Skip to main content
Follow us:          

Blog

Meet our 2018-2019 Mutt Strut Top Dogs!

Indy came in to Meghan Kaphammer and her husband Phil’s lives on July 1, 2015.  Meghan brought him home from the shelter a few days earlier than planned as a surprise for Phil’s birthday. However, Indy was the one who received the biggest surprise when his new older brother, Bama, introduced himself and claimed Indy as...
Read more

One. Month. Away! Mutt Strut 2019

One month from today, thousands of people and their pups (and some cats) will walk the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the 16th Annual Mutt Strut, IndyHumane’s largest fundraiser and also the largest pet walk in the Midwest. During the event, participants have the unique opportunity to walk the historic IMS track, kiss the famous...
Read more

NTT IndyCar Series Champion Scott Dixon and Wife Emma Davies-Dixon Announced as Honorary Co-Chairs for IndyHumane’s 2019 Mutt Strut

Five-time NTT IndyCar Series Champion Scott Dixon and his wife, Emma Davies-Dixon, will be the official honorary co-chairs of its 2019 Mutt Strut fundraiser. The annual event will take place on April 27, 2019 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Dixon holds the distinction of being the winningest active IndyCar driver with 44 victories and is...
Read more

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...
Read more

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,...
Read more

“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...
Read more

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...
Read more

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...
Read more

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...
Read more

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...
Read more