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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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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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Recent grants help IndyHumane expand medical services

We recently received grants totaling more than $42,000 to support our medical care services and increase medical offerings to animals in the Indianapolis community. From the Banfield Foundation®, we received a $13,000 grant, to be used to purchase veterinary dental equipment at the IndyHumane Downtown Clinic (IHDC) in order to expand the scope of services...
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IndyHumane Adds Talent to Medical Team, Promotes Three

We are excited to annouce the internal promotions and hiring of several members of our medical, clinic and shelter services teams. Dr. Janet Gray has been hired as staff veterinarian. Dr. Gray has practiced small animal and shelter veterinary medicine for 22 years throughout the Midwest. She holds her bachelor’s in zoology and doctorate in...
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Raise a Glass to Raise Money for IndyHumane

IndyHumane’s young professionals group, Indy Professionals Advocating Animal Welfare (IPAAW) will host their signature fundraising event, Ales for Adoptable Tails, this Saturday, August 24. The event will take place from Noon to 3 p.m. at the Indianapolis City Market, in partnership with the Tomlinson Tap Room. The event benefits IndyHumane and the animal welfare organization’s...
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The importance of vaccines: $10 Lepto Vaccines through August

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and while this is not a super fun holiday, keeping your pets up-to-date on their recommended vaccinations and preventative care, is one of the most effective ways to keep them healthy and happy! Many diseases are spread through contact with other animals or a contaminated environment, vaccines provide your...
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IndyHumane’s Statement on Recent New York Declawing Legislation

the recent passing of New York legislation S.5532B/A.1303 which bans pet owners from declawing cats: “We applaud the efforts of New York’s state legislature on the passage of S.5532B/A.1303 into state law. Declawing is simply an outdated and unnecessary practice. This opinion has been part of IndyHumane’s ideology as an organization for years, and we...
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IndyHumane Receives Grant from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

We are so excited to announce that IndyHumane received a grant totaling $208,000 from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust. The Trust seeks to help people in need, protect animals and nature, and enrich community life in metropolitan Indianapolis and Phoeni “IndyHumane serves 10,000 animals annually through a variety of services, including low cost spay/neuter surgeries, vaccines...
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IndyHumane Encourages Pet Owners to Act with Care on Independence Day

As residents begin planning their Fourth of July celebrations, we ask that animals be kept in mind, as there is often an increase of lost pets following the holiday. Celebrations for the holiday often include fireworks and other commotion, which can be stressful to pets or result in them getting lost. For the safety and protection of...
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Foster Parent Highlight: Paige Devine

Paige Devine is an active foster parent here at IndyHumane. Over the years Paige has opened more than just her home to animals in need, but also the entirety of her heart. We were inspired greatly by Paige’s experience in our foster care department and want to share her story. If you or someone you...
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