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IPAAW Member Spotlight

Meet Jenn, IPAAW member and the proud owner of Bruno. She was born in Chicago and grew up in Warsaw, IN. Jenn’s favorite restaurant in Indy is Brugge Brasserie in Broad Ripple. Being SCUBA certified since she was 15 and a former Rugby player, Jenn enjoys CCA recreational sports leagues. Her hobbies include baking, crafting, and...
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Snuggle kittens and save lives!

IndyHumane will be hosting a “baby shower” this weekend to highlight animal foster care program opportunities and encourage families to help during the busiest seasons for young animals in need. This open house style event will feature a variety of activities for both children and adults, includingface painting, various games, a coloring station, silent auction,...
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“Won’t you please come get your baby? Maybe?”

IndyHumane is excited to partner with Northview Middle School this weekend in support of Annie Jr., the school’s spring musical. IndyHumane will have their PAW (Pet Awareness Wagon) mobile unit on site one hour prior to each performance to allow attendees to observe and interact with adoptable animals. If show attendees meet an animal they...
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IndyHumane’s Animal Welfare Center to Host Free Pop Up Shop for Furloughed Federal Employees

To help those affected by government shutdown, IndyHumane’s Animal Welfare Center will be providing a one day, free, emergency pop up shop this Saturday, January 26, for furloughed employees affected by the current government shutdown. By showing their federal government badge, furloughed workers can get free pet food for their animals. The pop up will be...
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IndyHumane names David Horth as CEO

IndyHumane names David Horth as CEO INDIANAPOLIS – The Humane Society of Indianapolis (IndyHumane) has named David Horth as its chief executive officer, as of December 19, 2018. Horth has served in various volunteer capacities for IndyHumane for almost 17 years, including interim CEO and chairman of the board. He has held volunteer leadership positions...
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The Love of a Cat: How Daniel Changed Edith’s Life

Daniel is very, very special. In ways impossible to explain. Unique. Intuitive. Quietly present, but not intrusive. (I wish people were as genuinely caring as he is!) I respect his need for his own space and he respects mine. When he does come to me for attention, it’s so special because he’s sharing and giving...
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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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