2024 Mullie Classic Golf Tournament

We had the BEST time at the 2nd annual Mullie Classic Golf Tournament on Monday, April 29!   Surrounded by crazy Kansas spring weather days, we were lucky enough to get a ton of sunshine and very little wind for this 4-person scramble at Lawrence Country Club! 19 teams of 76 golfers joined us for […]

Catching up with former Lawrence Humane Volunteer, Grace Bean

Meet Grace Bean – former KU student and Lawrence Humane volunteer. Grace adopted a dog named Casper from our shelter before she moved away from Lawrence. We reached out to catch up and see what Grace was up to in her post-Lawrence life!  What brought you to Lawrence? I am from St. Louis, Missouri and […]

Humphery Fund

Many of you will remember Humphrey, the stray cat who was brought in to Lawrence Humane severely emaciated, dehydrated, and so terribly matted that his fur formed a multi inch-thick exoskeleton over his body. You can read Humphrey’s whole story here! While Humphrey eventually passed away in a loving foster home, his story continues to […]

Winter Blues: Fighting the Itchies, Scritchies, and Bities

It’s that time of year and if you are going absolutely bonkers listening to your dog (or cat) itch, scratch, lick, bite, and gnaw, please know you are not alone! Animal skin conditions are unfortunately all too common, especially as the weather turns cold and dry. When we turn on our heaters, we create a […]

6 ways to support Lawrence Humane this holiday season

With the holiday season among us, many folks are filled with the spirit of giving and looking for ways to give back to their community. We’ve compiled a list of 6 impactful ways you can make a difference for the lives of shelter pets! Your support helps ensure every tail wags a little brighter during […]

Best Friends Animal Transports

Once a month, the Lawrence Humane Society participates in animal transports. We serve as a waystation for Best Friends Animal Society , giving animals a safe place to land for the evening and rest. You know how road trips are – gotta get out and stretch those paws! These lifesaving transports move animals from an […]

KU Athletes Volunteer at Lawrence Humane

Over the past few weeks, we have been busy hangin’ with KU college students, who just so happen to represent your Kansas Jayhawks on the field and court! We had the pleasure of hosting KU football players to volunteer at Lawrence Humane – teaching them about what our organization does for the community, how to […]

Fur Ball 2023

We had the most incredible time at the 29th annual Fur Ball! Nearly 300 donors and supporters gathered in-person to celebrate the care that Lawrence Humane provides to over 6,000 animals every year, with even more supporters joining the celebration virtually and from afar. Through ticket sales, auction items, paddle raising, sponsorships, raffle items, and merch, […]

Clear the Shelter 2023

Every summer, animal shelters across the nation participate in a “Clear the Shelter” adoption special. This will have been our 9th year in a row (yes – even during COVID!) that we have hosted this exciting adoption special. While we don’t always completely “clear” the shelter, we always have an amazing life-saving day and this […]

Shannon Wells voted Community Leader in Lawrence

While the Lawrence Humane Society placed 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in a number of meaningful categories, we’re especially excited about our executive director, Shannon Wells, winning 1st place for Community Leader!    In the 3.5 years that she’s been in Lawrence, Shannon has given more of herself to serving this community than many people will give in […]