Volunteer Highlight

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Firework Alternatives

Fireworks are not good for pets, for people, or for the environment.…

Animal Sheltering Crisis

Your Lexington Humane Society is experiencing an increased number of animals in…

Honoring Black History Month in Animal Welfare

Most of you are already familiar with the incredible legacy of Booker…

What are Barn Cats?

🐱 Barn Cats (sometimes known as “Working Cats”) are healthy cats that…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2023

Looking for holiday gift ideas? We’ve got you covered! Impress the pet…

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Benefits of Owning a Cat

  June is Adopt-A-Cat Month, sponsored by Nancy Barron & Associates, Inc!…

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Basic Tips for Training Your Dog

By: Alex Malachowski  There are numerous options for training your new companion.…

Easy Ways to Contribute and Help Make an Impact at LHS

By: Alex Malachowski Our mission here at the Lexington Humane Society is…

3 Fun and Easy Ways to Bond with a Senior Dog

Adopting a senior dog can be a wonderful alternative to buying or…

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The Goal is Goodbye: Defining Success When You Foster a Shelter Pet

Foster care is a crucial part of the animal rescue world. Lexington Humane…

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Saint Patrick’s Day Safety and Health

In March, many pet owners celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with food, parties,…

Pet-Friendly Places Near Lexington, KY.

The city of Lexington is known for being the horse capital of…

Holiday Hazards Survival Guide

This is the time of year that the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center receives…

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Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween is quickly approaching, and, while this year may look a little…

Black Cats and Halloween

It’s that time of year again: Leaves begin to fall, Jack-O-Lanterns glow,…

Fall Plants and Pet Toxins

Knowing which popular fall plants can be toxic to dogs, cats, and…

The Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

Did you know studies have found that pet owners are less likely…

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Pet Safety: Fourth of July

Check out these simple tips this Fourth of July holiday to help…

Summer Pet Care Tips

Summer is a time for both you and your pet to enjoy…

Separation Anxiety

Researchers claim it takes about 21 days to form a new habit.…

From Feral to Forever

The Lexington Humane Society is fortunate enough to be able to help…

COVID-19 and Pet Safety

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization officially declared the COVID-19…

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Winter Pet Care Tips

In many areas, winter is a season of bitter cold and numbing…

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Why Spay or Neuter?

Spay or neuter surgery is one of the best things you can…

It’s all for the animals: Tails & Ales

Tails and Ales is an annual beer tasting event hosted by your…

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Happy Tails: Nugget

We have FANTASTIC news! After waiting almost 2 years to find her…

Not every pet will have a home this holiday season…

Thanksgiving Pet Safety

During this time of year, we express our gratitude for the people…

Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet

There are plenty of good reasons to adopt young pets, and there…

National Pitbull Awareness Day

Here at the Lexington Humane Society, we love our pitbulls. However, it…

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Thank you for visiting the Lexington Humane Society blog. Our mission is to to advocate the compassionate treatment of animals; educate the community on responsible, lifelong pet ownership; and promote adoption as the best option when searching for a new pet.

Among other things, LHS is the largest pet adoption agency in Central Kentucky, we educate the community on responsible pet care and the compassionate treatment of all animals, and we spay/neuter the pets of qualifying families at a low cost.

Simply stated, we Give Love, Teach Love, and Adopt Love. Make sure to check back for new articles!