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The VHS Holiday Gift Guide is Here!

Shop smarter this holiday season with the ultimate shopping companion. From pet essentials to stylish accessories, we’ve got something to accommodate everyone&rsquo...

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VHS Receives One of Six National HSUS Mentorships

The Vanderburgh Humane Society leadership team is incredibly proud to share that they have received a 2024 Humane Society of the United States Community Cat Mentorship. O...

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FREE or Reduced Adoptions Statewide November 5-11

Adopt a Hoosier Shelter Pet Week!The Indiana Coalition of Animal Welfare Professionals alongside 22 shelters and rescue organizations across the State of Indiana are comi...

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What "No-Kill" Really Means

It's one of the first things people notice about an animal shelter or rescue organization these days. Some people even ask us outright. "Are you no-kill?" &...

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Hoarding: "If I Had a Big Farm, I'd Take Them All!"

One of the phrases we hear most often in sheltering is "If only I had a big farm..." followed by something like, "I'd take them all home," "I...

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Pets in Media

Nearly everything we do is influenced in some way by media and pop culture. It's just the world we live in. Animal welfare is no exception. Have you ever paid attenti...

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