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Excessive Heat Can Put Pets at Risk – Safety Tips

Excessive heat can be dangerous not only for people, but for animals as well. The Kentucky Humane Society wants to remind pet parents that extreme heat can be very hazardous to pets. Every year, companion animals suffer and die when their owners leave them in a parked car while they run errands. Temperatures inside cars can …

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Tips for Getting the Purrfect Photo to Submit to the KHS Calendar Contest

As fellow animal lovers and pet owners, we know you love to show off your furry best friend. Now’s your chance to have them featured in the popular 2024 Kentucky Humane Society Pet Calendar! We’ve got some great tips to help you get the purrfect photo to submit to the contest. So there you have …

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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 Society in Eastern Kentucky Helping Shelters and Animals in Communities Recovering from 2022 Floods

KHS Providing Free Veterinary Care, Delivering Supplies, Volunteering at Impacted Shelters, Transporting Animals in Need of Urgent Medical Care The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) is on the ground in Eastern Kentucky through today, where it spent the past week supporting shelters, animals and communities impacted by the floods in 2022. Since Tuesday, KHS has made …

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Six Abandoned Puppies Arrive at KHS in Need of Urgent Care

Last week, six abandoned puppy siblings arrived at KHS in a plastic bucket after a Good Samaritan found them dangerously playing in the middle of the road. They were clearly malnourished, covered in fleas, and in desperate need of vet care. The poor, young pups were also suffering from tapeworms and tested positive for Coccidia. …

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Adoption Fees Waived for Adult Dogs Through Monday!

We are waiving adoption fees for adult dogs 1 year and older this Saturday, 2/18 through Monday, 2/20. The shelter is full of wonderful adult dogs right now, so visit our Main Campus or East Campus to meet one!  No appointment is necessary! View our adoptable dogs at kyhumane.org/adopt/dogs. All KHS dogs are spayed/neutered, micro-chipped, …

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