Lawrence Humane to host monthly low-cost vaccine clinics

On Sunday, April 18th, we hosted a low-cost vaccine and microchip clinic for Douglas County residents. On Sunday, April 18th, the Lawrence Humane Society hosted the first of many low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics that we plan to offer on a monthly basis. For our April clinic, we were able to serve: We have seen […]

Saving lives in Douglas County for 70 years

Let’s transport back into time to 1881. The United States encounters three different presidents in one calendar year, the American Red Cross is established, Kansas becomes the first state to prohibit all alcoholic beverages, and stray animals are a nuisance to Marshal Pretince here in Lawrence, Kansas. Under an advertisement for fruit cake, macaroons, and […]


“On January 28, 2021, we brought this handsome guy to his fur-ever home! There is a lot to be said for me to jump into something like this – I love my white carpet, my clean house, and my freedom to come and go at the spur of the moment. We’ve been without a dog […]

CPR Fund: Sunny & Rocket

I only want to give them as much as they’ve given to me.” Sunny and Rocket’s mom, Michelle, applied for the Crisis Pet Retention Fund at the beginning of November in 2020. She noted in her application that she had lost her housing due to a volatile situation and her pets were not allowed at […]

How A Microchip Brought A Wandering Pup Back Home

Our in-house counsel, Katie Barnett, was driving home from running errands. In the middle of the dusty country road, a tiny lil’ black and white pup was trotting around, clearly lost. Katie pulled off to the side and the sweet girl sprinted right into her arms. In the midst of many kisses, Katie realized there […]

Wet Nose News Magazine – December

The Wet Nose News magazine is chock full of animal stories, happy adoptions, fun games/contests, and other going-ons at the shelter. This month’s issue features a great story about a Lawrence legend, a brand-new behavioral column, and year-end CPR updates.

Adoption Story: Dude

Previous Next “I wanted to give a 1 month adoption update on Zuko, formerly Dude. Zuko has settled in well to his new home. He has been perfectly potty trained since day 1 and trustworthy with free roam in the house. He loves his new doggy brother and sister, as well as his 2 kitty […]

Adoption Story: Karma

“Our previous dog, Kira, was also adopted at LHS. She passed away in May, a couple months after COVID started. We were so sad, and there were so many other things to grieve like not being able to see family and not having a commencement after I finished graduate school. We thought we’d wait awhile […]

Adoption Story: Tundra

Tundra has been a Lawrence Humane resident for several months. This lovely couple had been fostering Tundra off and on during that time. Each time they talked about possibly adopting him, they would receive a phone call about a potential adopter and take Tundra up to the shelter for a meet. The first meeting with […]