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Hairy Pawter & the Magical Creatures July 27th!

Jul 02, 2019

Hairy Pawter & the Magical Creatures July 27th!

On Saturday, July 27, 2019 the Vanderburgh Humane Society will be transformed into Pawgwarts for a themed adoption event! Enjoy "10 Galleons" ($10) off all adoptions, plus spin the wheel for a chance to win additional money off! Many VHS shelter animals will be Sorted into houses based on their personalities to help you find the perfect match! This is a come-and-go type event with FREE ADMISSION for ALL AGES!Enjoy themed vendors:Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library activity (free!)Liv...

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Readers' Choice Awards 2019 - Vote Now!

Jul 01, 2019

Readers' Choice Awards 2019 - Vote Now!

The Courier & Press Readers' Choice Awards are now open! Submit your ballots here and vote for the Vanderburgh Humane Society for "Best Place to Adopt a Pet" and "Favorite Nonprofit" in the Services, Faces, & Places category. You can also vote for the Happy Tails Resale Shop under the "Best Clothing Resale/Consignment Shop" in the Shoppers category. Vote once a day, every day through July 13th!...

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VHS Performs 75,000th Spay/Neuter Surgery!

Apr 12, 2019

On Friday, April 12th the VHS Low-Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic performed its 75,000th surgery. This is an extraordinary milestone that we are so excited to achieve!The 75,000th patient was a female dog named Leia, pictured, who is a publicly-owned Pug-Husky mix. Dr. Julie Gray, DVM, the VHS veterinarian, performed her surgery at about 11:15 am on April 12th with no complications.In July of 2007, the VHS opened the Davidson/Rausch Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic to begin to reduce the number of anim...

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2018 Statistics

Jan 21, 2019

2018 Statistics

Our 2018 Infographic is here! Please refer below for 2018 numbers. Some of these statistics are highlighted and elaborated upon below.Download the 2018 Infographic Here!2,903 animals sheltered, at least 68% from Vanderburgh CountyVHS is an open-admission shelter, which means we do not turn away any owner-surrendered animals. People do not have to live in Vanderburgh County/Evansville to surrender an animal. In fact, note the percentages of our intakes who came from Gibson, Warrick, Posey, and He...

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Shop at 1-800 PetMeds, and Help VHS Animals!

Sep 05, 2018

Shop at 1-800 PetMeds, and Help VHS Animals!

The Vanderburgh Humane Society is now a 1-800 PetMeds affiliate! Shop through our unique link as a new customer, and we will receive a $20 donation for every order over $49 (plus you get free shipping!)...

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*NEW* Schnucks eScrip Card Updates!

Aug 25, 2018

*NEW* Schnucks eScrip Card Updates!

Looking for an easy way to help out the animals at the VHS? Well, it's as simple as doing something many people do every week... shopping!Schnucks eScrip ProgramIf you're a Schnucks shopper, you can donate up to 3% of your purchases just by having the cashier scan your eScrip Card during check out at any local Schnucks location!Pick up a card from the VHS or at any Schnucks service desk, and select the Vanderburgh Humane Society as your charity of choice when you register your card. Regi...

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