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 […]

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 […]