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Puppy Kisses & Kitten Purrs to All Who Came to Waggin’ Tail at the Waterfront!

We are thrilled to report that Waggin’ Tail at the Waterfront was a howling success! Over 1,500 dogs and their families came out to Louisville’s favorite dog-friendly family festival on Sunday – and helped raise over $100,000 for the animals at the Kentucky Humane Society! We are so grateful and thrilled for our community’s support …

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Patti Swope to Match Donations to KHS in Honor of Coach Crum

Help us earn $10,000 in matching funds when you donate today Our community lost an icon when Coach Denny Crum passed away on May 9. His basketball record is legendary, and he is beloved by University of Louisville Cardinal fans. What many may not know is that the man our community considers a hero was …

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KHS Saves Tiny Puppies Covered in Hundreds of Ticks

Two 2-month-old retriever puppies came to the Kentucky Humane Society recently after they were found abandoned in a ditch. No one at the shelter could believe how many ticks were covering the pups’ young bodies – there were even bloated ticks nestled in between their tiny paws. Our vet team spent more than two hours painstakingly removing …

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Kentucky Humane Offers Pet Safety Tipsduring Thunder Over Louisville

Pets are often afraid of fireworks – resulting in many dogs and cats exhibiting fearful behavior, which can lead to more animals escaping or getting lost during celebrations. To help prepare pets for this year’s Thunder Over Louisville on Saturday, April 17, the Kentucky Humane Society has a number of tips for owners: For more …

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Help us Meet Our $29,000 Match in Ethan’s Honor by Midnight!

Today is EthanAlmighty’s second rescue anniversary and the final day to meet our $29,000 match in his honor from the Frazier-Joy Family Foundation. To help us celebrate Ethan and his many accomplishments over the past two years, please donate by midnight tonight so that we can help every animal like Ethan who comes to our …

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HELP US MEET OUR $29K MATCH TO HELP ANIMALS LIKE KICKSTAND

We are one third of the way toward reaching our $29,000 match in recognition of EthanAlmighty Shelter Animal Awareness Month! Please help us reach our goal by midnight on Sunday so we can continue to be here for animals like Kickstand. This one-year-old pup came to the Kentucky Humane Society yesterday from an overcrowded rural …

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Surprise Match! Donate in Honor of EthanAlmighty Shelter Animal Awareness Month

Yesterday morning, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear issued an acclamation at the State Capitol that January is EthanAlmighty Shelter Animal Awareness Month. The acclamation is in recognition of Ethan’s 2022 Hero Dog Award and the attention he’s brought to shelter animals. The goal is to inspire peole to support and adopt from local animal shelters. Our longtime supporters …

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NEW MEDICAL ARRIVAL: Magic has arrived at KHS!

NEW MEDICAL ARRIVAL: Magic has arrived at KHS! If you have not seen Magic’s story yet from our good friends and rescue partners at Louisville Metro Animal Services, this sweet German Shepherd arrived at LMAS after suffering from a gunshot wound to his head. The poor pup’s jaw was broken when the bullet entered above …

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