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Reopening Announcement!

  We are thrilled to share that our adoption center is re-opening to the public on Friday, October 8 to process adoptions in person at our shelter. Visit indyhumane.org/adopt for more details about our new + improved adoption process and to view all our available pets. Plus, for the month of October, all dogs & […]

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kindness club for kids

Are you a teacher, scout leader, or homeschooling parent? Does your kid have a heart for animals? We’ve compiled these downloadable resources to learn about caring for kittens, foster care, and animal welfare:     Funded by Orphan Kitten Club

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Haulstr’s Wood for Good

Fall is the season for snuggling around a fire with your family – furry and otherwise! We are excited to participate in Haulstr’s Wood for Good fundraiser 🍂 Wood for Good partners with a local firewood supplier to provide seasoned Indiana hardwood with contact-free delivery. For each order placed through our fundraising link, we receive […]

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Tate: a very special senior

by Julie Gadberry “Before walking into IndyHumane for the first time in October 2019, I had never been to a shelter and had no idea what to expect. After looking up and down aisles of barking dogs, I got to the second to last kennel where I found Tate curled up, asleep in his bed […]

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Indy Mutt Strut 2020 Hits Fundraising Goal!

IndyHumane announced today their fundraising results for their 17th Annual Mutt Strut, which took place last month. In total, Mutt Strut 2020 raised $245,000 and hosted 1,035 participants. The event’s net revenue is equal to the net revenue from the 2019 Mutt Strut, an impressive feat in the midst of the global health pandemic which […]

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Foster Feature: Pippa + Stanley

My heart is broken. My heart is full. Just over 7 weeks ago we welcomed a foster pup into home, and just under one week ago he made his transition to his forever home. I miss him every day. I grew up with dogs, but my husband has never had a pet. As an adult […]

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Benefits of Adopting a Pet For Seniors

Benefits of Adopting a Pet For Seniors Adopting a pet is beneficial for people of all ages as they provide joy, excitement, and an endless abundance of compassion to their owners. Owning a dog can be challenging at times, especially during the training phase, however, their benefits far outweigh the hard time they may give […]

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The FitzGeralds Foster

Ellen FitzGerald shares her experience of becoming an IndyHumane Foster Parent for the first time! What inspired you to foster? My husband, Sean, and I had been talking about getting a dog for the last few months, even going so far as to visit IndyHumane a couple of times in January and February. However, we […]

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Meet your 2020 Top Dog!

For Sophia Pruitt (17), it all started with a lemonade stand and an innate love of animals. In May of 2010, Sophia opened a lemonade stand on Lemonade Day to raise money for IndyHumane. She dressed up as a Dalmatian and happily walked her $70 into the shelter. We gave her a tour and she […]

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Happy Tail: Norma Jean

Sounds like Norma Jean (now renamed Luna) is having the time of her life in her forever home! “She was very timid and shy on the way home, just like she was at your place. Kissing and wagging her tail if prompted, just not jumping around, almost like she was down in the dumps. So […]

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