out these safety tips. LOUISVILLE KY – The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) is encouraging pet parents to fully consider their pets in their emergency planning. The Louisville-based animal welfare agency is a Hill’s Disaster Relief Network Partner, a program that …

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Holiday Safety Tips

The holiday season starts on Thursday, and whether you are having family over for Thanksgiving dinner or taking your dog to the family Hanukkah celebration, it is important to keep a few safety tips in mind to keep your pet safe during family time. Don’t feed your dog table scraps, especially the turkey bones. They …

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Keep Your Pet Happy in Inclement Weather By Shelby Schulz, Pet Help Line Coordinator When the weather outside is frightful, our pets are still ready to play! Physical exercise and mental stimulation are just as important in the winter months but can be tougher when outside activities are limited. However, you can keep your pet …

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