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23 Cats Dumped on VHS Doorstep

The morning of July 11th, our first few staff members arrived to find four containers on our back porch containing TWENTY THREE cats total. Some are older, some are newbo...

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Mutt's Morning Out

The Vanderburgh Humane Society's Mutt's Morning Out program allows members of the general public to take a VHS shelter dog “out on the town” for a cou...

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Animal Hoarding Case: 58 Cats Arrive at VHS

Harrison County Animal Shelter called us on Friday, December 17, to ask for assistance with an animal hoarding case involving 58 cats in a single-wide trailer home in Per...

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Wildlife Tips: What to Do If You Find "Orphaned" Babies!

There is one specific thing that our community's people can do to most effectively help wildlife who appear to have been abandoned.And that is: nothing.Really. Nothin...

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A Record-Breaking Year: the 2021 Infographic is Here!

Our annual infographic is here! 2021 was the Vanderburgh Humane Society’s best year EVER with more adoptions and spay/neuter surgeries than any previous year! We ac...

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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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