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Daphne the Kitten

I’m Jessica Kanalos, the Foster Care Manager at IndyHumane. I’ve fostered a lot of animals in my time as Foster Care Manager, but today I want to tell you about a very, very special little kitten named Daphne! Daphne came to IndyHumane from another shelter after being found as a stray. She had a broken...
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Pumpkin Season

On Thursday, August 16, the IndyHumane medical team received a note from Indianapolis Animal Care Services that a stray dog needed immediate medical attention. Not an unusual note to receive from IACS on any given day, but this particular dog’s situation was abnormal. Pumpkin, a young tan pit bull mix, appeared to be suffering from...
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Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day

 Today, August 28, is Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day. The death of a precious pet creates a huge loss for many of us, as our furry family member is no longer by our side.  Many pet parents silently grieve the loss of their pets, but mourning a pet helps us reconcile the loss and honor that...
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What Your Support Does For Dogs Like Tucker

Tucker was one of the first dogs to enter the Behavior Medication program at IndyHumane.  Confiscated for cruelty twice and adopted out 3 times because of his extraordinary needs, Tucker ended up at another shelter after his second adoption, where staff drove to pick him up.  He had such an impact on our staff that...
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Dogs Arriving from El Paso

IndyHumane has been called upon to spearhead a special animal transport on Monday to help the pet overpopulation crisis in El Paso, TX. Sixty dogs will be transported through the Humane Society of the United States Shelter Ally Project and are set to arrive at IndyHumane Monday evening, 6pm (ETA). The dogs are being transported...
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What I’ve Learned in 55 Weeks of Working in Animal Welfare

As I wrote this piece, I realized it’s been 55 weeks since I started at IndyHumane. There are times when it feels like it’s been every bit of 55 weeks and other times when it feels like…well, 55 minutes. I’m learning a lot and have much more to learn. Also, I admit that I wrote...
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June Specials at IndyHumane’s Vaccine Clinics!

Summertime is the best time, don’t you think? ☀ The dogs and cats sure do! One thing that becomes especially important in the summer, however, is preventative care for your pets. As your animals spend more time outside, let us help you make sure they’re protected! Stop by one of our two low-cost vaccine clinics...
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New Look, Same IndyHumane

As you’ve browsed our new website, you’ve probably noticed a new look – including a new logo! We also are going by the shortened version of our name, IndyHumane, rather than by the full “Humane Society of Indianapolis.” And if you’ve donated to IndyHumane, you may have received a postcard in the mail explaining the...
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Mutt Strut 2018 – Press Release

(April 22 – Indianapolis) – On Saturday morning, thousands of people and their pups (and some cats) will walk the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the 13th Annual Mutt Strut, IndyHumane’s largest fundraiser. Mutt Strut Indianapolis is the Greatest Spectacle in Dog Walking and the largest pet walk in the region. Participants have the unique...
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Free Vaccines Thanks to Angie’s List Foundation!

Live in 46201 or 46203? Get your dog vaccinated for free thanks to a grant from the Angie’s List Foundation! IndyHumane’s Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic, located at our Animal Welfare Center, will honor this special until funding runs out! More details below! 456 N. Holmes Avenue Lasts until funding runs out! No appointment necessary. Must provide...
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