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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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Mutt Strut 2020 Goes Virtual

IndyHumane today announced the decision to cancel the in-person elements of their 17th annual Mutt Strut fundraiser and is moving the event to a virtual experience. The decision was made due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, known as “the greatest spectacle in dog walking”, was scheduled to take place at Victory Field. The annual...
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Limited-Edition IndyHumane Merchandise Available Now

  Celebrate our 115th anniversary, support our programs & services, and rock some awesome IndyHumane apparel this fall! Safely and securely order online here and enjoy no-contact delivery to your door! Visit bonfire.com/store/indyhumane to order your limited-edition merch today.
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Who has the cutest pet? You do!

Think your pet is the best? You’re right! Now, you can prove it to the world. Your furry friend could be featured as the cover photo of our Facebook page for one month in 2021! Enter our Cutest Pet Contest today! See our Contest Rules and here at gogophotocontest.com/indyhumane. The contest wraps up at 12:00pm on Saturday, August 1st....
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IndyHumane Increases Medical Services for Animals in Need Thanks to Grants

Despite the challenges and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, local animal welfare nonprofit IndyHumane has been able to increase their medical service offerings to help local homeless animals and pets in the Indianapolis community, thanks to grants totaling more than $150,000. IndyHumane received a $100,000 grant from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust for general...
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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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Foster Feature: Riley

By Riley Thompson In mid-March I decided that it was officially time for me to begin fostering animals through IndyHumane. Once I told my family and friends that I was planning on fostering the expected questions followed: How are you going to give them back? How much do you have to pay to take care...
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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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One Foster’s Journey

By Brian Snow Obviously in the grand scheme, there was no good news by the outbreak of the Coronavirus Pandemic taking lives, stopping travel and keeping us all at home. As a sportswriter who travels all the time, it limits my ability to do my job, putting my job, and the job of many others...
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