#Mightycat: Piko

Meet Piko – our newest Orphan Kitten Club #Mightycat! Piko was surrendered to Lawrence Humane when he was approximately 5-6 weeks old, underweight and with a belly full of worms. After receiving his first dose of medication, he was sent to foster care so he would have a safe place to gain some weight before he could be made […]

Dale Willey Honda Sponsors Pet Microchip Clinic

What an awesome day to serve the animal community of Lawrence! On Saturday, June 24th, Dale Willey Honda and Lawrence Humane partnered together to host a drive-thru microchip clinic at the Honda Dealership in Lawrence. During the event, 59 animals were microchipped for free thanks to Dale Willey subsidizing the cost. Dealership staff also provided […]

Lawrence Humane Staff Provide Support to North Lawrence Camp

Over the last several months, Lawrence Humane staff – including Social Worker, Maddie Lockett; Animal Services Manager, Tia Ezell; Clinic Manager, Megan Herman; and Executive Director, Shannon Wells – have been going to the North Lawrence support camp for people experiencing houselessness, offering pet food, supplies, and support for pets and pet owners. In addition […]

Bullet the Cat

In 2011, a stray cat arrived to Lawrence Humane after being shot twice and trapped near a home in North Lawrence. At the time of his arrival to the shelter, he was only 2 years old. Veterinarians performed surgery on the cat where they removed one of the bullets but the other needed to remain […]

Celebrating our #fosterheros

Jordan Guskey Jordan started fostering for us last year and is an absolute joy to work with! He is up for any challenge and takes some of our more energetic pups. Jordan does an excellent job meeting the dogs’ needs and marketing them on social media. We’re so thankful for our fosters who show up […]

Meet this 13-year-old from NYC who volunteers at Lawrence Humane

This was sent to us from Anushka – a volunteer from New York City! “As I open the door to the Cat Room, I am immediately greeted by so many meowing kittens and cats longing for attention. I walk through the room and visit each and every one of them. I help some of the […]

5 Places to Walk Your Dog in Lawrence

Exercise is essential to living a healthy lifestyle for humans, but our furry friends need it just as much as we do! This helps promote mental stimulation and keeps your pets happy and in tip-top shape. With the launch of this year’s Paw Valley Challenge, we’re going to show you our top five favorite places […]

The Hi-Binx

While in college, many students experience emotional and physical stress due to their work load and other pressures surrounding college life. There are many ways to help with these stressors, one being an emotional support animal! Binx came to Lawrence Humane named Frosty. His owners, Lacee and her roommates, came originally planning to adopt another […]

A Life of Love and Second Chances

In May 2017, Bonnie Buzzard lost her dachshund, Roxie. She was heartbroken and believed she would never be able to love another dog the way she loved Roxie. Looking for a new dog to love, she checked the Lawrence Humane site frequently. Every time she looked, one dog always caught her eye – Kota. She […]

Love at First Sight

Back in April 2017, Mary Baskett and her husband had been hunting for a companion for several months. They were becoming discouraged as they constantly checked the Lawrence Humane site, but could never quite find their match. Their daughter kept telling them, “She’s out there waiting for you.” On a random day in April, Mary […]