Clear the Shelter 2021

The sun was shining as Lawrence Humane staff arrived early in the morning to the animal shelter on Saturday, September 18th. With high hopes, we prepared to find homes for more than 100 animals in a single day. Kennels were cleaned and plans were made for fosters to bring their foster pets to the shelter […]

Roscoe & Bleu Livin’ the #FarmLife

A couple, Bill & Cathy, who live outside of town on several acres of land came by one afternoon with high hopes of finding a new member to add to their farm full of goats and llamas! Bill was quite partial to a 6-year-old australian shepherd named Rosco who had been at the shelter for […]

Happy 19th Birthday to Polly Prissy Pants!

“Honey, you’ve gotta see this cat!” my wife called from the other room. Having adopted a sweet little tortie from LHS just a few months previous, we weren’t looking for another cat for ourselves – we were just trying to help a friend find her match. But the minute I saw Polly Prissy Pants’ photo, […]

Take a look at Sugar’s Catio!

Hello, friends! It’s Sugar here…with my first ever blog post! When you only have one and a half paws – typing takes a while, you know? I bet you’ve been enjoying the summer! What’s not to like, right? Sunshine…blue skies…a nice breeze…bird watching…munching on some cat grass while laying on your belly… Oh! Wait…that last […]

Love From A Dog Named Calli

Sydney was attending college at the University of Kansas back in 2015 and was feeling overwhelmed by her course load. She opted to get her degree in three years instead of four and the pressure was really taking a toll on her mental health. As many college students do, she was struggling to feel like […]

5 Lessons Every Pet Parent Can Learn From Volunteering at the Humane Society

I’ve been a dog lover as long as I can remember. One of my parents’ earliest home videos is of me tapping on the glass to our labrador retrievers outside, laughing every time they approached and begging for more. But being a dog lover and really understanding them are not the same. I learned that […]

Tips For a Safe 4th of July

For people, the 4th of July can mean fun, food, friends and fireworks, but for our pets, it can be one of the scariest days of the year! Make July 4th holiday a whole lot better for your furry friends by following these steps for a stress free day for both you and your animals. Prepare […]

CPR Fund: Caring for Fatz

“Hello, this is Gerald *last name*, proud father of Fatz *last name*.”  This is how Gerald began every phone call with our staff members over the two and a half months that Fatz was in the care of the Lawrence Humane Society’s Crisis Pet Retention (CPR) program. The love he has for his dog was […]

Lawrence Humane is officially a Mightycat Partner!

The Lawrence Humane Society is thrilled to announce that we have been chosen by the Orphan Kitten Club to be a Mightycat Partner organization, and have been awarded a $17,850 Mightycat Program Grant! Orphan Kitten Club’s (OKC) mission is to end the killing of neonatal kittens and give every kitten a chance at a full […]

How to help reunite lost pets in Lawrence using “Petco Love Lost” database

On April 23rd, National Lost Dog and Cat Awareness Day, Lawrence Humane Society is proudly joining forces with Petco Love, formerly known as the Petco Foundation, a national non-profit working to lead and inspire change for animals, and animal welfare groups across the country, on a shared mission to help reunite lost pets with their […]