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Injured Dog Needs Your Help

Charlotte Needs You On Wednesday afternoon, a dog arrived at the Kentucky Humane Society in critical condition. This poor pup, who we’ve been calling Charlotte, appears to have had her back right leg stuck in something, causing her leg to lose blood flow and turn gangrenous. Charlotte’s leg tissue was rotting, infected and infested with maggots. Without immediate […]

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Pet Food Bank

PET FOOD BANK ALERT! We’re hosting a Pet Food Bank THIS WEDNESDAY (7/10) at 1 p.m. in the gravel lot next to our Sam Swope Pet TLC (241 Steedly Drive). Thanks to our fur-iends at Hill’s Pet Nutrition, we have limited supplies of cat AND dog food available. The Pet Food Bank is open until

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Keep Pets Safe During Fourth of July Celebrations

Many people enjoy fireworks over the Fourth of July holiday, but fireworks can be terrifying for pets—causing many animals to escape their homes or yards and become lost. Animal shelters across the country often report an increase in strays following the holiday. Kentucky Humane Society offers pet owners the below guidelines to help keep their pets safe

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Dog Was Victim of Gunshot, She Needs Your Help

When Celia arrived at the Kentucky Humane Society, we noticed she wasn’t putting any weight on her front right leg. Worried, our veterinary team immediately took her in for x-rays. What we saw broke our hearts. We discovered that not only was Celia’s leg severely broken but it was also littered with shrapnel. This leads us to

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Tatum’s Road to Recovery

Little Tatum came to KHS with horrific injuries after being hit by a car. His tail was completely degloved, leaving raw tissue exposed and vulnerable to deadly infections. Without immediate treatment, his short two-year-old life would be at stake. Our vet team performed an emergency tail amputation surgery, but fear Tatum may be suffering from further injuries. They will take

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CAROL UPDATE!

We have an exciting update to share about our sweet puppy Carol, who recently underwent surgery to amputate her injured front elbow. After receiving plenty of love and snuggles and getting some much-deserved rest under the nurturing care of our veterinary team, Carol has made an incredible comeback. She doesn’t even seem to realize she’s

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Barlow’s Road to Recovery

Barlow, a three-year-old Standard Poodle, recently arrived at the Kentucky Humane Society in a heartbreaking condition. This sweet boy was severely matted from head to toe, causing him immense pain. Matting can also lead to serious health issues, especially for breeds like Barlow’s that need regular grooming. Our incredible vet team quickly stepped in, gently

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Abused Dog Clings to Life – Your Help is Critical

Sweet n’ Low was found abandoned in an alley, extremely pregnant and suffering with a difficult labor. The one-year-old Pocket Pittie was rushed to KHS’ Sam Swope Pet Treatment and Lifesaving Center where 11 staff members were waiting for her arrival to perform an after-hours emergency C-section. Sweet n’ Low survived the surgery but, unfortunately,

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