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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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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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Meet your 2020 Top Dog!

For Sophia Pruitt (17), it all started with a lemonade stand and an innate love of animals. In May of 2010, Sophia opened a lemonade stand on Lemonade Day to raise money for IndyHumane. She dressed up as a Dalmatian and happily walked her $70 into the shelter. We gave her a tour and she […]

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Happy Tail: Norma Jean

Sounds like Norma Jean (now renamed Luna) is having the time of her life in her forever home! “She was very timid and shy on the way home, just like she was at your place. Kissing and wagging her tail if prompted, just not jumping around, almost like she was down in the dumps. So […]

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Happy Update from Bruno’s new family!

“Bruno has made a very best friend, Ruby, she’s an 11 month old German Shepherd/Labrador. The day Bruno and Ruby met, they played for 3-4 hours straight, stopping only to drink water! Bruno loves sitting on your lap and giving lots of kisses. He loves going for daily walks with his Dad while Mom is […]

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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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Happy Update: Pullo

Pullo (then Radio while at IndyHumane) was a very special boy who came to us originally as a stray. He ended up staying five long months waiting for his forever home until his patience was much rewarded when adopted by JoAnna and Bill. In this Happy Tail, JoAnna updates us on how both Pullo and […]

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Happy Update: Wally!

Today is the final day of #NationalPetWeek and what better way to wrap up a whole week dedicated to appreciating companion animals than with a very special Happy Tail!? We reached out to FOX59 Meteorologist, Amber Hardwick, to see how things have been going at her household since adopting Wally from our adoption center! Her […]

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IndyHumane + PUP

Indy is an amazing city!  My husband and I settled here in 1987, coming from a small town in northern Indiana.  We were immediately amazed by the number of local organizations coming together to support one another.  A respect for animals, the environment and historic preservation has become part of our/my ethic.  Sourcing recycled and […]

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