Clarabelle Update 6/18/24 Clarabelle arrived at KHS with her ten puppies after being rescued from the side of a highway. She was extremely malnourished and in desperate need of tender loving care so that she could care for her babies. Despite being closed at the time, our East Campus team jumped into action and gave


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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Seven Sick Siblings in Need of Urgent Care

Updated 3/19/24 This week, we took in seven adorable, but very sick German Shepherd puppies: Ari, Arden, Finley, Rowan, Blythe, Hayden and Lennox. These tiny eight-week-old puppies, weighing about three pounds each, tested positive for Coccidia, a life-threatening intestinal infection that causes extreme lethargy, diarrhea and the inability to eat or drink. As soon as they arrived

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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


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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