Pets Heal Hearts – Roommates Foster During School Year

“I started fostering through the Lawrence Humane Society in August 2019 with a pair of two-week old, black kittens – Pumpkin and Boo. I began fostering because of my love for animals and I missed my dog back home while I was away at school. I really don’t think a house feels like a home […]

PETS IN THE PRESS – ComMuNity RespoNse to FosteriNg HumaNe Society ANimals

In Lawrence, as elsewhere across the country, residents have been stepping up in big numbers to care for animals in the community. The stay-at-home order issued by Douglas County to curb the coronavirus pandemic has led to unprecedented hardships, to be sure, but also has created a uniquely comforting circumstance for animals who need care […]

Pets Heal Hearts

In the midst of all that is going on with the worldwide pandemic, we are experiencing plenty of emotions as every single human navigates this uncharted territory together. Confused, lonely, anxious, sad, angry, and hopeless – just to name a few. Many of us are quarantined to “flatten the curve” in order to not overwhelm […]

COVID-19 Press Release

Lawrence Humane Society Seeks Public Help for Shelter Response to COVID-19 Concerns LAWRENCE, KAN. – March 17th, 2020 — New protocols put in place for the health and well-being of the animals, shelter staff, and the community at large.  As COVID-19 concerns rise, the Lawrence Humane Society is asking for the public’s help caring for homeless […]

LHS Alum Builds Quite the Resume

When Marty — then Martel — came to us on April 21st, 2016, we knew we had someone special on our hands. Even as a stray pup, Marty was energetic, intelligent, and loving as ever! Between Marty’s first behavior exam and play groups with other dogs, our Behavior Supervisor Ethan Hrabe noticed some special qualities that […]

Grace the Go-Getter

The Lawrence community is fortunate to have so many talented and wonderful people who donate their time, energy, money, and much more. One particular member of our community stands out – this wonderful young woman, Grace.Instead of gifts for her birthday, this spunky 9-year-old asked all her friends for donations to the Lawrence Humane Society! […]