CPR Fund Keeps Pluto and His Pal Together

Pluto is a 4 year old black and white pit bull mix with soulful eyes and a playful demeanor. Out of the blue, Pluto became extremely ill. Of course, Pluto’s owner did what any dog dad would do when their best bud isn’t feeling well – he took him to the veterinary clinic. The painstaking […]

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.

A Letter From Fourteen-Year-Old Girl Brings Joy to Our Shelter

When staff first received the tiny note addressed to the shelter, it seemed like any other donation. Sometimes people mail their gifts to us via snail mail, but this gift was different. Inside was a $5 Walmart gift card and evidence of one young lady’s abundant love for animals. So what was in the letter?! […]

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: 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 […]

Adoption Story: Tom

“Just wanted to drop you a note and let you know how much our family is enjoying Tom. He has adapted wonderfully. He loves holding a tennis ball while getting belly rubs, giving kisses and using his new brother, Gus, as a pillow. He has been great for Gus. Gus was lonely after our other […]

Adoption Story: Marla

My name is MacKenzie and I adopted Marla a little over a year ago now from LHS. I was told I was her fourth adopter but her first forever home. She is my best friend and the smartest dog I have ever met. We conducted a DNA test and we’ve learned that she is a […]

Adoption Story: Zeke

“A little over a month ago our senior tripod husky passed away and it was pretty tough to deal with. Maybe a week or so after that happened, I got a message about a husky at Lawrence Humane who was ALSO a tripod. I knew the timing was too coincidental and decided we had to […]

Still Adjusting to Your New Pet? Try the 3-by-3 Rule!

Adapting to a new pet can take some time! Here are a few tips we have for helping with this task.  We hope these tips will help you and your furry friends. For more fun, head over to our Wet Nose News online magazine on Issuu!  This article was first published on page 5 of the November […]

CPR Fund Keeps This Four-Legged Family Together

When a wonderful dog mom lost her job and housing in 2020, she did everything she could to keep the family together. For months, she lived in a hotel that offered extended stays with her 14-year-old black lab, Samantha, and her two six-year-old mastiff mixes, Scout and Tyson, while she looked for a job to […]