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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 Declawing is simply an outdated and unnecessary practice.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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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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IndyHumane Announces Highest Mutt Strut Revenue since 2012

We are so excited to announce today the largest fundraising increase in 10 years for our 16th annual Mutt Strut, which took place last month at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In total, the 2019 Mutt Strut raised nearly $320,000 and hosted more than 3,500 participants. This is the highest revenue for the event since 2012,...
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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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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...
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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...
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