VHS News

Work at the VHS!

Apr 14, 2019

Work at the VHS!

Join our team! The Vanderburgh Humane Society currently has 2 openings for:FACILITIES TECHNICIANOur facility always require attention in the form of regular cleaning, upkeep and maintenance, occasional repairs, and many other little things that are vital to smooth operations. The facilities technician is responsible for fighting against the natural entropy of a large environment to help ensure that the facility is clean, safe, and functional for everyone (including the animals) who uses it.The f...

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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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Going, Going, Gone to the Dogs! "Fantastic Pets"

Apr 04, 2019

Going, Going, Gone to the Dogs! "Fantastic Pets"

The Vanderburgh Humane Society’s 24th annual Going, Going, Gone to the Dogs! Benefit Dinner & Auction, sponsored by Pet Food Center and Jack Rogers Realty, will be held Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Old National Events Plaza Ballroom. (A new date and new venue this year!) The 2019 theme is, “Fantastic Pets & Where to Find Them!” The auction typically nets over $60,000 each year for the VHS, which serves the largest number of animals in the Tri-State each year.The V...

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Mutt's Morning Out

Mar 03, 2019

Mutt's Morning Out

The Vanderburgh Humane Society is excited to announce our newest pilot program “Mutt’s Morning Out!”Mutt’s Morning Out allows members of the general public to take a VHS shelter dog “out on the town” for a couple of hours. Life in a kennel 23 hours a day can be very stressful on a dog’s psyche. It is emotionally upsetting for them, particularly when they have always been used to family life and then suddenly find themselves homeless. Mutt’s Morning...

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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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