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Giving Thanks for Our Pets

The staff of the Humane Society of Indianapolis was asked to consider why we’re thankful and appreciative for the special place they have in our lives. Some of our answers are below; share yours on our Facebook page. Connie Swaim, Behaviorist When I went to the Humane Society of Indianapolis to adopt a dog in...
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First-Annual Face of Love Breakfast a Success

The first-annual Face of Love Breakfast was a great success! Thank you to the nearly 500 of our supporters who attended, and especially to our sponsors Harrison College School of Veterinary Technology and Crowe Horwath. Attendees heard stories about our animals and services and enjoyed a special video. Thanks to Pet Pals TV for producing...
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Microchipping Event and “To the Rescue” Book Signing – Saturday, December 5

On Saturday, December 5, 2009, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., join us for our next microchipping day to benefit both your pet and Gleaners Food Bank. And until 1 p.m., get your copy of “To the Rescue: Found Dogs with a Mission” pawtographed by Batman, certified therapy greyhound, and his human, Billie. Both are featured...
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Cat Training Demonstration

Saturday’s your chance to see how cats – including available shelter felines – can be trained quickly to perform entertaining tricks through positive, reward-based training! On November 21, from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., join us and professional pet trainer Melissa Heigl in our Wellness Center to have some fun and see how it’s done....
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Victim of Dog Fighting Brought to Humane Society of Indianapolis

Five-year-old dog found on north side latest casualty of bloodsport. A five-year-old dog is the latest victim of dog fighting in Indianapolis. “Valor” was found by Good Samaritans on Guion Rd. north of 71st St. last night and brought to the Humane Society of Indianapolis (HSI) for medical attention. The dog was injured too badly...
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Limited spaces available at the Face of Love Breakfast

The Face of Love Breakfast will be the Humane Society’s finest hour! There are limited spaces available at this free event on Thursday, November 19th at 7:30 a.m. at the Marriott downtown. More than 400 guests will see the sweeping changes here in the last 12 months and experience the most inspiring and moving 60...
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Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Older pets can learn new tricks! Help us celebrate Adopt a Senior Pet month this November. Most animals end up in shelters through no fault of their own. This is especially true of mature animals.Some have been surrendered because their families had to move to assisted living or shared housing or passed away, and others...
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Animal Shelter Appreciation Week: Show the animals you care!

Mayor Greg Ballard visited the Humane Society of Indianapolis on Thursday, October 29, and proclaimed November 1 – 7 Animal Shelter Appreciation Week in Indianapolis. Marion County’s (and Indiana’s) two largest animal shelters, the Humane Society of Indianapolis and Indianapolis Animal Care and Control, along with smaller area shelters, care for tens of thousands of...
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Yappy Hour benefit: Tonight at Rock Bottom Brewery!

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Featured Pets: Cosmo the Cat and Starsky the Dog

I’m Cosmo, a two-year-old male kitty. I’m simply a sweet guy who needs a patient family to let me warm up to them – that won’t take long once I meet you! See all of our available cats! My name is Starsky, and I’m a handsome young American Pit Bull Terrier mix looking for a...
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