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Work at the VHS!

May 21, 2020

Work at the VHS!

Join our team! The Vanderburgh Humane Society currently has openings for:FACILITIES TECHNICIAN (1)Our 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...

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2019 Statistics

Feb 01, 2020

2019 Statistics

Our 2019 Infographic is here! Please refer below for 2019 numbers. Some of these statistics are highlighted and elaborated upon below.Download the 2019 Infographic Here!3,428 animals sheltered, at least 69% 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, Spence...

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VHS Acquires Full Ownership of River Kitty Cat Cafe

Nov 20, 2019

VHS Acquires Full Ownership of River Kitty Cat Cafe

As announced at the press conference on November 20th, the Vanderburgh Humane Society and the owners of River Kitty Cat Café have entered into a purchase agreement. The VHS has assumed all ownership and operations of River Kitty effective November 18, 2019!River Kitty Cat Café at 226 Main Street opened in July of 2017 under the ownership of Annette Gries and Nancy Drake, two local cat lovers. They brought an international trend to Evansville shortly before it even reached major nea...

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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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