Pawliday Auction & Raffle
From November 26, 2022 - December 8, 2022 All Day
It's Pawliday Auction & Raffle time!
The Auction & Raffle opens Saturday, November 26, and closes at 8pm Thursday, December 8, 2022
The Kentucky Humane Society’s annual Pawliday Raffle & Auction has the purrrfect gifts for everyone on your list this season and offers you a chance to win $1,000 – all while helping the animals!
For just $10 a chance, you could win $1,000 and help the animals at KHS! The raffle drawing with take place Friday, December 9, 2022, at 1pm at our East Campus and will be broadcast live on Facebook. Our Pawliday Raffle is generously sponsored by Lifetime Wealth Strategies.
Bid for a chance to win your favorite silent auction items, including a Lunch Date with Hero Dog Ethan, tickets to "The Nutcracker," boarding and grooming for your furry family member, beautiful Christmas ornaments and much more.
We are unable to ship items. Auction pick up is 11am-4pm Friday, Dec. 9 and 11am-2pm Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, at the KHS East Campus, 1000 Lyndon Lane Suite B, Louisville KY 40222.
Willow Hope Farm Holiday Tours
From November 29, 2022 - January 7, 2023 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join us for the Willow Hope Farm Holiday Experience! For a $150 donation, enjoy a holiday-themed, behind-the-scenes interactive tour at the Kentucky Humane Society's equine barn, Willow Hope Farm, located in Simpsonville, KY. You'll learn more about our rescue mission and meet the horses in our care. Plus, end your tour with a photo of one of our rescue horses dressed in holiday attire.
Tours are limited to six people. Tours are available Tuesday through Saturday between 11 am – 2 pm from November 29 through January 7 (No tours December 23-26 and December 31-January 1)
To schedule your tour, contact Katie Murphy, Equine Outreach Manager, at [email protected] or 502-272-1068.
Puppy Social, puppies 8-15 weeks
From December 3, 2022 10:00 am - 10:45 am
3 weeks Saturdays, 10:00 - 10:45 am $75 +tax This playgroup for puppies 8-15 weeks focuses on socialization, learning to make friends, and confidence building to help your puppy grow into a well-adjusted adult.
Teenage Puppy Social, puppies 4-6 months
From December 3, 2022 11:00 am - 11:45 am
3 weeks Saturdays, 11:00 am - 11:45 am $75 +tax Socialization in our puppy's early adolescence can be hard to come by. Join us for our teenage puppy playgroup to help your pup stay socially savvy. *Puppies must be 6 months or under for all three weeks of class.
Picture Your Pets with Santa
From December 3, 2022 - December 4, 2022 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Santa Claus and his helpers are again taking time out of their busy schedules to help local homeless animals. The annual Picture Your Pets with Santa returns to select Feeders Pet Supply stores for one weekend only – Saturday and Sunday, December 3-4, from 12-4 p.m.
Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) volunteers will be at the Preston and Middletown Feeders Pet Supply stores, with proceeds from these two locations benefiting KHS.
The first weekend in December, families can get holiday portraits and help local homeless animals at the same time. For a donation of $25 or more, families will take home a flash drive with their holiday photos that day. Due to increased costs, the nonprofit organizations are not printing photos or photo gifts like they have in the past. Instead, families can use the flash drives to order photos and gifts of their choice from their favorite local or online vendors.
Holiday Paint Your Pet Benefitting KHS!
From December 4, 2022 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Have you always wanted to paint the perfect picture of your beloved fur baby while drinking delicious craft beer? Now is your opportunity! Additionally this could make the perfect early Christmas gift for family, friends, or yourself!
You will be able to paint your pet in 1 of 2 styles:
Style 1: Traditional
Style 2: Pop art (think Andy Warhol)
Tickets are $45/person and are required to attend this event. Please arrive on time and note that photos of your pet must be submitted to the instructor prior to the event!
Additionally, $25 of your ticket will be donated to KHS.
Please submit a photo of your pet via email to our instructor, Zach, at [email protected] BEFORE Saturday, December 3rd. Please include your full name and 3-5 high-quality photographs of your pet. Please also include "KHS" in the subject line.
Only 1 pet can be sketched on your canvas. This will result in the best finished painting along with making sure you finish on time.
On the day of the class, you will receive a canvas with a sketch/outline of your pet (used from the photo you send to the instructor), a set of acrylic paints, and all other brushes and materials to be utilized on-site. Only one pet can be included per ticket/canvas.
Tickets will go fast, so get yours now!!
Walk This Way, dogs 4 months and older
From December 5, 2022 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
3 week leash walking workshop Mondays, 7:15 - 8:15 pm $75 +tax Improve your dog's leash manners and get more enjoyment out of your walks! This three week class is all about loose leash walking.
Pearls & Puptails at Royal Jewelers
From December 15, 2022 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Pearls and Puptails Howl-iday Shopping Event
December 15, 2022 from 4:30-8pm
Royal Jewelers, 4505 Shelbyville Rd #101, Louisville, KY 40207
Proceeds to benefit Kentucky Humane Society
Spend your holiday shopping in style and give back to your community at Royal Jewelers Annual Pearls and Puptails Howl-iday Event on December 15 from 4:30-8 pm. A portion of sales proceeds will be donated to the Kentucky Humane Society.
We’ll have adoptable dogs on-site along with specialty cocktails from Tito’s Vodka, wine, champagne and munchies.
Browse gifts in all price ranges, visit with adoptable dogs and puppies, and participate in an exclusive holiday make-up lesson during the event. Plus, guests who bring in a much-needed item for the Kentucky Humane Society will be able to select an ornament from the Royal Discount Tree that could save them up to 70% of their entire purchase.
Be sure to enter our grand prize giveaway at the event or online at RoyalFineJewelers.com. We’ll draw one lucky winner on December 15, 2022, at 7:30pm to win a pair of earrings. You do not need to be present to win.
So grab a friend and join us at Louisville’s favorite family neighborhood jeweler. We’ll see you there!
Our Wish List
- Pet beds (clean, gently used)
- Heating pads (electric and microwavable) and SnuggleSafe Microwavable Bed Warmers
- Paper towel and toilet paper rolls (to make enrichment toys for pets)
- Dog and cat toys (new or gently used)
- Cat food (dry and canned)
- Paper food trays for cat feeding time. (Example here: http://tinyurl.com/ltheycg)
- Cat litter (clay, unscented)
- Uncovered plastic litter boxes
- Cat carriers
- Covered cat beds (cat caves/tents)
- Cat toys, including pipe cleaners, cat wands, feathers and paper bags
- Cat tunnels
- Cat nail clippers
- Scratching posts
- Kitten bottles/nipples and KMR (kitten milk replacer) formula
- Wild bird seed (for our bird feeder outside the cat colonies, which the cats love to watch!)
- Disposable litter boxes for training room activities
- Plastic rings from milk and juice jugs
- Icalm cats (an auditory program designed to soothe cats)
- Feliway spray, diffusers and refills
- Temporary metal fencing for both large dogs and puppy play pens
- Slip Leads
- Dog food (canned only)
- Dog toys (durable, non-plush), Nylabones and puzzle toys with stuffers such as peanut butter and Cheese Whiz
- Dog treats (soft only, please; no rawhides), including Vienna sausages, Natural Balance dog food rolls, meat-flavored baby food, canned chicken in water, canned tuna in water and canned squirt cheese
- Dog/Puppy gates for offices
- Small brown-paper lunch bags (used for enrichment)
- Leather Brothers 6’ Slip Leads
- 3-inchx 10-foot pvc pipe with 3-inch pvc end caps (used for enrichment)
- Muffin tins (used for enrichment)
- Icalm dogs (an auditory program used to calm dogs)
- Truegrid Pro Lite
- Clear Eyes Drop
- Shapley’s Original M-T-G
- EasyCare Easyboot
- Protege Riding Helmet
- Hoof Pick/brush
- Stall Snack Holder
- Plastic Buckets
- Snuggit Turnout
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- Laundry detergent
- Disinfectant (aerosol cans)
- Paper towels (multi-packs, if possible)
- Safety glasses (to protect us when working with chemicals and/or quarantined areas)
- Disposable non-skid shoe covers/booties (to protect us when working in quarantined areas; large or XL preferred)
- Mesh laundry bags
- Hand Soap